Annual patient safety education & training (ROP)
Educating health care providers about patient safety and enabling them to use this knowledge to build and maintain a safe system is critical to creating the safest health system.
Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) (ROP)
Antimicrobial stewardship programs optimize the use of antimicrobials to improve patient outcomes, reduce the risk of infections including Clostridium difficile, reduce or stabilize levels of antibiotic resistance, decrease drug toxicities, and promote patient safety.
Are You Ready to Go from Renting to Owning?
A guide, with considerations, when deciding to quit renting and start owning.
Attachment and Panel Identification Tools and Resources
Behaviour Change Resources for Health Care Providers
BioDepot: Vaccine Ordering and Cold Chain Management
The Public Health BioDepot works to ensure safe storage, handling, and distribution of publicly funded vaccines throughout Nova Scotia. Our team works closely with the Department of Health and Wellness to deliver vaccine programs across the province.
The BioDepot team is involved in all aspects of publicly funded vaccine programs; our responsibilities include vaccine ordering and distribution, vaccine resource management and development, and investigation of vaccine viability following cold chain breaks.
The BioDepot utilizes a Shopify platform for ordering publicly funded vaccine. For more information regarding Shopify, visit our Help/Tutorials page. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to our team via email at PublicHealthVaccineOrders@nshealth.ca.