Monthly Archives: August 2012

Health care sustainability on our backs and backsides

This is Wednesday and it’s been a head-shaking week in Nova Scotia Health Care. First, we saw veterans fight for decent meals. Then Monday we learned that patients in the Halifax Infirmary were living without access to hot water (well, … Continue reading

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Health care’s problems pile up

What the hell is going on with our hospitals and health care system! Last week bad food for veterans housed in the Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building was the topic. You see the comments on that lower down on this … Continue reading

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Health care’s troubling consultation

The Province of Nova Scotia has asked “the public and stakeholders” to comment on a cyber document:  Proposed Legislation for Consultation Health Services and Insurance Act. http://www.gov.ns.ca/health/hsil/doc/ProposedLegislationforConsultationHSIA.pdf Tick, tick, tick – the time is running out. Consultations close on August … Continue reading

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Vets take on Camp Hill & Capital Health

Our veterans are at war again. This time they’re taking on the health care system. Veterans at Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building have for several weeks complained in the media about the quality of the food they receive. Obviously, they … Continue reading

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Compensation questions flow

Health authority insiders are reading the Public Sector Compensation Disclosure figures with great interest and asking lots of questions. One is how a nurse earns more than a hospital manager? By that they wondered why an RN’s income was reported … Continue reading

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Administrative compensation disclosure is done

Editor’s Note: a number of people have recently visited this page. For the latest, 2013 figures click on: https://helphealthcare.wordpress.com/2013/08/01/the-2013-public-sector-compensation-disclosure-reports/   This holiday weekend Nova Scotia’s bloated health care system engaged in a classic, cynical old-school PR move: release information over … Continue reading

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First hints at executive salaries

It’s a slow start, but for all those people who are daily brought to this blog through a web search for the Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Act (which kicks in on September 30th), you might want to start with this … Continue reading

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