The family of Donnie Taylor continues to push for answers 17 months after his death. His loved ones allege that palliative care staff in Truro, N.S., failed to turn on his oxygen for 13 hours, which they say caused him to suffer on his final day.
A Nova Scotia woman who is choosing a medically assisted death says she will end her life earlier than she really wants because she’s worried doctors will deny her the procedure if she loses her mental capacity to consent before that time arrives.
Inmates with Hepatitis C in Nova Scotia jails are not eligible for the same treatment as other Nova Scotians, which advocates say represents a missed opportunity and health-care inequity.
A woman who had to wait three days for a rape kit in rural Nova Scotia is imploring the province to commit to permanently funding counselling programs for sexual assault survivors.
A Nova Scotia government lawyer pressed an expert witness today over the risks of shifting people with intellectual disabilities out of institutional settings into the community, as a human rights inquiry entered its third day.
A Nova Scotia woman communicated one-on-one with her brain-injured daughter for the first time in 21 years, thanks to eye-motion technology. The breakthrough means the woman’s ‘whole world is going to open up now.’ CBC | Health News
A company providing access to doctors online for a fee has expanded into Nova Scotia and the body that regulates the practice of medicine in the province says it has a number of concerns with the practice. CBC | Health News