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

Premier, Atlantic Counterparts to Explore Cooperation Among Publicly Funded Drug Plans Across the Region
Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:17 PM
Premier Stephen McNeil and the Council of Atlantic Premiers have agreed to explore new and innovative ways to work together, to make publicly funded drug plans stronger in our region. (full text)
Personal Health Information Act Under Review
Feb. 03, 2017 - 10:04 AM
Government will consult with Nova Scotians and organizations that handle personal health information as part of a mandatory three-year review of the Personal Health Information Act. (full text)
Agreement Signed for Two New EHS LifeFlight Helicopters
Jan. 26, 2017 - 09:02 AM
NOTE TO EDITORS: Leo Glavine, Minister of Health and Wellness, and Larry Crewson, Emergency Health Services director, will be available for questions in the Media Room, One Government Place, 1700 Granville St., Halifax, during post-cabinet interviews, today, Jan. 26. Nova Scotia has reached an agreement with Canadian Helicopters Limited for two new air ambulance helicopters. (full text)

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