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PET CT staff receive thanks for help during flood

The positron emission tomography (PET) CT scanner at the VG site of the QEII has been doing double duty since January 2014 after a flood in...

Your chance to create this year's flu shot campaign slogan

Here is your chance to create this year’s Employee Health influenza immunization campaign slogan!

Safety and Injury Prevention team encourages Capital Health staff to make safety a habit

Capital Health's Safety & Injury Prevention team took the safety show on the road during North American Occupational Safety...

Nursing Week: Profile of Nicole Collins, mental health nurse

Nurses provide care in a number of settings throughout Capital Health. Nicole Collins has dedicated her career to mental health nursing.

Access restricted to service corridor at Halifax Infirmary site to protect staff safety

Effective immediately, access is restricted to the service area/corridor connecting the Abbie J. Lane, Camp Hill Veterans Memorial building...

Capital Health expanding Blood Collection Services to meet growing needs

In response to the growing need for accessible blood collection services and to respond to anticipated new public concerns that may...

Capital Health nurses use grant money to improve care across the district

The Improving Nursing Practice Grants fund short-term initiatives that promote innovation in nursing and clinical practice by enhancing...

Health Minister visits Capital Health

Health Minister Leo Glavine spent Friday, May 2 and Monday, May 5 touring Capital Health and meeting with front line staff.

Common questions about scabies

Need-to-know information on scabies.

May 1 is Doctors' Day

The day is about sharing appreciation and gratitude to all physicians whose work positively impacts the lives of all Nova Scotians

Capital Health earns highest rating from Accreditation Canada

Accreditation with Exemplary Standing is granted to those organizations which exceed the most rigorous requirements of the accreditation...

New contract for vinyl exam gloves

Medline Advantage vinyl gloves will replace Disposamed. Your level of protection has not changed. 

What "Customer Service" means to one employee

Vickie Devenish is a booking clerk in Diagnostic Imaging at the Halifax Infirmary site of the QEII. Vickie has always been focused on...

Healthy eating at Capital Health takes a leap with new Zing! stations

Thanks to the Zing! station Capital Health has seen a 28 per cent  increase in fruit, vegetables and whole grains sales.

Capital Health salutes its volunteers

Events held throughout the district as Capital Health celebrates Volunteer Week April 6-12.

Capital Health working to return to normal operations

We will resume a normal surgical schedule on Monday, April 7. Patients whose care was postponed due to the strike will be contacted.

Legislation passes ending registered nurse strike

Bill  37 passed at 7:15 a.m. All members of NSGEU Local 97 staff must report to next scheduled shift.

Lifelines - Tues, Apr 1, 5:30 p.m.m - RNs to return to work, contingency plans for legal strike continue

NSGEU is asking all members of Local 97 (registered nurses) to return to work. This is in compliance with the Nova Scotia Labour Board...

New handsoap provider throughout Capital Health

Once you receive your new dispenser, please use stock number SAP 185539 to replenish supplies and return your unused full cases of Ecolab...

Wonderful team at the QEII

This letter from a grateful patient to the staff of the QEII Health Sciences Centre demonstrates the profound impact of compassionate care.