Current and Upcoming


Bioethics Works in Progress Sessions (WIPS)

Please note that the day has changed to the second Thursday of the month. The time remains noon through to 1pm.

As always, everyone is welcome. Please let Tamatha know, if you'd like to be added to the Bioethics WIPS mailing list.

Sept 14 -- Journal Club
Oct 12 -- cancelled 
Nov 16 -- Journal Club
Jan 11 -- Journal Club
Feb 8 -- Mark Downing     
Feb 15 at 1pm -- student presentation by Abbey MacLellan 
Mar 14 -- Journal Club
Apr 11 -- Lynette Penney
May 9 -- Journal Club
Jun 13 -- tba
Jul 11 -- Jeff Kirby


Recent Events



NSHEN Annual Conference 2024

NSHEN's Annual Conference 2024 is coming up on April 12, 2024, 12:30-4pm AST
This is an online conference via Zoom. Registration is now open!

This years conference is titled:

As Good As It Gets: Ethics and Harm Reduction in Healthcare

The ethical questions that often arise in relation to using harm reduction approaches include: worries about supporting or facilitating harmful behaviors, concerns about not meeting practice standards for the profession, and distress about contributing to sub-optimal outcomes. This conference offers an opportunity to discuss these questions with experts and colleagues from different care contexts.

For more information, please see attached poster (PDF) and/or visit our conference website for more information and the Zoom link to register:

Please feel free to share this information with anyone who may be interested in participating.



Useful Information


Patient Information posted at the Nova Scotia Health Website

We're also posting it here, to make it easier to find. They will open in separate windows.