When Judy Murray was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s disease, it was a lot to cope with, mentally and physically. She wanted to exercise but the seniors’ exercise programs offered in her community didn’t offer the kind of specialized instruction she needed. When a doctor referred her to the Active for Life Initiative, Judy “decided to get up and go.” It turned out to be just the right prescription.
Nova Scotia Health Authority president and CEO Janet Knox was joined by the Honourable Randy Delorey, Minister of Health and Wellness, today for the ribbon cutting at the Aberdeen Hospital’s new Emergency Department.
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.