January 2019 – Cannabis Conference Recap and updates on new activities

Fireside Chat

Obesity and Stigma in Health Care

with Doug Earle – Auditor (retired), patient living with obesity

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Bioethics Book Club

New review available


What happens when ideas presented as science lead us in the wrong direction?



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Fall-Winter Newsletter

Now available

Why Privacy?











Fireside Chat 

Ethical Issues in Relation to Trans Healthcare

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2018 NSHEN Annual Conference

Recording of broadcast now available for online viewing!

clearing the haze:

Addressing Health Ethics Questions Raised by Legalization of Cannabis

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Ethics After Hours…


Unrest – The Movie

Unrest Discussion Page

Jennifer Brea is about to marry the love of her life when she’s struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden. When doctors tell her “it’s all in her head,” she turns her camera on herself and her community as she looks for answers and fights for a cure.

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September Newsletter – Drug Shortages: Avoiding Harm When Improvising Solutions

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Ethics After Hours…

Why U.K. Doctors are Doling out ‘Social Prescriptions’ to Treat Mental Health

The Current, CBC podcast

This episode of the Current focuses on the use of social prescribing in family medicine in the U.K. As an alternative to prescribing pharmaceuticals, family doctors in the U.K. are increasingly prescribing non-medical services

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Case Database Website

We recently updated our Case Database with new cases on a variety of topics.

Check out the case website here

NSHEN Health Ethics Case Database



Podcast review:

Parenting a Child with Down Syndrome: Ethical Issues with guest speaker Christine Lane, parent of a child with Down Syndrome.

Podcast – Parenting a Child with Down Syndrome: Ethical Issues



Ethics NSHA Ethics Support website now available!

Requesting Ethics Support across Nova Scotia Health Authority Zones is now available….

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NSHEN has a library of new release fiction and non-fiction books and audiobooks available for reserving.

We have a variety of subjects and authors to choose from.

You can view our complete listing here



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