It’s Complicated: A Podcast About Healthcare Ethics in Practice

NSHEN is excited to announce our new resource, a podcast called “It’s Complicated: A Podcast About Healthcare Ethics in Practice” with shows from the NSHEN Team and special guest speakers.

New Episode!

Episode 5, Collaborating With Patients and Why It is Complicated and Worthwhile, is now available:

Ethics After Hours


Diagnosis – A Question of Trust


Lashay, 17, has had multiple bad interactions with Doctors in the past in regards with her inability to keep food and liquids down. Can they trust the crowd?

Fireside Chat


The Ethical Grounding for Choosing Wisely

Constance Leblanc, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University.
Co-chair of Choosing Wisely Nova Scotia
Samuel Campbell, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University
Champion for Choosing Wisely Nova Scotia

Featured Article Summary


Disability Rights as a Necessary Framework for Crisis Standards of Care and the Future of Health Care.

Bioethics Book Club

Book Review

In Shock: My Journey from Death to Recovery and the Redemptive Power of Hope

A riveting first-hand account of a physician who’s suddenly a dying patient and her revelation of the horribly misguided standard of care in the medical world.

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

Ethics Nova Scotia Health 

Ethics Support website now available!

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

Read More

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