Nova Scotia Health Authority

Nova Scotia Health Authority

Contact:  Andrea.dean@nshealth.ca

Nova Scotia Health operates hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia. We are over 23,000 employees, 2500 physicians, 5500 learners and approximately 7000 volunteers. We provide medical and surgical care, mental health care, community health programs, addiction prevention and treatment and environmental health services. As an academic district, we help educate tomorrow’s health care providers and administrators. We also engage in research into new treatments, cures, processes and practices. With an operating budget of more than $1.9 billion, we serve the 940,000 residents Nova Scotia and others in Atlantic Canada.