Nova Scotia Health Authority’s (NSHA) Regional Tissue Bank and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service marked a unique partnership Thursday which has resulted in the first dedicated tissue recovery in Canada to operate within a Medical Examiner’s jurisdiction.
Gabriela Vellego’s first language is Portuguese. She also speaks fluent French, English and Spanish and is learning German and Italian. Languages aren’t just an interest for Vellego; they’re a passion. / La langue maternelle de Gabriela Vellego est le portugais. Elle parle aussi couramment le français, l’anglais et l’espagnol, et elle apprend l’allemand et l’italien. Les langues ne sont pas qu’un simple intérêt pour Gabriela, elles sont une passion.
"Every day is good"
Each year, hundreds of Nova Scotians get a second chance at life thanks to the generosity of organ and tissue donors. Learn how Eric King is living his life to the fullest after receiving the gift of life from an organ donor.
Find out more about Legacy of Life here http://www.nshealth.ca/legacy-life
Saint Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation (SMRHF) is pleased to announce the Sobey Foundation has made a transformative $1 million gift in support of cardiorespiratory care at the Hospital. In recognition of the gift, the cardio and respiratory services will be named Sobey Cardiorespiratory Services.
Close to 17 months after crews broke ground on the new addition at Dartmouth General Hospital, the facility’s staff, physicians and contractors are continuing to work together to create modern new care spaces that will better meet the needs of patients today and in the future.
When Dr. Amanda MacDonald and a fellow doctor initially opened their Windsor medical practice four years ago, there was a lineup of would-be patients stretching around the building and down the block on opening day.
If you have received a call or email from NSHA’s Stephanie Goodwin, you are likely on the receiving end of some positive news about your own health care. Stephanie is one of more than 10 people on the Need a Family Practice Registry team in Nova Scotia who are connecting registrants with either a physician or a nurse practitioner who are taking on patients.
The Sydney Renal Clinic is hosting its 5th Transplant Expo on Friday, Sept. 14 at the Ukrainian Hall in Whitney Pier. It takes places from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The expo focuses on helping kidney transplant patients better manage their own care. It is open to transplant donors, recipients and their families, people awaiting transplants and their families and the public. A limited number of seats remain available until Monday, Sept. 10. To register, contact 902-567-8067.