Neurosurgeons at Nova Scotia Health’s Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (QEII) in Halifax now have access to a new digital neurosurgical planning and navigation software that will transform how they plan and deliver care.
As a nurse for 42 years, Dawn MacIntosh has worked in most areas of hospital care. After having roles with the Victorian Order of Nurses, the Paq’tnkek Mi’kmaw First Nation and in remote northern communities around the country, she now works in the emergency department at Guysborough Memorial Hospital.
A total of 28 researchers have been awarded $1.9 million through the Nova Scotia Health Research Fund.
Held once a year, this fund aims to build the capacity of Nova Scotia Health’s researchers and students and helps to catalyze new research opportunities.
The North Cumberland Memorial Hospital Redevelopment Project is well underway in Pugwash, Nova Scotia. The new facility will provide space for the services housed in the current hospital and in the primary care clinic next door to be under one roof. This project update includes progress photos, an overview of what’s next and information about the planning team. This update was also shared via mail with local residents at the end of July 2022.
Nova Scotia Health’s Innovation Hub has launched a six-month pilot program with Virtual Hallway, a Nova Scotian company that connects primary care providers with specialists to improve patient access to specialist care.
Virtual Hallway aims to improve patient access to specialist care by facilitating rapid specialist phone consults for family doctors and nurse practitioners while also saving time and effort.