Nova Scotia Health Authority launches province-wide blood collection survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HALIFAX, N.S. – Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) launched a provincial blood collection survey today to ask Nova Scotians: “How can NSHA improve blood collection services?”

The survey will run through Nov. 18.

Available online at www.nsbloodcollection.ca and on paper at NSHA blood collection locations, the survey asks the public about:

• factors related to blood collection locations, such as access to transportation, parking, signage, waiting area, wait times, helpfulness of staff and appointment availability;
• use of in-home/at-work blood collection in the past;
• potential improvements to NSHA blood collection services.

The survey will help NSHA understand the needs of Nova Scotians and will guide future service improvements. A summary of results will be shared in January 2019.

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Media contact:
Kristen Lipscombe
Senior Advisor, Media Relations
Nova Scotia Health Authority
NSHA Provincial Media Line: 1-844-483-3344
kristen.lipscombe@nshealth.ca
 
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Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) provides health services to Nova Scotians and a wide array of specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. NSHA operates hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers. We work in partnership with community groups, schools, governments, foundations and auxiliaries and community health boards. Visit www.nshealth.ca for more.