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9-year-old Connor Viva

Connor’s Story

Nine-year-old Connor Viva is from Florence, Nova Scotia and attends grade four at Florence Elementary School. He wants to be a referee or a school bus driver when he grows up. Connor has been a patient at the Orthoptic Clinic at Northside General Hospital since he was just 7 months old. He explains his illness as a Pirate Patch. He wears his patch to treat amblyopia - which is secondary to his strabismus (misalignment of the eyes). Read more →

Neila MacGean with her husband Jack

Neila’s Story

Neila MacGean has Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension which means that she has to be on an oxygen machine with 8 litres high pressure every day. Neila was a nurse at Northside General Hospital for 6 years and later an occupational health nurse at Devco. Read more →

12-year-old Mary Ann Hall

Mary Ann’s Story

Three years ago, 12-year-old Mary Ann Hall was diagnosed with diabetes. Today, diabetes doesn’t stop her from playing hockey, basketball, golf, running and yoga. Inspired by the work of Trish and Alice at the Northside General Diabetic Clinic, she wants to be a paediatrician or a dietitian to help people when she grows up. Read more →

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Gordon Carmichael

Gordon’s Story

I am an eighty-eight year old man with a number of health issues. I enjoy the Seniors Daycare Program because it gives me a reason to get up and get dressed. I wait for the taxi to take me to the Harbourview Hospital where I meet friends and when I arrive I am offered breakfast. I also like the exercise programs that loosen up my muscles. I learn exercises that can use at home. By going to the seniors program my caregiver David, and my wife too, have some time to shop, to go to meetings or just relax. Read more →

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The Northside/Harbourview Hospital Foundation does not only purchase equipment, we also provide opportunities for our staff to improve and upgrade their profession, through our Education Grants, enhancing the overall experience for our patients and visitors. This is made possible by the continued support of our generous donors.

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Northside / Harbourview Hospital Foundation

PO Box 399
North Sydney, Nova Scotia
Canada B2A 3M4
Tel: (902) 794-5402 Fax: (902) 794-5425