Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is pleased to see that the provincial government’s budget, released Tuesday, supports a number of our key priorities for ensuring Nova Scotians have access to the programs and services they need to stay healthy.
There’s still time to register for a free two-day workshop being hosted by the Cape Breton Cancer Centre. The workshop, called “Ways to Wellness IX: Two Days of Hoping & Coping,” takes place Sept. 29 & 30 at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 128 in Whitney Pier. It runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days and is open to cancer patients and a family member/support person.
Nova Scotia Legislature Speaker of the House Kevin Murphy officially opened the Rick Hansen Healing Garden Friday at Common Roots Urban Farm, making the occasion by planting a ceremonial flower in a wheelchair-accessible garden bed.
Veterans and residents, families and volunteers, staff members past and present, Canadian Armed Forces representatives, dignitaries and dozens of others gathered Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Camp Hill Veterans Services.
Racheal Surette, Public Health Consultant – Health Equity, knows how important it is to provide services in a client’s language of choice. Public Health’s work to provide services and communication to French-speaking clients is one example of their commitment to meeting the diverse needs of the Nova Scotians they serve.
Racheal Surette, consultante en santé publique, Équité en santé, sait combien il est important d’assurer des services au client dans la langue de son choix. Les efforts de la Santé publique en matière de services et de communication à l’intention des clients francophones est un exemple de sa détermination à répondre aux besoins variés des Néo-Écossais qu’elle sert.
If you’ve been to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish recently, you may have seen Artist-in-Residence Rachel Power, or one of her volunteers, folding paper cranes with patients, their loved ones or staff members.
Thanks to the Nova Scotia Antidote Program—launched as a pilot project in the Central Zone in 2005 and rolled out province-wide in 2009—people who ingest toxic doses of medications and other potentially dangerous substances can access an antidote no matter where in the province they live.