Month: September 2017

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New Programs in Pictou County Pushing Back Against Mental Illness

The programs offered by New Hope have become an important part of Natasha Turner’s path to mental health. Diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2015, Natasha is committed to doing what it takes to be well, having experienced all the negative aspects of her illness, including faulty perceptions, social isolation, and two hospitalizations. She has come to…

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Driving Change

Aberdeen Hospital’s Nurses Piloting a First in Nova Scotia Carla MacDonald was looking for an opportunity for her department’s nursing team, one that would challenge them to play more of a leadership role on the inter-professional care teams on which they serve. MacDonald is the clinical nurse specialist for the Aberdeen Hospital’s busy medical inpatient…

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Aberdeen Hospital’s Nurses Piloting a First in Nova Scotia

The Aberdeen Hospital is piloting a first in Nova Scotia. With funding support from the Aberdeen Health Foundation, our nurses will be leading a planned system change that will transform patient care at the bedside. They will be using an internationally respected best practice method, which has improved patient outcomes wherever it’s deployed. Learn more…

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