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Nova Scotian Families Receive New Mental Health Support

Health and Wellness

December 3, 2012 12:59 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nova Scotian Families Receive New Mental Health Support
Children with behaviour or anxiety problems, and their families, now have access to more support as the province continues to move forward with its mental health and addictions strategy.

Province Invests in Care Providers to Help Nova Scotians

Health and Wellness

November 30, 2012 2:08 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Invests in Care Providers to Help Nova Scotians
As many as 10,000 Nova Scotians will have better access to family doctors, nurse practitioners, and family practice nurses.

Minister Marks World AIDS Day

Health and Wellness

November 30, 2012 11:34 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Minister Marks World AIDS Day
Nova Scotians honoured people who are living with, and those who have died from, HIV/AIDS by marking HIV/AIDS Awareness Week.

Thrive! Partners Encourage Outdoor Play

Health and Wellness

November 29, 2012 2:34 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Thrive! Partners Encourage Outdoor Play
Researchers and health promotion experts are looking at ways to inspire children and families to get outside and play at a symposium at Mount Saint Vincent University, today, Nov. 29.

Third Accountability Report Shows Emergency Rooms Staying Open More Often

Health and Wellness

November 28, 2012 2:20 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Third Accountability Report Shows Emergency Rooms Staying Open More Often
The province's Better Care Sooner plan is helping emergency rooms stay open.

Investment Supports Expansion of Satellite Dialysis Unit

Health and Wellness

November 28, 2012 10:14 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Investment Supports Expansion of Satellite Dialysis Unit
People from Annapolis Royal to Windsor, and surrounding areas will soon have better access to dialysis treatment.

Province Invests in New E-Health Care Technology

Health and Wellness

November 26, 2012 2:59 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Invests in New E-Health Care Technology
The province is adding new e-heath care technology to enhance patient safety and help reduce medical errors.

Province Invests in New Primary Care Clinic for Guysborough

Health and Wellness

November 23, 2012 2:21 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Invests in New Primary Care Clinic for Guysborough
Residents of Guysborough and area will have soon have better access to family doctors, nurses and other health-care providers as the province and district health authority begin planning renovations to the Guysborough Memorial Hospital.

Insured Health Services Act Safeguards Health-Care System

Health and Wellness

November 22, 2012 12:17 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Insured Health Services Act Safeguards Health-Care System
Nova Scotians will continue to have fair and equal access to the health care they need with legislation introduced today, Nov. 22.

Act Supports Collaboration Among Health Professions

Health and Wellness

November 22, 2012 12:15 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Act Supports Collaboration Among Health Professions
More collaboration among health professionals will mean better care for Nova Scotians under legislation introduced today, Nov. 22, by Health and Wellness Minister David Wilson.

Pilot Project Connects Patients, Doctors

Health and Wellness

November 20, 2012 9:15 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Pilot Project Connects Patients, Doctors
Some Nova Scotians will soon connect with their family doctor and manage their health care records online.

New Programs Will Help Nova Scotian Seniors Receive Care at Home

Health and Wellness

November 19, 2012 11:03 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--New Programs Will Help Nova Scotian Seniors Receive Care at Home
More Nova Scotians will soon have the support they need to go home, instead of to a nursing home, after a hospital stay.

Province's Fifth CEC Providing Better Care Sooner in Annapolis Royal Area

Health and Wellness

November 9, 2012 12:15 PM

HEALTH AND WELLNESS--Province's Fifth CEC Providing Better Care Sooner in Annapolis Royal Area
Nova Scotians like Wanitta Gregory in the Annapolis Royal area now have access to same or next-day medical appointments and 24/7 emergency care at the Collaborative Emergency Centre at the Annapolis Community Health Centre.

Mental Health and Addictions Community Grants Available

Health and Wellness

November 9, 2012 11:28 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Mental Health and Addictions Community Grants Available
A new community grant program will help organizations that support people living with mental illness and addictions issues in the province.

Les ambulanciers paramédicaux demandent aux gens d'appeler le 911 en cas d'urgences médicales

Health and Wellness

November 6, 2012 1:41 PM

SANTÉ/MIEUX-ÊTRE--Les ambulanciers paramédicaux demandent aux gens d'appeler le 911 en cas d'urgences médicales
Les Néo-Écossais peuvent recevoir de meilleurs soins plus tôt et contribuer à la sûreté générale en appelant le 911 en cas d’urgences médicales.

Call 911 in Medical Emergencies, Advises Province's Paramedics

Health and Wellness

November 6, 2012 1:40 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Call 911 in Medical Emergencies, Advises Province's Paramedics
Nova Scotians can receive better care sooner and improve safety by calling 911 during medical emergencies.

Nouvelle route de l'unité mobile de mammographie

Health and Wellness

November 5, 2012 12:52 PM

SANTÉ/MIEUX-ÊTRE--Nouvelle route de l'unité mobile de mammographie
REMARQUE : Une liste complète des arrêts de l'unité mobile et de l'emplacement des 11 lieux fixes figure à la fin du communiqué.
Les femmes de Chéticamp à Clare auront plus facilement accès à la toute dernière technologie qui permet la détection précoce du cancer du sein.

New Digital Mobile Mammography Route

Health and Wellness

November 5, 2012 12:49 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--New Digital Mobile Mammography Route
NOTE: A complete list of stops for the mobile unit and location of the 11 fixed sites follows the release.
Women from Cheticamp to Clare will have better access to the latest technology to enable earlier detection of breast cancer.

Subventions en santé mentale pour des collectivités plus fortes

Health and Wellness

November 5, 2012 11:27 AM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Subventions en santé mentale pour des collectivités plus fortes
Les gens qui ont des problèmes de santé mentale auront bientôt un accès amélioré aux programmes de santé dans leurs collectivités grâce à de nouvelles subventions du gouvernement provincial.

Mental Health Grants Help Build Stronger Communities

Health and Wellness

November 5, 2012 11:26 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Mental Health Grants Help Build Stronger Communities
People living with mental illness will benefit from more access to health programs in their communities with the help of new provincial funding.

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