Tag Archives: Nova Scotia Health Authority

Oh good grief!

Oh good grief. Jean Laroche of the CBC reports that a facility for those with mental health issues, Simpson Landing, sits half-empty. Simpson Landing has an abundance of beds, yet we keep hearing of a “quiet crisis” in the delivery … Continue reading

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What cost comfort?

This week the leader of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party, Gary Burrill, called on Premier Stephen McNeil to apologize for the $250,000 purchase of furniture for the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s executive offices. I understand the outrage, but it’s … Continue reading

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Hospice history

On August 18th actual construction of a long-awaited hospice in Kentville was announced. For as many people as are celebrating this news, a significant number are in the “about time” column. Here’s a history of this lengthy project so people … Continue reading

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Public compensation reports, the health care story continues

In the movie The Jerk, Steve Martin’s character jumps for joy shouting, “The new phonebook is here! The new phonebook is here!” Pointing to page 73 where he is listed he says, “Things are going to start happening to me … Continue reading

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Is a total tear down the only option for the VG?

In a letter to the editor (Symptom of Neglect, Wednesday, September 30 http://thechronicleherald.ca/letters/1313939-voice-of-the-people-sept.-30-2015) WJ Phillips of Halifax asks if anyone had given consideration to gutting the VG rather than tearing it down and constructing a totally new building? It’s a … Continue reading

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