One in three women experiences sexual assault in their lifetime. While these crimes are not always reported to police, there is support available through Nova Scotia’s Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) programs that provide options and care to people who have experienced recent sexual assault or abuse.
Paramedics are quite literally lifesavers and are working across the health system in emergency departments, air medical services and community clinics. The quality of care they provide plays a key role in the outcomes of individuals who are suddenly ill, have an injury, or require ongoing care.
Kris Stojic and her husband moved to Middleton four years ago from Ontario. They added their names to the Need a Family Practice Registry once they were settled in their new home.
“We really love the valley area and feel very welcomed by the community here in Middleton, even though it has been a challenge to access care.”
Representatives from Cumberland County and Nova Scotia Health have committed to work together to support the recruitment and retention of staff and physicians to support programs and services at All Saints Hospital in Springhill and Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre in Amherst.