Thousands of wishes have been cast into the #BMO200 fountain since its launch in January, and BMO Financial Group announced today that the opening wish of the year has been fulfilled at Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney, Nova Scotia
“This second measles case is linked to the case identified last week,” says Dr. Lynda Earle, medical officer of health for South West, South Shore and Annapolis Valley. “It’s quite a contagious virus, so not unusual that we would have more cases identified and through public awareness and our contact tracing, we’re aiming to keep that number down.”
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Dr. Michael Dunbar and his Orthopedic Research team at Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) have used Nova Scotia's health care data to gather information about orthopedic patient characteristics and their health outcomes.
Pediatric patients at Cape Breton Regional Hospital will soon join the Upopolis network, an innovative social media platform that helps young patients safely and securely access youth-friendly medical content, and stay connected with other patients as well as their families and friends while undergoing care.
Jim Antle started in-hospital dialysis treatment for advanced kidney disease at age 65. This meant spending three days a week at the hospital, a 30-kilometre drive each way from New Waterford to Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney. A few months after starting dialysis, Antle changed to at-home treatment. More than three years later, he can’t imagine going back.
New province-wide information on the number of people who do not have access to a family practice is guiding Nova Scotia Health Authority’s (NSHA) efforts to recruit professionals and expand access to primary care.