Today, surveyors from Accreditation Canada wrapped up a week-long visit to Nova Scotia Health Authority by sharing some of their findings with employees and physicians. While commending the enormous progress made by NSHA since its creation in April 1, 2015, surveyors identified a number of areas for improvement, which will serve as a roadmap for NSHA’s ongoing quality improvement plan.
When Judy Murray was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s disease, it was a lot to cope with, mentally and physically. She wanted to exercise but the seniors’ exercise programs offered in her community didn’t offer the kind of specialized instruction she needed. When a doctor referred her to the Active for Life Initiative, Judy “decided to get up and go.” It turned out to be just the right prescription.
Nova Scotia Health Authority president and CEO Janet Knox was joined by the Honourable Randy Delorey, Minister of Health and Wellness, today for the ribbon cutting at the Aberdeen Hospital’s new Emergency Department.
Kevin Radcliffe didn’t think about the instruments used by his medical team during life-saving heart surgery more than a decade ago. But that changed when he recently had the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Medical Device Reprocessing department.