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Board Member Profile – Dr. Pat Craig

Introducing Dr. Patricia Craig, sure to be a familiar face to many residents of Pictou County. Dr. Craig began her medical career in St. John’s, Newfoundland before moving to Pictou County in 1990, when her husband was hired at Sobey’s head office. She spent 29 years...

How Will You Keep Your Love for Health Care Going? 

  How will you keep your love for health care going? Our responsibility to do more to enhance health care in Pictou County means we need to do things differently. That’s why the Aberdeen Health Foundation continues to partner with Will Power. Will Power is a...

Board Member Profile – Susan MacConnell

Over the next few months, we would like to take some time to celebrate the incredible Board Members who work quietly behind the scenes to drive the vision and success of the Aberdeen Health Foundation. Introducing Susan MacConnell, Director of Communications for...

Remembering Jim Gogan

The Aberdeen Health Foundation was founded over 35 years ago, born from a need for updated hospital equipment at the same time government funding was being reduced. While the needs were clear to all, it was founding director and lifelong member Jim Gogan who became...

Tradition of Giving Continues Through Donor’s Will Power

Donald Horne discovered his love of giving late in life when he reviewed his investments and estate and realized he was in a position to donate. As one of his preferred charities, the Aberdeen Health Foundation in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, benefitted greatly from...

Health Care Employees Find a Way to Give Back

While we already know what a vital role those working in health care play in our community, some employees are going above and beyond. For Nova Scotia Health employee Nancy MacConnell-Maxner, giving back to her community has always been a priority. Through her...

Hands-On Learning: Continuing Support for the Clinical Simulation Lab

Medical simulation technology has come a long way since 2014, when the Aberdeen Hospital first established its Clinical Simulation Lab – the only one of its kind in the region. This dedicated training space is used to aid in the enhanced skills training of health care...

Pictou County Community Health Centre RFP

This Request for Proposals (the “RFP) is an invitation by the Pictou County Community Health Centre Society to prospective proponents to submit proposals for the development of an Operational Plan for a Community Health Centre in Pictou County. Proponents should have...

A Community Health Centre for Pictou County

In 2018, a small group of community members in Pictou County gathered around kitchen tables and local coffee shops to share a vision of improving health care in Pictou County. The vision was to transform access to primary care beyond treating disease and illness to a...

Recovery Support Centre

The Aberdeen Health Foundation was pleased to host the Virtual Grand Opening of Aberdeen Hospital's Recovery Support Centre as part of its AGM. Take a look inside the new space, learn about the service and see how it fits with the overall model of care available to...

WANTED: Marketing Communications Specialist

Do you love writing snappy and compelling stories? Do you have a special talent for creating visual communications that establish a friendly and professional organizational brand The Aberdeen Health Foundation is seeking to establish a relationship with a Marketing...

Foundation Funds Major Surgical Equipment Upgrades

  Over the past 35 years the Aberdeen Health Foundation has funded more than $26 million in capital and service improvements to the Aberdeen Hospital and community. While the mandate expanded over the years to include population and mental health, hospital-based...

2022 Report to Community

The 2022 Report to Community has been released. To view the report online click here. If you would like a paper copy of the Report please contact our office at 902-752-7600 ext. 4600.          

AGM 2022 – Thursday, March 24 at 6:30pm

You’re invited to the Aberdeen Health Foundation Annual General Meeting on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 6:30pm. In the interest of health and safety, this will be a virtual event via Zoom. Please click on the Zoom link below. No password is required....

Reducing Barriers to Virtual Care in Pictou County

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library, the Aberdeen Health Foundation and Nova Scotia Health have launched a pilot project to help people in Pictou County access virtual care. Known as Virtual Care@Your Library, this project is part of each organization’s commitment to...

Best Wishes

This holiday we are filled with gratitude for the countless acts of caring, sharing, and giving we have witnessed. Sending a heart full of good wishes your way.

Foundation funding increases trauma therapy options in Pictou County

... ... Trauma comes in many forms and can affect anyone. It’s estimated that over 75% of Canadians have experienced a traumatic event at some point in their life. Impacts often continue to play out many years after the experience, contributing to various mental and...

WANTED: External Finance Professional

Do you love numbers? Reconciling them, reporting and analyzing them, digging into the financial records that support them? The Aberdeen Health Foundation Society is seeking a new External Finance Professional – an individual or organization – to transition...