While visiting their son in British Columbia, Louise Lalonde’s husband, Claude, had a heart attack. He received the care he needed there, but once they returned home to West Pubnico, they found out their family doctor had moved away.
After a two year hiatus, the Cape Breton Cancer Symposium has returned. The theme of this year’s symposium is Breast Cancer: “When Evidence Meets the Patient”. It will be held on Friday, Sept. 28 at the Highland Arts Theatre, 40 Bentinck in Sydney. The symposium is taking a different approach this year as it follows breast cancer survivor Stacey Brygidyr-Rogers through her journey as a patient and what health care providers can learn from it.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) and the IWK Health Centre (IWK) are pleased to have reached respective collective agreements for the employees represented by the Nova Scotia Council of Unions Administrative Professional bargaining unit.
What started as a quality improvement project at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish (Eastern Zone) has expanded into a collaborative research project based at the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow (Northern Zone), involving Halifax-based researcher, Dr. Robin Urquhart (Central Zone).
The nursing team has completed education and clinical preparation and the supports are in place as Sydney’s Every Woman’s Centre prepares to start the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program on Monday, September 17.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s (NSHA) Regional Tissue Bank and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service marked a unique partnership Thursday which has resulted in the first dedicated tissue recovery in Canada to operate within a Medical Examiner’s jurisdiction.
Gabriela Vellego’s first language is Portuguese. She also speaks fluent French, English and Spanish and is learning German and Italian. Languages aren’t just an interest for Vellego; they’re a passion. / La langue maternelle de Gabriela Vellego est le portugais. Elle parle aussi couramment le français, l’anglais et l’espagnol, et elle apprend l’allemand et l’italien. Les langues ne sont pas qu’un simple intérêt pour Gabriela, elles sont une passion.