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Diversity Bursary Recipients 2016
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Senior Medical Director - Mental Health and Addiction Services (Expression of Interest)

The Nova Scotia Health Authority has outlined a vision for people-centered health care that will enable the system to think and act as one. A critical step in enabling this vision of a provincial approach to health services was the consolidation of the nine existing district health authorities into one Nova Scotia Health Authority, with the IWK Health Centre remaining as a separate authority.

Transitional Heart Failure Clinic

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The Transitional Heart Failure clinic (THFC) provides home-based care to frail patients with heart failure who are approaching the end of their life. The main goals of patient care are to control symptoms, maximize function, maintain quality of life and reduce admission to the Emergency Department and to the hospital.  This clinic service is provided by a nurse practitioner and a group of physicians from Internal Medicine, Geriatrics & Palliative Care.

Women’s Heart Health Clinic

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The Maritime Heart Center Women’s Heart Health Clinic (MHC-WHHC) is a specialized outpatient cardiac clinic designed for the assessment and care of female patients with a history of heart disease, and/or major risk factors for heart disease. Heart disease risk factors, symptoms and causes, although similar to men, can also be different in women, especially younger women. A physician referral is required. 

Family Physician: Weymouth

Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.