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The Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre

Item consists of a promotional pamphlet created by the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Council (M.A. Wilson, President at the time) titled "The Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre", about the opening of and services provided by the original rehabilitation centre, opened in the late-1950s under the leadership of Arthur Shears.

Drafts and research material about the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre

File contains two photographs from the groundbreaking of the rehabilitation hospital in Halifax; typed cutlines that accompany the photographs; correspondence with the Canadian Paraplegic Association and Arthur H. Shears; an article called "A Concept of Rehabilitation" by Herbert S. Talbot; several typed drafts of newspaper articles about the rehabilitation centre; a pamphlet about the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre; and a document called "Preliminary Report on Planning for Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Center and Faculty of Allied Health Professions Dalhousie University." The file also includes newspaper clippings from the Chronicle-Herald and Mail-Star of articles written by Barbara Hinds about the rehabilitation centre.

Photograph of Tom Risley, Don Curren, Arthur Shears and other unidentified people at the ground turning ceremony for the opening of the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre

Item consists of a black & white photograph (processed by Wamboldt-Waterfield), of the March 1975 ground turning ceremony undertaken by Premier Gerald Regan for the construction of the new Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre. People identified in the photograph include Tom Risley (in the wheelchair on the left-side of the picture), Don Curren (in the wheelchair in the middle of the picture), and Dr. Arthur Shears (director of the new Rehabilitation centre, standing at the far right of the picture).

Nova Scotia Integrated Stroke Strategy presentation to District Health Authorities

File contains a presentation titled Setting the Context : Stroke Care in Nova Scotia. The presentation was given by the Nova Scotia Integrated Stroke Strategy Committee to District Health Authorities during a consultation process that took place between June and September 2003. File includes correspondence, planning documents, and other material related to the consultation. File also contains a March 2002 committee report on re-organizing stroke care in Nova Scotia. The report was published by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia stroke strategy implementation

File contains the first draft of the Cardiovascular Health Nova Scotia stroke strategy operational plan. File also contains correspondence, briefing notes, notes of operational plan management meetings, and a July 2007 overview of rehabilitation services in Nova Scotia prepared by Corinne Corning, Stroke Consultant for Cardiovascular Health Nova Scotia.

Dr. Phillips honoured as Hnatyshyn Lecturer

Item is a press release issued by the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. The document announces the Stephen Phillips was nominated by his peers to deliver the 2021 Ramon J. Hnatyshyn Lecture in Stroke.

Stroke program correspondence

File contains correspondence regarding the development of the acute stroke program at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre. File also includes a draft proposal for the cerebrovascular unit at the Victoria General Hospital.

Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre new/expanded program proposal : stroke program

File contains a copy of the proposal to expand the stroke program at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre. The proposal was developed by the Stroke Program Development Committee and submitted in June 1996. File also contains a September 24, 1996 letter from Maura Davies, Vice-President Planning and Quality Management, to Lynn Wallace, Chair of the Stroke Program Development Committee.

Stroke program proposal

File contains material related to the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre Stroke Program Proposal, which sought to improve the provision of acute stroke care in Nova Scotia. The program proposal was developed by the Stroke Program Committee during the mid-1990s. File includes reports, meeting minutes, presentations, reports, correspondence, and other material related to the development of the program proposal.

Stephen Phillips fonds

  • MS-13-90
  • Fonds
Fonds contains records related to the development of acute stroke care programs in Nova Scotia during the 1990s and early 2000s. Fonds includes reports, correspondence, agendas and meeting minutes, and presentations given to various stakeholder groups including District Health Authorities. Fonds also contains material related to Stephen Phillips' 2021 Hnatyshyn Lecture, including the presentation, a video recording of the lecture, and a press release issued by the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Phillips, Stephen James

Notes, clippings, and medical authorizations

File contains notes, medical authorizations, and clippings from the Chronicle Herald containing articles relating to the 2009 and 2013 provincial elections in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project meeting agendas and minutes, financial records, administrative records; clippings; LGBT health pamphlets and reports

File contains Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project meeting materials, administrative materials, financial statements, clippings, and LGBT health pamphlets and reports. Materials include minutes from the meeting of the Executive Committee on July 12, 2006; one copy of the agenda for the 2006 Annual General Meeting; financial statements dated March 31, 2006; one full page Chronicle Herald clipping from March 31, 2006; two news clippings from the Daily News dated March 17, 2006; one package of administrative materials documenting roles, responsibilities, and terms of reference for various Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project committees; notes; LGBT educational resources; four pamphlets from the Shelbourne Sexual Health Centre on various LGBT health subjects; one pamphlet entitled Busting Out: Breast Health for Lesbian and Bisexual Women; and one report entitled Valuing Gay Men's Lives: Reinvigorating HIV prevention in the context of our health and wellness.

Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project LGBT research projects, educational materials, and correspondence

File contains materials relating to the Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project's participation in various research projects. Materials include one copy of survey questions for a 2005 study on gender and aggression conducted by Dr. Nancy Bartlett of Mount Saint Vincent University and associated correspondence; one invitation to participate in a study on nursing care for lesbians during childbirth, conducted by Lisa Goldberg of Dalhousie University, associated correspondence, and 1 copy of the project's research proposal; 1 package of information regarding a study on homophobia and heterosexism in undergraduate medical education, conducted by Dr. Frank Blye of Dalhousie University, and associated correspondence.

Nova Scotia's framework for action on HIV/AIDS

File contains two copies of the report Nova Scotia's Framework for Action on HIV/AIDS, one copy of the 2000 original draft and another of the 2001 revision, as well as accompanying background information.

Nova Scotia's Strategy on HIV/AIDS

File contains materials relating to Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project's response to Nova Scotia's Strategy on HIV/AIDS and interactions with the Nova Scotia Advisory Commission on AIDS. Materials include meeting notes and agendas, correspondence, draft proposals, and a copy of the Nova Scotia Strategy on HIV/AIDS.

Research materials, meeting agendas, notes, correspondence, and reports

File contains materials relating to Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project's HIV/AIDS healthcare advocacy efforts, including its involvement with the Spiritual Care and AIDS Project and the Nova Scotia Strategy for AIDS. Materials include one copy of the Spiritual Care and AIDS Project Survey Anonymous Questionnaire; one agenda for the meeting of the Spiritual Care and AIDS Project Advisory Committee, held July 5, 2005; resources containing information on HIV/AIDS and youth LGBT health; one copy of Nova Scotia's Strategy on HIV/AIDS; correspondence dated 2002-2005; one copy of the agenda for a meeting on the role of community organizations in Nova Scotia's HIV/AIDS strategy, held October 24, 2002; notes from the Annual Direction-Setting Meeting for the Canadian Strategy on HIV/AIDS, held October 29 to November 1, 2000; background information on the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia; and one copy of the report Planning Steps in Response to Nova Scotia's Framework for Action on HIV/AIDS, prepare for the Nova Scotia Framework for Action on HIV/AIDS Steering Committee in April, 2002.

Syphilis Network

File contains materials relating to Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project's involvement in the Syphilis Network health initiative via its participation in the Halifax Rainbow Health Project. Materials include one pamphlet published by Capital Health entitled Syphilis: A Primer for Physicians, meeting agendas, correspondence, notes; and one copy of the proposed action plan.

Gay Men's Health Research Project planning materials, correspondence, and notes

File contains planning materials relating to the Gay Men's Health Research project. Materials include one blank copy of the project's environmental scan; one copy of the agenda for the project's first group meeting, held February 17, 2001; resources relating to research principles and gay men's health; correspondence dated 2001; one photocopy of an article from the May 17, 2001 issue of the Daily News entitled Parents search for man who vanished from bar; contact lists; workplans; and notes.

Roundtables, workshops, and focus groups

File contains materials relating to roundtables and workshops conducted as part of the Halifax Rainbow Health Project. Materials include agenda and minutes from the Nova Scotia Roundtable on Youth Sexual Health, held on November 3, 2004; facilitator's notes; participant evaluations from the Halifax Rainbow Health Project Future Directions workshop; Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project correspondence dated 2004-2005; one set of presentation slides for the Future Directions workshop, printed on computer paper; two copies of a promotional flyer for the Future Directions workshop; focus group guidelines; one set of presentation slides for the Capital Health/Halifax Rainbow Health Project Focus Group and Survey Data Summary presentation; Halifax Rainbow Health Project/Capital Health Data Collection Committee meeting agendas; Halifax Rainbow Health Project events calendars for September to October 2004; one copy of the Halifax Rainbow Health Project Focus Group Guide; one flyer for the Halifax Rainbow Health Project; one copy of the Improving Access to Primary Health Care for the Rainbow Community in Capital Health Anonymous Questionnaire; and one copy of the draft list of invitees for a primary care providers focus group.

HIV/AIDS activism reports, correspondence, and notes

File contains materials relating to HIV/AIDS activism in Nova Scotia. Materials include copies of The Nova Scotia AIDS Survey: An Invitation Draft Report, published January, 2006. File also contains one copy of the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia Evaluation 2005: Community Partners Interview Questions, as well as correspondence, notes, and the AIDS Community Action Program Regional Funding application form and guidelines.

HIV/AIDS educational resources

File contains educational resources related to HIV/AIDS. Materials include one copy of Needle Points: A Health Guide for People Injecting Drugs, pamphlets relating to LGBT employment and health issues; one copy of the February, 1998 issue of the needle exchange newsletter Junkmail; one printout of Appendix D from HIV, AIDS and Injection Drug Use: A National Action Plan by the Canadian Public Health Association dated May, 1997; one copy of Managing the Non-Compliant HIV-Infected Individual: Experiences from a Local Health Department; one copy of The National Action Plan on HIV/AIDS and Injection Drug Use: A Call to Action; and selections from Under the Influence: Attitudes, Values, and Beliefs.

Gay men's health and HIV/AIDS

Subseries contains materials documenting NSRAP's research and support work related to HIV/AIDS, including the Gay Men's Health Research Project, and NSRAPS's response to Nova Scotia's Strategy for HIV/AIDS. Materials in subseries include Gay Men's Health Research Project planning and research materials, HIV/AIDS related government policy documents, meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, and notes.

Gay Men's Health Research Project materials

File contains materials relating to the Gay Men's Health Research Project. Materials include two copies of a pamphlet for the 2001:A Health Odyssey conference held August 31 to September 3, 2001 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; one copy of the research agenda for the Gay Men's Health Research Project; one copy of the Gay Men's Health Project Final Report; one copy of Issues by Determinant of Health by the Gay Men's Health Research Project; and notes.

Job postings, meeting agendas, correspondence, notes, and terms of reference

File contains materials relating to the Halifax Rainbow Health Project's involvement with the Joint Advisory Committee for Improving Access to Primary Care for GLBTI People In Capital Health. Materials include a job posting for the Transition Coordinator for the GLBTI Initiative, dated 2004; two draft copies of the agenda for the meeting of the Advisory Group for Improving Access to Comprehensive and Coordinated Primary Care for GLBTI People in Capital Health, held May 31, 2004; one draft copy of terms of reference for the Advisory Group for Improving Access to Comprehensive and Coordinated Primary Care for GLBTI People in Capital Health; notes; correspondence dated 2004; and one draft copy of a press release for the Primary Care Project.

Pamphlets, educational resources, and notes

  • MS-15-18.2020-017, Box 1, Folder 7
  • File
  • [between 2000 and 2005]
  • Part of Bob Fougere fonds

File contains resources relating to the Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project's involvement with the Halifax Rainbow Health Project as part of work for the Joint Advisory Committee for Improving Access to Primary Care for GLBTI People In Capital Health. Materials include pamphlets relating for the Vancouver-based LGBT Generations project, educational resources relating to healthcare for the LGBTQ community, and notes. File also contains an agenda and slides from the Changing Worlds: Diversity and Health Care meeting on January 31, 2005.
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