Lisa Hartlen loves working with patients but her favourite part of every day is seeing them leave the hospital. The casual porter at the Halifax Infirmary enjoys wheeling a patient to the front doors and wishing them well as they go home after illness or injury.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) and The Government of Nova Scotia announced Friday that exp. Architects Inc. will lead the design of the multi-year, multi-million dollar-renovation and addition at South Shore Regional Hospital.
The three community health boards in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality - Central Cape Breton County, East Cape Breton County and Northside the Lakes – have launched their community health plan for 2019 – 2022.
Visitor restrictions are in place on the rehabilitation and restorative care 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.
What impact can recreational drug use have on surgery and critical care patients? How does gender affect a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease? These and other hot topics are on deck for health professionals taking part in this spring’s Blood and Beyond conference in Halifax.
Repairs to the electrical system will impact some services at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital on Friday and Saturday. In order to repair the electrical distribution panel, planned power shutdowns are scheduled for Friday, Jan. 4 from 7:00 – 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. as well as Saturday, Jan. 5 from 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. at the hospital.
When our operators receive an emergency call, such as a code blue (cardiac arrest) or code red (fire), or notification of a trauma or acute stroke, they need to act quickly. Jason Bourne, a systems analyst with telecommunications enablement, programs the application that locating operators use when taking and responding to those calls.