FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY EXPENSE ALLOCATION 2015-2016
Total Annual Expenditures: $2.074 billion

  • Compensation ($1.514 billion)
  • Utilities and Plant Maintenance ($143 million)
  • Medical and Surgical Supplies($120 million)
  • Drugs ($91 million)
  • Clinical Research ($53 million)
  • Other ($153 million)

COMPENSATION: includes all salaries and benefits. Also includes funds allocated for temporary staff.
UTILITIES and PLANT MAINTENANCE: includes utilities such as fuel, electricity and natural gas, telephone, minor equipment purchases, rentals, various building and equipment maintenance and maintenance supplies.
MEDICAL and SURGICAL SUPPLIES: includes a variety of medical and surgical supplies such as prosthetics, defibrillators, pacemakers, instruments, needles/gloves/ dressings and supplies.
DRUGS: includes general drugs, anti-infectives and anesthetic gases.
CLINICAL RESEARCH: includes health innovation, research education and other designated programs.
OTHER: Includes patient care supporting costs such as general office supplies, food, IT, lab supplies, insurance, equipment depreciation, etc.

STATEMENT OF OPERATING REVENUE AND EXPENSES
As of March 31, 2016 (in thousands)

2016
Operating revenue 2,074,562
Operating expenses 2,074,489
Net operating revenue over expenses 73
  • Nova Scotia Health Authority Provincial Office, 90 Lovett Lake Court, Suite 201
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3S 0H6
  • Telephone: 1-844-491-5890