Researchers at NSHA are pioneering ways to improve atrial fibrillation (AF) patients’ health and quality of life, partnering with Halifax-based Kinduct Technologies to develop and pilot a virtual clinic to follow patients with AF.
Nova Scotia Health Authority is adding two new, full-time permanent midwifery positions – one for the South Shore and one for the Antigonish area. This will bring the service to three positions in each area.
Beginning Monday Feb. 5, 2018, women in Nova Scotia will have the option to self-refer for abortion services.
Women who are considering an abortion will be able to call a toll free number, 1-833-352-0719.
Dr. Michael Vallis and colleagues at NSHA’s Behaviour Change Institute have been exploring how clinicians can most effectively motivate patients to change their health behaviors for more than a decade.
The results are in: patients of Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) are reporting a higher level of satisfaction with their care experiences across the province. That’s according to NSHA’s first patient experience surveys, reflecting results from 2016-17.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Public Health team is investigating a case of measles in Halifax/Dartmouth area. The risk to the general public is low; most people are protected from measles infection by being vaccinated.
It’s cold and flu season. While healthy people recover from a cold or the flu in relatively quick fashion, these illnesses can have a greater impact on young children, the elderly or people with weakened immune systems or chronic illnesses including hospital patients and long-term care residents.