Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

Fifteen new spaces will be added to Dalhousie University’s specialist residency program.

New Specialist Residency Spaces

Fifteen new spaces will be added to Dalhousie University’s specialist residency program.

 
 
CBRM Health Care Redevelopment to Better Connect People to Care

CBRM Health Care Redevelopment to Better Connect People to Care

Government and the Nova Scotia Health Authority have announced plans to reshape and revitalize Cape Breton’s health system to better connect patients and their families to the care they need.

 
 
Family doctors can receive up to $12,000 a year to communicate with their patients by telephone or through MyHealthNS.

New Technology Incentive

Family doctors can receive up to $12,000 a year to communicate with their patients by telephone or through MyHealthNS.

 
 
Investing in Family Doctors

Investing in Family Doctors

Government is investing $39.6 million to pay family doctors more and create incentives to get more Nova Scotians off the Need a Family Practice list.

 
 
A new incentive program and additional seats at Dalhousie University will help ensure Nova Scotia has the nurse practitioners it needs.

New Incentive, More Capacity to Educate Nurse Practitioners

A new incentive program and additional seats at Dalhousie University will help ensure Nova Scotia has the nurse practitioners it needs.

 
 
Access to naloxone and treatment, shorter waits, and more funding for community-based harm reduction are among key actions and investments in the first year of the Opioid Use & Overdose Framework.

Opioid Use & Overdose Framework – Year One

Access to naloxone and treatment, shorter waits, and more funding for community-based harm reduction are among key actions and investments in the first year of the Opioid Use & Overdose Framework.

 
 
Collaborative Care in Action

Collaborative Care in Action

See how collaborative care is working at the Westville Medical Clinic.

 
 
Still from video about primary care from the Nova Scotia Health Authority 

What is Primary Care?

Find out how collaborative family practice teams are helping improve primary care for Nova Scotians.

 
 

 


Latest News

Expanded Dental Care for Young Nova Scotians
Jan. 16, 2019 - 08:48 AM
Government is expanding dental coverage for young Nova Scotians through the Children’s Oral Health Program. (full text)
Response to Recommendations from the Long-term Care Expert Advisory Panel
Jan. 15, 2019 - 10:05 AM
Government intends to act on all of the recommendations received from an expert advisory panel tasked with looking at how to improve the quality of care in long-term care facilities in the province. (full text)
Minister’s Panel Recommends Addressing Quality of Care and Staffing
Jan. 15, 2019 - 09:33 AM
NOTE: This release was sent on behalf of the advisory panel on long-term care. The minister’s expert advisory panel released its recommendations today, Jan. 15, to improve the quality of long-term care in Nova Scotia. (full text)

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