Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

Research Projects Receive Funding Support

Research Projects Receive Funding Support

Imagine stroke patients being able to do rehab at home with the help of an app.

 
 
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

Working to Improve Mental Health Care, Op-ed
Aug. 15, 2017 - 1:42 PM
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece by Health and Wellness Minister Randy Delorey. Mental health is an issue that’s important to all of us, as it touches so many of our families and friends. In fact, one in five Canadians is affected by mental illness. That’s why the government will keep looking for ways to improve how mental health care is delivered and how Nova Scotians access that care. (full text)
Maritime Companies Awarded Construction Contracts for QEII Redevelopment Project
Aug. 14, 2017 - 09:20 AM
Five Nova Scotia companies and one New Brunswick company have been awarded the latest contracts for the Dartmouth General Hospital expansion and renovation. (full text)
Government Accepts Recommendations on Youth Mental Health in Cape Breton
Aug. 02, 2017 - 11:15 AM
Government will take immediate action to enhance mental health services and support for young people in Cape Breton. (full text)

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