A special delivery, in the form of a new MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) unit, arrives at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Saturday, Mar. 24. The delivery involves taking the old unit out and bringing the new machine into the hospital through the main entrance.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone: Halifax area and West Hants) is continuing with its Diversity Bursary program as a step to creating a more diverse workforce that better represents the communities we serve. Applications are now open for the 2018 diversity bursaries.
Researchers at NSHA and Dalhousie University are global leaders in defining the concept of frailty. They’ve developed tools for quantifying frailty that are now used in Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, China and other parts of the world.
The Bethune Ballroom at the QEII's VG site was overflowing on February 26, 2018 as more than 100 community members and NSHA staff gathered for a celebration of African Heritage Month. The focus of the event was in keeping with this year's African Heritage Month theme: Educate, Unite, Celebrate Community.
Nova Scotians who are prescribed take-home cancer drugs can benefit from a new fund to reduce out-of-pocket expenses. The fund means patients will pay no more than four per cent of their net family income for these drugs.