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Executive Structure Announced for New Provincial Health Authority
Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:27 AM
A streamlined executive team to lead Nova Scotia's new health authority, beginning April 1, was announced today, Oct. 31. (full text)
Nurse Practitioners Able to Prescribe Monitored Drugs
Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:22 AM
Starting Nov. 1, nurse practitioners in Nova Scotia can register with the Nova Scotia Prescription Monitoring Program, allowing them to prescribe monitored drugs to patients who need them. (full text)
Amendments to Tobacco Legislation Introduced
Oct. 24, 2014 - 09:38 AM
Government introduced amendments today, Oct. 24, to regulate e-cigarettes, waterpipes and flavoured tobacco under the province's tobacco legislation. (full text)

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