Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

Sisters of Saint Martha listen to the announcement about a new long term care facility.

New Nursing Home for Antigonish

A new 25-bed nursing home will replace the Bethany facility presently used by the Sisters of St. Martha in Antigonish.

 
 
From left: Mina Dhir of the Applied Nutrition Sciences Department at Mount Saint Vincent University, Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine, and Maurice Chiasson, board member of the Heart and Stroke Foundation cook in a kitchen together.

New Fund to Help Combat Chronic Disease

A new Chronic Disease Innovation Fund will support programs in communities across the province to help Nova Scotians live healthier lives.

 
 
Starr Dobson, president and CEO of the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia

Recommended Media Reporting Guidelines on Mental Illness

Media invited to discuss Best practices in reporting on mental illness in Halifax

 
 
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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