Tag Archives: NSHA

Knox needs to explain herself

Janet Knox needs to explain herself. In a province that has an acute shortage of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals, why does Knox constantly squander surgeons? Situations like that of Dr. Jeannie MacGillivray, who when facing burn out found … Continue reading

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Is the NSHA anti woman?

A rash of resignations within the ranks of doctors makes me wonder if the Nova Scotia Health Authority is anti-woman? I know the CEO Janet Knox is a woman, but that doesn’t mean anything. I don’t subscribe to the theory … Continue reading

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Doctor prescribes change of leadership at NSHA

Dr. Bob Martel has written an important piece about health care in Nova Scotia. The Herald posted it to their website, but I fear too many people may have missed the notice and link to Martel’s piece. Go here: https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/dr-bob-martel-four-reforms-that-could-reboot-health-care-delivery-277181/ Dr. … Continue reading

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Would you work for the NSHA?

Would you work for the Nova Scotia Health Authority? Doctors Nova Scotia have issued a position paper on the value of family physicians. It is an unprecedented paper. The fact that the organization which represents family physicians felt the need … Continue reading

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NSHA show some compassion

As the world is fixated on the alleged sexual misdeeds of a nominee for the US Supreme Court it is worth thinking about this on a local level. Recently in Nova Scotia we heard from a young woman who went … Continue reading

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NSHA executive change

The unofficial news is that Dr. Lynne Harrigan is finished with the NSHA as of September 4th. Harrigan is vice-president, medicine and integrated health services for the NSHA. There has been no public announcement of Harrigan’s departure or replacement, nor is … Continue reading

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Time to reorganize the Nova Scotia Health Authority

Directly behind Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville, at the entrance to the executive parking lot sits Pioneer House. It is 100 metres from the back of the VRH and 50 metres from the hospital maintenance department. Pioneer House, the VRH … Continue reading

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