Jeffrey Hale - St Brigid's Hospital
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Jeffery Hale - Saint Brigid's is a publicly funded health establishment located in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. It provides a range of primary health care services to the population of Quebec's Capitale-Nationale (Greater Quebec City) region.
|Jeffrey Hale - St Brigid's Hospital|
|Location||Quebec City, Quebec, Canada|
|Opened||1856 (St. Brigid's Home)|
|Lists||Hospitals in Canada|
In 1856, Reverend Father Bernard McGauran founded Saint Brigid's Home as a shelter for Irish immigrants, widows and orphans. In 1864, philanthropist Jeffery Hale left a sum of money in his will to found a hospital to care for Protestants of all denominations.
In 2007, these two health establishments merged. Jeffery Hale - Saint Brigid's is legally mandated as a residential and long-term care centre (CHSLD - Centre d'hébergement de soins de longue durée) with complementary missions for hospital centre services and community (CLSC-type) services in English. Jeffery Hale - Saint Brigid's also has the mandate to serve the region's English-speaking population.
- Jeffery Hale - Saint Brigid's - Official Website
- Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online - Hale, Jeffery
- In French only: Guide des archives hospitalières de la région de Québec 1639–1970 Hôpital Jeffery Hale [1865-
- St. Patrick's Parish - Quebec
- Irish priests in the Diocese of Quebec in the nineteenth century