Nova Scotia Health Authority's board of directors meets in Antigonish on Thursday, Sept. 19

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ANTIGONISH, N.S. – Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) welcomes members of the public to attend its board of directors meeting Thursday, Sept. 19 in Antigonish.

The meeting starts at 8:25 a.m. in the Keating Centre, Conference Room A, at St. Francis Xavier University, with the public portion running until 10:50 a.m. and an in-camera session to follow.

NSHA’s board of directors holds regular meetings at least six times each fiscal year, with four of those to include public sessions, as part of NSHA’s commitment to accountability and transparency.

Agenda items for the morning of Sept. 19 include the introduction of Interim CEO Janet Davidson, updates on patient access and flow, an update on physician recruitment and discussion of an organizational whistleblower policy.

Items discussed during in-camera sessions include confidential patient-specific issues, matters relating to specific board members or employees, other matters where personal information may be revealed or is prohibited under the provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, human resources and labour relations matters, contract negotiations and disputes.

Members of the public and media who wish to attend the Sept. 19 meeting are asked to RSVP by emailing board of director’s executive assistant Joanne Carter at

Please visit for more information on the conduct of board meetings and those in attendance, as well as  future open board meeting dates.

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