NSHEN is Nova Scotia’s Health Ethics Network.  We provide comprehensive ethics support to the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA), the IWK Health Centre and the Department of Health and Wellness.  NSHEN operates as an innovative, dynamic collaboration of NSHA and the IWK, government (Department of Health and Wellness) and academia (Dalhousie University).

To learn more about the collaborating partners of the Network, the Network operations team, how the Network came to be, and answers to other questions you may have about the Network, click on the top menu “About Us”.

 


 

IDENTITY STATEMENT


Building Capacity for Ethical Practice

Building awareness, sensitivity, knowledge, and confidence for integrating ethics into what we do every day.


– Through –


Connection

Creating opportunities to talk, share, consult, and for diverse voices to be included and heard.

Collaboration

Committing, and being open to exploring new ways, to work together.

Critical Reflection

Challenging values, assumptions, norms, interests, choices, and processes from a diversity of perspectives.

Creativity

Fostering innovative approaches to ethical process and practice.