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QEII Redevelopment, Halifax Infirmary Renovations Moving Forward

Health and Wellness

December 12, 2016 11:49 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/HEALTH/WELLNESS/NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY--QEII Redevelopment, Halifax Infirmary Renovations Moving Forward
The province continues to move forward with the QEII redevelopment project with plans to increase the number of operating rooms and relocate two interventional suites at the Halifax Infirmary site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre.

Two EHS LifeFlight Helicopters to be Added

Health and Wellness

December 8, 2016 9:56 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Two EHS LifeFlight Helicopters to be Added
Nova Scotia is moving to add two Sikorsky 76 C+ helicopters to its EHS LifeFlight service.

Community Groups Receive Grants

Health and Wellness

December 7, 2016 11:32 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Community Groups Receive Grants
Four community groups will receive nearly $200,000 from Gambling Awareness Nova Scotia to fund important projects that will help support Nova Scotians impacted by gambling.

One Person One Record Project Moves to Next Phase

Health and Wellness

December 6, 2016 9:23 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--One Person One Record Project Moves to Next Phase
Government is advancing a plan to modernize Nova Scotia's health information systems.

Government Invests in New Mammography Equipment

Health and Wellness

December 1, 2016 3:12 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Government Invests in New Mammography Equipment
The Government of Nova Scotia will provide $1.875 million to purchase new mammography systems and workstations to support high-quality breast screening across the province.

Vingt ambulanciers paramédicaux reconnus pour leur service exemplaire

Health and Wellness

November 29, 2016 2:04 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Vingt ambulanciers paramédicaux reconnus pour leur service exemplaire
Vingt ambulanciers paramédicaux de la province ont reçu la Médaille pour services distingués des services d’urgence médicale pour les services qu’ils ont rendus à des Néo-Écossais dans le besoin.

Twenty Paramedics Recognized for Exemplary Service

Health and Wellness

November 29, 2016 2:02 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Twenty Paramedics Recognized for Exemplary Service
Twenty Nova Scotia paramedics have been awarded the Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Services Medal for their service to Nova Scotians in their time of need.

Chief Medical Officer Addresses National Summit on Opioid Use

Health and Wellness

November 24, 2016 1:18 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Chief Medical Officer Addresses National Summit on Opioid Use
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Nova Scotia Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Robert Strang
The recent national summit into the opioid crisis in Canada emphasized two distinct, but related, issues unfolding here in our province and across the country.

Province Marks HIV-AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day

Health and Wellness

November 24, 2016 11:50 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Marks HIV-AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day
A red-ribbon flag was raised today, Nov. 24, to honour those living with HIV and AIDS and those lives that have been lost. The flag raising was a public ceremony at Province House, commencing HIV/AIDS Awareness Week in Nova Scotia.

QEII Redevelopment Planning and Programming Begins

Health and Wellness

November 22, 2016 11:24 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/HEALTH/WELLNESS/NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY--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 Health Sciences Centre redevelopment project will look like, and where services will be located.

Dartmouth General Hospital Moves Toward Energy Efficient Addition

Health and Wellness

November 17, 2016 1:11 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/HEALTH/WELLNESS/NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY--Dartmouth General Hospital Moves Toward Energy Efficient Addition
Government awarded a contract today, Nov. 17, for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for the Dartmouth General Hospital expansion project to MMM Group Limited.

Nursing Strategy Sets Nova Scotia Up for Success

Health and Wellness

November 10, 2016 11:56 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nursing Strategy Sets Nova Scotia Up for Success
The new nursing strategy is helping Nova Scotia attract and keep the nurses it needs now and into the future.

Kids Help Phone Receives Mental Health Grant

Health and Wellness

November 7, 2016 10:59 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Kids Help Phone Receives Mental Health Grant
Nova Scotia's young people will soon have more access to online counselling support through Kids Help Phone.

All Pharmacies Now Connected to Drug Information System

Health and Wellness

November 1, 2016 10:22 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--All Pharmacies Now Connected to Drug Information System
All 305 community pharmacies in the province are now connected to the Drug Information System, allowing pharmacists, doctors and other authorized health-care providers to access information about a patient's medication history.

Medavie's Emergency Medical Care Inc. to Assume Operation of Telecare Services

Health and Wellness

October 21, 2016 10:23 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Medavie's Emergency Medical Care Inc. to Assume Operation of Telecare Services
Nova Scotians will continue to receive quality health-care advice and support through 811 when Medavie's Emergency Medical Care Inc. assumes operation of the service on Nov. 1.

Strongest Families Institute Receives Mental Health Grant

Health and Wellness

October 20, 2016 11:52 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Strongest Families Institute Receives Mental Health Grant
More Nova Scotia teens struggling with anxiety will soon get telephone coaching targeted to their needs, with no wait time.

On encourage les Néo-Écossais à se faire vacciner contre la grippe

Health and Wellness

October 14, 2016 10:03 AM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--On encourage les Néo-Écossais à se faire vacciner contre la grippe
Faites-vous vacciner tôt pour vous protéger et protéger vos proches.

Nova Scotians Encouraged to Get Flu Shot

Health and Wellness

October 14, 2016 10:02 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nova Scotians Encouraged to Get Flu Shot
Get your flu shot early to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Home Support Waitlists for Victorian Order of Nurses Eliminated in Nova Scotia

Health and Wellness

October 7, 2016 10:42 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Home Support Waitlists for Victorian Order of Nurses Eliminated in Nova Scotia
People across Nova Scotia no longer have to wait for home support services from the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON).

Family Service of Eastern Nova Scotia Receives Mental Health Grant

Health and Wellness

October 6, 2016 12:19 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Family Service of Eastern Nova Scotia Receives Mental Health Grant
Parents recovering from addiction will get help strengthening their relationships with their children, thanks to a mental health grant from the province.

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