Kevin Radcliffe didn’t think about the instruments used by his medical team during life-saving heart surgery more than a decade ago. But that changed when he recently had the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Medical Device Reprocessing department.
Let’s face it, a trip to the hospital is usually filled with a little bit of fear, apprehension and nervous energy. That’s why we have volunteers to greet and help patients and visitors as they arrive at our facilities across the province.
The community health boards representing Antigonish Town and County, Guysborough and Strait Richmond released their Collaborative Community Health Plan, outlining four priority areas identified by their communities after extensive community engagement.
Staff along with community partners, are celebrating World Breastfeeding Week, Sept. 30- Oct. 7. The week will be used to highlight the importance of supporting a mother who is breastfeeding, and supporting a culture of breastfeeding in local Cape Breton communities.
Health care professionals, care providers and community workers came together in Truro on Thursday for a workshop aimed at helping them better understand the challenges of supporting individuals with mental health and addiction issues, who are also living with a traumatic brain injury. The free event was sponsored by the Colchester East Hants Health Centre Foundation and organized by members of Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Mental Health and Addictions team.