Johnena Kennedy, community outreach worker and Parent Connect program facilitators Tammy MacPhee-Doyle and Andrea Weyman-Hickman received the Dr. M.A. Mian Awards at the 2016 Living with Mental Illness and Addiction Conference in Sydney for the impact they have had on the lives of people living with mental illness and addiction.
Eight local university students received diversity bursaries from Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Central Zone (Halifax area and West Hants) at a Sept. 22 celebration at the QEII Health Sciences Centre.
Gauthier credits Dr. John Sapp and his Halifax-based team for saving his life. Treatment with an innovative catheter, unique to the QEII,
corrected an abnormal heart rhythm when other forms of treatment had failed.
The generosity of Nova Scotians continues even after they have passed away, according to a new Organ Donation and Transplantation in Canada report that shows this province has the highest deceased donation rate in the country, based on per million population.