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Pharmacy team promotes diversity

Lucas Thorne-Humphrey, a clinical pharmacist at Capital Health, has been a diversity champion for years.

2015 Capital Health Quality Award winners announced

There were a number of outstanding submissions this year, making for difficult decisions, and every team who submitted deserves...

Capital Health professionals "put the 'care' in health care provider"

The following letter of thanks from a patient is a great reminder of the impact our staff make daily.

Flu campaign winners

Forty-four per cent of staff got their flu shot. 

WCB spreads holiday cheer to Nova Scotia Hospital site

This year, the Christmas Gift Program at the Nova Scotia Hospital site (Addictions and Mental Health Program) was fortunate to receive...

Health Minister releases video about arbitration process

Leo Glavine thanks employees for their work in the health-care system and addresses some of the commonly raised questions about the...

The little things

Sometimes the little things make a big difference. Joy Douglas, administrative assistant in the Pathology Lab, knows that to be true.

Newsletter for NSHEPP Members - Nov 2014

Why does my pension reduce at age 65?

Please update your information in the online phone book

It is every employee’s responsibility to keep their information up to date in our online phone book.

Efficient, compassionate care at Dartmouth General Hospital

When Pam McLean-Veysey broke her wrist, she and her husband went to the Dartmouth General Hospital Emergency Department. They were both...

United Way 50/50 winning ticket worth almost $3000

One Capital Health employee won $2944.75 

Employees celebrate United Way day of caring at a local thrift shop

Capital Health staff took part in United Way’s annual Day of Caring on Oct. 28 by volunteering at a Hand in Hand thrift store on...

Flu champion immunizes staff in the emergency department

 Staying healthy and free of the flu this fall may be as easy as following Debbie MacDonald’s prescription.

Executive structure for new provincial health authority announced.

The senior health authority team will include a CEO and 8.5 vice presidents.

Flu slogan "Don't get caught, get your shot" comes to life

Flu champions and RNs Shelley Newman and Marjorie Neill dress the part for Halloween. 

All aboard! QEII shuttle free for patients and families

Patients and families who are mobile and need transportation between the Victoria General (VG) and Halifax Infirmary (HI) sites are welcome...

Retro-Active Collective Agreement Implementation - NSGEU Local 97 (Nurses)

The collective agreement for the NSGEU Nursing bargaining unit has been ratified..

Capital Health adds a melodic element to this year’s flu campaign

Three employees worked together to re-write a rendition of ‘Fever’, creating lyrics about influenza prevention. 

Denise Hatchette: Serving researchers, benefitting patients and communities

Denise Hatchette and her team in Financial Services-Research have one goal: to help researchers succeed for the sake of better patient care...

VMB's Gail Giles wins the 2014 Always Fresh Platinum Award

Gail Giles works at the Tim Horton's at the Veterans Memorial Building.