NSHA asks Yarmouth area patients, families and community members for their feedback on cancer treatments and services


YARMOUTH, N.S. – Hearing from patients, their families and community members is an important part of the Yarmouth Area Cancer Services Review.

Nova Scotians who want to share their thoughts about cancer treatments and services available in Yarmouth and the surrounding area are invited to complete a survey. The survey is available both online and on paper. The link to the online version is here: https://www.engage4health.ca/care-close-to-home.  

Paper copies are available at:
• Yarmouth Regional Hospital (Cancer Patient Navigator’s office)
• Yarmouth Hospital Foundation office (main floor, Yarmouth Regional Hospital)                
• Yarmouth Town Hall
• Municipality of Yarmouth
• Roseway Hospital (reception desk)
• Digby General Hospital (reception desk)
• Collaborative Care Clinic – Digby
• Primary Care / Collaborative Care Clinic – Meteghan

The deadline for completing the survey is April 6, 2018. Anyone who has questions can call 1-866-599-2267.

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