Nova Scotia Renal Program (NSRP) is a provincial program of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness which aims to improve renal health and care for all Nova Scotians.
The program’s scope addresses the continuum of kidney disease and management from early identification of individuals at risk for kidney disease, through the various treatment options for management of end stage kidney disease including palliative care. The program is committed to the development of linkages and collaborative initiatives with partners to improve renal health and care for all Nova Scotians.
The Nova Scotia Renal Program is responsible for:
- Development/recommendation of standards and service delivery models,
- Working with District Health Authorities to improve renal health and care,
- Monitoring and reporting renal health outcomes,
- Facilitating professional development opportunities for health providers, and
- Working with others to reduce the risk and burden of renal disease.
The Nova Scotia Renal Program is committed to:
- Improving the renal health of Nova Scotians, the lives of those with kidney disease and their families.
- Ensuring Nova Scotians with kidney disease receive high quality, consistent and equitable renal care, as close to home as possible.
- Raising awareness of risk factor management for those at risk for kidney disease, and the importance of early identification and management of those at risk.