As you know the CEO Search Advisory Committee has been working with an executive search firm to identify candidates for the role of CEO to lead the NSHA when Janet Knox retires. This work continues and I am pleased to report that we have had very positive interest in the role.
Join us for our annual general meeting July 10 at the Truro Holiday Inn, located at 437 Prince St., as we share highlights from the 2018-19 fiscal year and our renewed strategic plan for 2019-22. All are welcome to attend.
One of the two chillers at the Halifax Infirmary building of the QEII Health Sciences Centre has failed. A rental unit will be delivered and installed next week. In the meantime, to ensure appropriate cooling to priority clinical areas, including operating rooms, cardiac catheterization labs and diagnostic imaging, we have had to reduce cooling to many other areas in the building.
As a senior analyst with the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) continuing care team, Robin Latta supports policy development and program improvements across the province. Latta also happens to identify as a member of the LGBTQ2S+ community, so applies that lens to the position.
As a veteran Aboriginal court liaison for the Nova Scotia Court System and Mi'kmaw Legal Support Network, Barry Paul Bernard works with more than 400 clients every year who go through court-mandated wellness programs that aim to reduce harms from drug use and the punitive aspects of the criminal justice system.
Cape Breton residents will help shape delivery of health care in their communities with the addition of patient and family advisors (PFAs) to the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) Health Care Redevelopment Project team.
From the kid-run food security project Hope Blooms based in north-end Halifax, to therapeutic horseback riding camps for children and adults with disabilities in the Annapolis Valley, our Wellness Fund supports community projects across the province that help Nova Scotians lead healthier lives. If you know of a new and innovative non-profit initiative that would benefit from Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) and Department of Health and Wellness (DHW) financial assistance, now is the time to apply for Wellness Funds through your local Community Health Board (CHB).