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Brianna Murphy

Brianna’s Story

Thirteen-year-old Brianna Murphy doesn’t allow diabetes to run her life. Brianna has Type 1 Diabetes and visits the Diabetic Clinic at Northside General Hospital regularly. Her condition doesn’t stop her from playing basketball and soccer or from competing in dance competitions. Brianna is able to enjoy sleepovers thanks to an insulin pump that she received three years ago. Since she had her pump she can spend more time with her friends and she doesn’t have to carry needles with her- it has really changed her life for the better. Read more →

Earl Boutilier

Earl’s Story

Earl Boutilier was diagnosed with CMT-Charcot Marie Tooth Disease 51 years ago and is also diabetic. Also known as Charcot–Marie–Tooth neuropathy, CMT is a genetically inherited disorder of the peripheral nervous system characterized by progressive loss of muscle tissue and touch sensation across various parts of the body. Currently incurable, this disease is one of the most common inherited neurological disorders. Read more →

Taigh Solas resident Wallace Reid.

Chip’s Story

Wallace (“Chip”) Reid was a graduate of the Yarmouth School of Nursing. Chip’s home for 17 years was the 3rd Floor Taigh Solas, at the Northside General Hospital, where all the nurses and patients were his second family. Born in North Sydney, he was an only child but has two aunts that visited him regularly, Georgina and Shirley. Read more →

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Dr. MacIntosh

Dr. MacIntosh’s Story

“I don’t give because I can, I give because I care”. Dr. MacIntosh gives of his time, and provides gifts to the Northside/Harbourview Hospital Foundation because these hospitals care for his patients, his friends and his family. His favourite part of his job is visiting patients at the hospital and looking out at the water. He attributes the great care his patients receive while in hospital to the incredible staff who provide care for his patients. 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.

Jennifer Bond is the Eastern Zone Privacy Officer for NSHA. She will be attending the International Association of Privacy Professionals Canada Privacy Symposium located in Toronto, ON. The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is a resource for professionals who want to develop and advance their careers by helping their organizations successfully manage risks and protect their data. IAPP events such as the IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium offer unsurpassed educational and networking opportunities for privacy professionals at all stages in their careers.

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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