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5850/5980 University Ave., Halifax, NS B3K 6R8

Our Core Values and Mission

Our Core Values and Beliefs


Care and Passion

  • Taking pride in providing safe, high quality care to the populations we serve
  • Building successful relationships with patients and families as partners in decision-making and care
  • Making a positive difference in people’s lives
  • Contributing to a culture of inclusion and diversity


Excellence and Leadership

  • Building our reputation for excellence in the Maritime community and beyond
  • Contributing to a sustainable health care system through formal and informal partnerships
  • Pursuing excellence in care, teaching and research through a spirit of discovery and innovation
  • Leveraging our reputation and influence to advocate for the health of the population
  • Being accountable for our relationships, decisions and actions 


Worklife and Relationships 

  • Bringing collaboration and teamwork to all that we do
  • Creating a supportive work environment that values and respects all members of our team
  • Being open and honest
  • Supporting employees, physicians and volunteers in achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle


Our Mission

To passionately pursue a healthy future for women, children, youth and families.