When a person who is addicted to intravenous drugs lands in hospital with a serious health issue, staff have a double-barrelled crisis on their hands: now, they have a patient who is medically unstable due to illness and also at risk of life-threatening opioid withdrawal.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is pleased to announce that two new midwives have started work with maternal and child services at both South Shore Regional Hospital in Bridgewater and Fisherman’s Memorial Hospital in Lunenburg.
Please be advised that on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., patients and visitors are requested to both enter and exit from the front door of the Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, located on High St. in Lunenburg. This is due to work happening overhead near the cafeteria door.
Having served 39 years as a construction engineer in the Canadian Armed Forces and three years with a federal Crown corporation, Brian Neyedli decided to fully retire. With that came a pile of free time. He was interested in volunteering to give back to his community, but didn’t know what avenue to take.
Nova Scotia Health Authority and the IWK Health Centre are pleased to have reached respective collective agreements for the 6,500 employees represented by the Nova Scotia Council of Unions for the health care bargaining unit.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) researchers at the QEII Health Sciences Centre have received a $1.4 million grant towards eliminating the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the province. The grant, from Gilead Sciences Inc., SCALE (SCreening Access and Linkage to carE) program, supports a project initiated and led by principal investigator Dr. Lisa Barrett.