Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

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.

 
 
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.

 
 

 


Latest News

New Hospice in Annapolis Valley
Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:09 AM
There will be a new residential hospice in Annapolis Valley. (full text)
Putting Health Care Back Into Hands of Nova Scotians, Op-ed
Aug. 17, 2016 - 1:26 PM
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine In Nova Scotia, we are passionate about how our health care is delivered, accessed and managed. Yet, until recently, the fax machine has been the most common way for doctors to share information with each other, and patients still keep pieces of paper to keep track of important health information. In the meantime, text and email has become second nature in how we communicate with family and friends and online banking has become routine. (full text)
Horseback Riding Program Receives Mental Health Grant
Aug. 12, 2016 - 10:31 AM
Today, Aug. 12, the province announced a $22,480 community mental health and addictions grant to support a horseback riding program in Aylesford, Kings Co. (full text)

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