Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

Province Helps IWK Imaging Upgrade.

Province Helps IWK Imaging Upgrade

Dr. Steven Burrell, IWK Health Centre, shows Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine a scan from its new SPECT/CT device that yields highly detailed diagnostic images and a 3-D view inside the body, something previously unavailable at the IWK.


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Mobile Critical Care Unit to Help With LifeFlight Helipad Issue
Apr. 29, 2016 - 12:09 PM
A new Emergency Health Services (EHS) mobile critical care ground-transfer unit is now providing intensive care for EHS LifeFlight patients en route to Halifax hospitals. (full text)
New Administrator for Provincial Public Dental Programs
Apr. 25, 2016 - 1:19 PM
A new service provider will carry out government's publicly insured dental programs. (full text)
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Apr. 14, 2016 - 11:39 AM
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Ellie O'Brien, a transplant recipient from Halifax. National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week is April 18-25. Chronic illness changes a person. It alters your view on life and how you live it. It's the whole reason I became a nurse, but let me tell you how I got here. (full text)

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