Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine

QEII Redevelopment Planning and Programming Begins

One of Canada's top architecture and design firms will begin the detailed planning process needed to determine what the QEII

Premier Stephen McNeil speaks with nurse practitioner Carolyn Mitchell

Stronger Health-care Teams Across NS

Premier Stephen McNeil speaks with nurse practitioner Carolyn Mitchell after announcing $3.6 million to add 22 more nurse practitioners and family practice nurses to collaborative health care teams across the province.

Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine, Diana Patterson of Valley Hospice Foundation and Premier McNeil speak after the announcement

New Hospice in Annapolis Valley

There will be a new residential hospice in Annapolis Valley. The new facility will have up to 10 beds and will be located on the grounds of the Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville.

Mental Health Grant Announcement

Mental Health Grant Announcement

Mental health grant announcement at the Free Spirit Therapeutic Riding School in Kings County on Friday, August 12th.

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.



Latest News

Santé et Mieux-être-–La Municipalité du comté de Richmond reçoit une subvention pour la santé mentale
Jan. 23, 2017 - 1:36 PM
Les personnes âgées qui vivent dans la région Strait-Richmond auront bientôt un meilleur accès à de l'aide pour des problèmes de santé mentale et de dépendance. (full text)
Municipality of Richmond County Receives Mental-Health Grant
Jan. 23, 2017 - 1:30 PM
Older adults in the Strait-Richmond area will soon have improved access to mental-health and addictions support. (full text)
Smoking: We've come a long way. Let's keep going, Op-ed
Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:36 PM
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine. It has been 40 years since the Canadian Council for Tobacco Control launched National Non-Smoking Week in Canada, which runs until Jan. 21. (full text)

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