Quality Improvement is a key priority across Nova Scotia Health. Sharing evidence-based practice is valuable to clinicians across the province and promoting discourse that includes their clinical realities is the catalyst to making changes that improve outcomes for all.
Veronica Marshall-Bernard is new to her role as Clinical Therapist with Nova Scotia Health in her hometown of Potlotek First Nation, but her life experience makes her a veteran in her field. Her deep compassion for others greatly influenced her career path, which in many ways is only just beginning for this proud Mi’kmaq mother and grandmother.
Nova Scotia Health's Home First Philosophy promotes safe and timely care to meet the health care needs of individuals in the most appropriate setting. It involves supporting people to remain in their homes for as long as possible and to return people to their homes as soon as an acute care episode is completed.
The QEII Health Sciences Centre’s Halifax Infirmary site emergency department is experiencing high patient volumes this weekend. Patient waits in the emergency department may be long. We appreciate your continued patience.
When Andrea Monk, a recreation therapy assistant, arrives for work at Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s Home for Special Care, (known as Braeside) she is enthusiastically greeted by a hungry office mate, waiting patiently to be fed.
In an effort to ensure all Nova Scotians have access to COVID-19 testing as needed, especially those in rural communities where testing is not available nearby, the Public Health mobile units will be offering testing across the province.
Please be advised that beginning Tuesday, September 6, 2022, work will begin on the paving and expansion of the Summer Street driveway entrance at the QEII Health Sciences Centre’s Halifax Infirmary (HI). As a result, all metered parking spots near the HI entrance on Summer St. will be temporarily unavailable. The project is expected to be completed in late October.