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Mom grateful for kindness, compassion shown by Dartmouth General emergency department team

This letter from a grateful mom to the staff of the Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH) emergency department demonstrates the impact of...

Capital Health team wins national leading practice award

An in-house created electronic data system helps better track patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Local author donating book proceeds to Veterans Memorial Garden

The fundraising campaign’s target is to sell 2014 books, which will result in a donation of $10,070 to Camp Hill Veterans Memorial...

Yoga and Latin dance at work possible thanks to Organizational Health Grants

Deadline to apply is March 3. Staff can get up to $1000 to support creating an accepting, supportive and respectful work environment...

Olympic fever hits Capital Health

A meeting room in the Bethune has been transformed into Olympic headquarters for staff who want to check in on their breaks. 

First annual Organizational Health Conference a success

Health care staff from across the province shared knowledge about employee health, safety and injury prevention and wellness and respectful...

Only use elevator buttons to hold doors open

Manually holding the elevator door open with an arm or a foot causes maintenance problems. 

Quality Team Award winners announced

Gold award goes to patient flow initiative at Dartmouth General Hospital.

Capital Health chosen to roll out new standards for mental health and addictions in the workplace

Capital Health will be one of the first in the country to implement a set of standards calling for strong organizational leadership, a...

VRE outbreak on 7.1 over

Patients transferred from 7.1 are no longer required to be placed on Contact Precautions when arriving on the receiving unit until culture...

Surgical first by Capital Health surgeon gives mother gift of hearing

Dr. David P. Morris completed first surgery in North American at the QEII.

Holiday diversity

Capital Health policy provides employees with flexibility for time off during their religious holidays.

Being credit-wise during the holidays

Six tips for holidays on a budget. 

Student/Learner Placement Service has new website

The staff arrange over 3000 student/learner placements per year, working with over 49 learning programs.

Capital Health volunteer named CTV's Maritimer of the Week

Helen Cassidy has volunteered for 25 years. Her story was on CTV's Live at 5 Friday, Dec. 6.

eHealth team helps decorate Veterans Memorial Building for holidays

Staff decked the halls as part of a team-building exercise

Giving the gift of encouragement

Myr Pike, manager of Partners for Care Retail Services, honoured with Supervisor of the Year Award. 

Co-ordinator of skills centre receives national award

Michelle Murray nominated by residents who say she goes above and beyond what is routinely expected.

Parking spots near Dickson to change to two-hour patient parking effective Dec. 9, 2013

Capital Health Parking Services, operated by Partners for Care, is working to address the parking challenges patients and families face...

Cobequid marks World Diabetes Day

Patients who come to a Diabetes Management Centre learn more about  prevention, self management and treatment.