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Saskatchewan city of Moose Jaw has fully operational new hospital

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — A new hospital is now fully operational in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.

Moving to the new hospital from Moose Jaw Union hospital started on Monday.

The hospital was announced in 2009, and cost about $99.5 million.

It's been under construction since 2013.

The hospital will be called Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital, after the doctor and surgeon who served in Saskatchewan for 44 years.

The Wigmore family donated $2.5 million to the hospital.

The new hospital's rooms are all private and the hospital will house a MRI and hyperbaric chamber.

(CJME)

CJME, The Canadian Press

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