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The Nova Scotia Wound, Ostomy and Continence Summit:

Supporting Sustainability 

Bringing together government, administrators, clinical leaders, patients, and industry

Thursday, September 22, 2022
8:30AM TO 12:15PM ADT
Halifax Tower Hotel & Conference Centre

On September 22, 2022, sixty-six health care stakeholders, registered charities focused on specialized nursing care, and industry came together to discuss the current situation of wound, ostomy, and continence care in the Province of Nova Scotia.


There was a need identified by a person living with an ostomy to better understand how critical health care providers could collaborate and contribute to better access to specialized care and the sustainability of health care in the areas of wound, ostomy, and continence. Current information was shared in these three domains of wound, ostomy, and continence, as well as best practice and innovation.


  1. Update our stakeholders on best practices in wound, ostomy and continence within Nova Scotia

  2. Evaluate a patient’s experience living with an ostomy in Nova Scotia

  3. Determine the economic burden for people living with an ostomy through the review of the ostomy impact study

  4. Provide information on the value of a wound, ostomy and continence tri-specialty to support patient-centred improvements

  5. Deliver updated information of the Nova Scotia continuing care provincial wound care program

  6. Discuss wound care innovation within the province of Nova Scotia

  7. Engage and strengthen wound, ostomy and continence health within Nova Scotia​



  • Healthcare Administration, Government, and Academic Stakeholders
  • Senior nurses from the community and continuing care

  • Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada

Meeting Proceedings

Attending Industry Partners

For Industry

Demonstrate to key healthcare stakeholders your commitment to improving Wound, Ostomy and/or Continence care for nurses & patients by attending the Nova Scotia Wound, Ostomy and Continence Summit as a partner. 

Industry members may purchase a table at the Summit for $500.00. The partnership includes:

  • 6' Table

  • Complimentary registration + breakfast for your reps

  • Logo on website, flyers and other marketing material

  • Company acknowledgement during the opening and closing remarks

Please contact to inquire more.

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