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‘A very dangerous situation’: psychiatrists sound alarm over Sask. children’s hospital design

The doors are about to open at Saskatchewan’s first children’s hospital, but psychiatrists say the $284 million building is rife with safety and suicide risks.

They include poor sight lines from the nursing stations, dangerous equipment stored in unlocked cupboards and room doors that are easily barricaded, creating a possible suicide or hostage situation, according to a letter obtained by CBC News.

“It should not be this way. It’s a very dangerous situation for the patient, but also for the…

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