In 2018, Pamela Corke and her husband returned to Nova Scotia to be closer to their children and grandchildren.
“Who doesn’t want to come back to that?” she said about her move from Rothesay, New Brunswick to New Glasgow three years ago.
While the couple had moved several times over the course of their careers to various provinces within Canada, they had always been able to find a new family doctor in the community where they lived.
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.”
Nova Scotia Health’s COVID-19 vaccine outreach clinics will be offering drop-ins for the Pfizer vaccine in Amherst, Wallace and Elmsdale next week to help support vaccine accessibility for residents and nearby community members.
The Nova Scotia Health outreach vaccine clinics will be in Sherbrooke and Sydney next week to offer drop-ins for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine (ages 12+) to support vaccine accessibility for Nova Scotians.
The Northside urgent treatment centre at Northside General Hospital will open Monday, Nov. 1, providing access to health care for patients with urgent, non-life-threatening illnesses or injuries with appointments offered within one to two days. Nova Scotia Health is hosting a public education session to share information about this new service.
Sylvia Warren, Placement Coordinator at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre in Berwick graduated from nursing school 37 years ago in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Warren started with Nova Scotia Health’s Continuing Care program in 2013 and has been supporting individuals in their transition to long-term care for over eight years.
“My role as a placement coordinator is to help get people who need long-term care on the wait list and then transition them to the appropriate homes depending on their needs. But there’s so much more to it than that,” explained Warren. “It’s about looking at the individual, who they are and finding the best fit for them.”
Nova Scotia Health’s COVID-19 vaccine outreach clinics will be offering drop-ins for the Pfizer vaccine in Central Zone this week to help support vaccine accessibility for residents and nearby community members.