Capital Beat


Making it easier to find your way through the QEII Halifax Infirmary building

Friday, October 5, 2012 - 4:07pm

For many first-time patients coming to Halifax hospital facilities (particularly from out of town), the stress of getting lost is very real...

Norovirus--does it get worse than that? Yes, actually

Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 3:18pm

Commonly referred to as the stomach flu, norovirus is considered the stomach version of the common cold by public health and infectious...

Ellie Black vaults Canadian team to finals

Friday, July 20, 2012 - 11:01am

Olympian Ellie Black’s Capital Health parents Tom and Kathy know how important it will be to savour the moments in London. Six months...

Connecting people with a family physician

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Primary Health Care Connections links people who do not have a family doctor with family practices that are accepting new patients.

Helluva lot of unsafe sex in Halifax - medical officer of health

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 11:53am

Public Health officials say the rates of syphilis and chlamydia in the Halifax area are alarmingly high – and rising. Changing ideas about...

By the numbers: Sustainability

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 3:38pm

Capital Health serves 400,000 citizens from West Hants to Sheet Harbour, including Halifax Regional Municipality, and provides specialist...

Capital Health’s Mental Health Program leads with LEED

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 4:10pm

Simpson Landing, soon to open as a transitional living space for people recovering from severe mental illness, is setting the environmental...

What can nursing be? “Wickedly exciting” and more

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 2:19pm

Nursing can be the inspiration to leap straight off the ground and fist-pump the air with both hands in unreserved glee.

Surgical efficiency

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 2:05pm

Surgical activity goes up and down in the course of a year, balancing the growing needs for surgical care and the need to use budgets...

The Red Vests' Guide to Navigating the QEII

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 1:42pm

Where is my clinic? Am I in the right building? Where can I park? Volunteer ambassadors answer common visitor questions.