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Carts at Dartmouth General Hospital provide comfort to patients, clients and families

When caring for a loved one who is approaching end of life, small comforts can make a big difference: a cup of coffee or tea, a toothbrush...

Staff on Community Transitions Unit approach storm with a whole lot of heart

Lindi Barkhouse, manager of the Community Transitions Unit at the VG site of the QEII, shares how her staff are going above and beyond in...

Capital Health storm closures

All emergency departments are open as usual. QEII shuttle suspended until roads are cleared. 

Ahmed’s story: How making connections at Capital Health helped him secure employment in Canada

When Ahmed Almashharawi arrived in Halifax from Palestine in 2010 with the goal of working as an x-ray technologist, he didn’t know...

"All the right things" - Patient acknowledges compassionate care at Cobequid Emergency Department

This candid letter from a patient of the Cobequid Community Health Centre Emergency Department acknowledges that in spite of...

First Nations Health Career Fair encourages students to pursue employment in health care

On Feb. 27, the Native Council of Nova Scotia and Healing our Nations, with support from Capital Health hosted a health career fair at the...

Payroll April 1 and after

When the Nova Scotia Health Authority is launched on April 1, district health authority employees will continue to be paid as they are now...

Robert Kiteley: providing exceptional service

For Robert Kiteley, providing exceptional service means really listening to others and understanding where they’re coming from, even...

Listening most important part of serving

Mary-Anne Klus’s job is to listen; at least that’s how she sees it.

Call for high school volunteers for summer 2015

Students will learn valuable communication skills and make an important contribution to our community.

Pharmacy Awareness Month - March 2015

Visit information booths Tuesdays between 12 and 1 p.m at our cafeterias and common areas across the district.

Central Laundry finds a sustainability leader in Christine Weagle

According to Allan Vail, director of Central Laundry and Linen Services, the department now recycles 99 per cent of what arrives...

Education sessions on cultural competency offered to all staff in February, March and April

In the coming months, education sessions are being offered to all staff on cultural competency. These sessions will provide an opportunity...

Acceleration program aims to help staff with health behaviors and prevent chronic disease

Acceleration is a free 12-week program focused on exercise and behaviour change. It aims to improve habits and prevent chronic illness such...

Registered Nurse/Future Rap Star’s “Assessment Throw Down” Video Goes Viral

Twenty takes, one hour and almost 2,400 YouTube views later, “The Assessment Throw Down” rap video has been a successful and...

Addictions Services responds to waitlists for inpatient treatment

Currently the waitlist is fewer than 20 people, and has remained below 40 for several months.

Josh MacDonald Responds with HEART

Josh MacDonald, supervisor in Blood Collection Services, recently learned that when it comes to responding to unhappy clients, he has the...

United Way prizewinners announced

Thanks to all who contributed to our 2014 campaign.

Message from provincial government on retirement allowances

The public service award or allowance that public and civil servants receive when they stop working, has been in place for many years....

Provincial Radiopharmacy officially opens

The Provincial Radiopharmacy is a coordinated, cooperative and cost-effective distribution model for medical isotopes in Nova...