Paul Hong, MD, FRCS(C), is hoping to improve the relationship between patients and health care professionals to better inform surgery patients and their loved ones in order to increase comfort levels. To read more, click here.
Video: It Doesn't Have to Hurt
It doesn’t have to hurt: Strategies for helping children with needles is a fun, light-hearted, and engaging new video aimed at parents and health professionals. In this video a young child advises her mom on some simple things that parents can do—and shouldn’t do—to help make the experience less stressful and painful. The NSHRF is a proud supporter of this initiative. Learn more here.
NSHRF Annual Report
The NSHRF 2012-13 Annual Report: REAL Nova Scotians was tabled in the Nova Scotia Legislature on December 9, 2013 by the Minister of Health and Wellness. Click 'Read More' to view our Annual Reports page.
E-News, the NSHRF's monthly electronic newsletter, keeps you informed of announcements and other health research related information from the NSHRF. To subscribe, click here.
CECs: Rapid Knowledge Synthesis
Dr. Jill Hayden and her team were funded through our Knowledge Programs to examine the evidence around Collaborative Emergency Centre's (CEC's). The team presented this rapid evidence summary report to the Department of Health and Wellness to assist in their decision making regarding CEC's.
Northwood’s 4th Annual Research Symposium, “Research in Ageing: Continuing Care and Beyond” will be held June 13, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Harbourview, Dartmouth Nova Scotia. For more information including how to register, click here.
The Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR)’s annual conference is Canada’s largest gathering of health care policy makers, managers, researchers, students and stakeholders. Held at a different location every year, it is attended by 600+ delegates annually. Don’t miss out on the chance to feature your work.
Applications for Development/Innovative Grants and Establishment Grants can be access on Monday, February 3 at 12:00PM (AST) in our new GMS system. There will be no registrations this year. View our Schedule of Funding Opportunities page for more information.
The NSHRF is pleased to announce that it’s REAL Knowledge Program will be providing funding for up to three successful students from Nova Scotia* to attend the Knowledge Translation (KT) Canada Summer Institute (SI).