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PC Caucus welcomes preventive measures to combat pressure sores
Progressive Conservative MLA Chris d’Entremont welcomed news that the Liberals are finally acting to prevent and treat pressure injuries in long-term care facilities. Some of the measures, including providing patients who have pressure wounds with a specialized air mattress, and public inspection reports were included in a bill introduced by PC healthcare critic Karla MacFarlane … Continue reading "PC Caucus welcomes preventive measures to combat pressure sores"

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Liberals confirm Maine wasn’t asked to pitch in on U.S. ferry terminal upgrades
The Liberal government’s chief negotiator for the Nova Scotia to Maine Ferry, Transportation Minister Lloyd Hines, confirmed the Nova Scotia government didn’t even bother asking the State of Maine or town of Bar Harbor to pitch in on the $8.5 million terminal upgrade in Maine. Speaking to AllNovaScotia.com, Hines confirmed the Liberal government did not … Continue reading "Liberals confirm Maine wasn’t asked to pitch in on U.S. ferry terminal upgrades"

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Smith-McCrossin calls for red tape reduction in long-term care homes
Cumberland North MLA Elizabeth Smith McCrossin says red tape and bureaucracy are preventing patients being moved in a timely manner from hospital acute care beds to long-term care beds in nursing homes. On February 11, Smith-McCrossin wrote to Health Minister Randy Delorey and Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) Chair Frank van Schaayk following the news … Continue reading "Smith-McCrossin calls for red tape reduction in long-term care homes"

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