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.
Visitor restrictions are in place on the Rehabilitation Unit at Harbourview Hospital in Sydney Mines. The restrictions are in place to help limit the spread of flu-like illness among patients on the 21-bed unit.
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.