Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) has approved the establishment of a new palliative care inpatient unit at St Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish. Tate Construction has been awarded the contract. Renovations to create the new unit will begin in January, 2018.
Crystal John has been making small changes to meet her personal health goals. She’s also been learning how her heritage and culture as an African Nova Scotian affect her health. She’s been doing this with the support of A Matter of Black Health.
Each year, Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Central Zone Players deliver an entertaining, zany, upbeat, music-filled holiday show. More than that, the community theatre troupe made up of health professionals delivers a sense of community to those who take part.
In that moment on Dec. 6, 1917, Halifax was thrown into chaos. Roughly 9,000 people were injured and more than 1,900 killed, although determining precise numbers was difficult in the early aftermath of the disaster; even recent estimates vary somewhat. Newspapers in the days following the explosion were lined with descriptions of unidentified dead, as well as details about those still missing from loved ones desperate to find them.