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Routine IT maintenance on Wednesday, June 19 will cause service interruptions between midnight and 6:00am affecting the YourHealthNS app and on-line appointment booking including COVID-19 testing, blood collection, X-Ray, EKG and the Need a Family Practice Registry.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Brain Health

NSH is dedicated to comprehensive brain health services, catering to neurological well-being and rehabilitation services to help manage an acquired brain injury. Our specialized team of neurologists employs cutting-edge diagnostics, including imaging and neurological assessments, for accurate diagnoses. From common neurological disorders to complex conditions, our services encompass personalized treatment plans, rehabilitation programs, and neurosurgical interventions. We prioritize patient education, promoting a proactive approach to brain health. With a commitment to research and compassionate care, our brain health services aim to enhance cognitive function and overall neurological resilience for our community.

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Clinics, Programs, and Services

Patient Education Resources

Concussion Recovery

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A concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This pamphlet includes information on how long symptoms last, symptoms to watch for, and what to expect the first few weeks. An in-depth list of common symptoms and how to deal with them, and a FAQ section is also included.

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Education Session

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Nova Scotia Health staff are offering a 2-part education session for people who have recently experienced a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) or concussion. Each session is 60 mins (1 hour) long. This session is being offered online using Zoom for Healthcare. This pamphlet explains who the session is for and how you can sign up.

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Anger After an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)

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Anger is a natural emotion. People with an ABI sometimes have problems with anger. It is important to manage your anger. If you do not manage your anger, it can hurt your relationships and make it hard for you to do things (like work or take part in social activities). Tips for managing anger are provided.

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Accessing Primary Care

There are many ways to access primary care, even if you're not currently attached to a primary care provider.

Answer a few quick questions to receive personalized instructions for accessing Nova Scotia Health's primary care options near you including in-person, virtual and telephone options.

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Find Emergency Care

Use this tool to identify the emergency care options that are currently available nearest to you.

If this is a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 for immediate assistance

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