Timely access to health services related to gender transition is critical. People going through a gender transition often face stigma, discrimination and loss of support networks, which can lead to depression and poor mental health.
With summer upon us, many Nova Scotians will head to the many beautiful beaches, trails, parks and wooded areas located around the province. But as our time spent outdoors increases, so does the chance of coming into contact with ticks.
A collaboration between NSHA Public Health and multiple partners has produced a report to increase knowledge about active transportation and health trends in the Halifax region. Establishing a Baseline: Active Transportation & Health Indicators in the Halifax Region explores how active transportation, which refers to any form of human-powered transportation including walking and cycling, has improved physical and mental health at a relatively low cost in the Halifax region, in addition to positive environmental impacts.
The radiology department at Queens General Hospital (QGH) has been renovated to allow for the installation of new state-of-the-art digital x-ray machine, providing exceptional care for patients, while producing better image quality. A celebration event for donors, staff and other stakeholders took place on Tuesday.
It’s time for a revitalized health system in Cape Breton. There is an opportunity to provide quality services in our communities and facilities today, and for future generations. This is connected care.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to engaging Nova Scotians in establishing priorities and making decisions that matter to them and affect them. Guided by this commitment, NSHA is recruiting five new members for its 12-member Patient Family and Public Advisory Council.