Search Results

760 releases issued in the specified time period for Health and Wellness

Previous Next

Recreation Facility Funding for Valley

Health and Wellness

July 7, 2014 10:05 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Recreation Facility Funding for Valley
NOTE: A list of grants in the Valley region announced by Leo Glavine follows this release.
Building a splash pad where children and families can play and cool off on hot days is one of nine projects in the Valley announced today, July 7, by Health and Wellness Minister Leo Galvine.

Recreation Facility Funding for South Shore

Health and Wellness

July 7, 2014 9:11 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Recreation Facility Funding for South Shore
NOTE: A list of grants in the South Shore region announced by Suzanne Lohnes-Croft follows this release.
Upgrading a skateboard park in Lunenburg is one of eight projects on the South Shore announced today, July 7, by Lunenburg MLA Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, on behalf of Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine.

Minister Names Advisory Panel

Health and Wellness

July 4, 2014 12:07 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Minister Names Advisory Panel
Nine people from across the province have been named to the Minister's Advisory Panel on District Health Authority Consolidation.

Blue Green Algae Bloom in Lake Torment

Health and Wellness

June 27, 2014 1:50 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS/ENVIRONMENT--Blue Green Algae Bloom in Lake Torment
Residents and visitors in the East Dalhousie, Kings Co., area are advised not to swim in, or drink water from, Lake Torment because of a possible blue-green algae bloom.

Début de la surveillance sur les plages en Nouvelle-Écosse

Health and Wellness

June 26, 2014 10:10 AM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Début de la surveillance sur les plages en Nouvelle-Écosse
NOTE : La liste des plages où il y a des sauveteurs engagés à contrat par le ministère de la Santé et du Mieux-être se trouve à la fin du communiqué.
Les personnes qui fréquentent les plages pourront s’amuser et se rafraîchir dans l’eau sous l’œil attentif des sauveteurs tous les jours de 10 h à 18 h à compter du samedi 28 juin.

Lifeguard Service Starts on Nova Scotia Beaches

Health and Wellness

June 26, 2014 10:08 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Lifeguard Service Starts on Nova Scotia Beaches
NOTE: A list of beaches with lifeguards contracted by the Department of Health and Wellness follows the release.
Beach goers can cool off and enjoy the water under the watchful eye of lifeguards from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily starting Saturday, June 28.

Kids' Run Club Celebrates 10th Anniversary, op-ed

Health and Wellness

June 25, 2014 10:19 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Kids' Run Club Celebrates 10th Anniversary, op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Dr. Robert Strang, chief public health officer of Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia is home to an aging and sicker-than-average population. While we are all inundated with messages about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity, there has been little change in the health outcomes of our communities.

Nova Scotia Recognized for Innovation, Leadership in Improving Patient Care

Health and Wellness

June 17, 2014 1:22 PM

INTERNAL SERVICES/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nova Scotia Recognized for Innovation, Leadership in Improving Patient Care
Nova Scotia's health-care system is being recognized nationally for its innovative use of technology in patient care.

Seniors Should be Cautious with Personal Alert System Vendors

Health and Wellness

June 12, 2014 12:04 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS/SERVICE N.S.--Seniors Should be Cautious with Personal Alert System Vendors
Government is asking seniors to exercise caution if approached at home by private companies selling personal alert systems.

Le temps chaud peut entraîner une prolifération d'algues

Health and Wellness

June 11, 2014 9:46 AM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE / ENVIRONNEMENT--Le temps chaud peut entraîner une prolifération d'algues
Les températures plus chaudes signifient que les Néo-Écossais doivent surveiller la prolifération d'algues bleues dans les lacs et les rivières.

Warm Temperatures May Cause Algae Blooms

Health and Wellness

June 11, 2014 9:44 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS/ENVIRONMENT--Warm Temperatures May Cause Algae Blooms
Warmer weather means Nova Scotians should watch for blue-green algae blooms in lakes and rivers.

Province Thanks Health Board Members for Service, Announces Administrator

Health and Wellness

June 6, 2014 12:33 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Thanks Health Board Members for Service, Announces Administrator
Nova Scotia is continuing the transition to one provincial health authority, appointing an administrator to lead the province's nine district health authorities, beginning July 1.

Report on Health System Tour Released

Health and Wellness

June 3, 2014 10:14 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Report on Health System Tour Released
Government will continue focusing on quality care and patient safety, and accessibility to services so Nova Scotians can get the care they need, when they need it.

Provincial Health System Transition Team Continues Work

Health and Wellness

May 28, 2014 1:22 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Provincial Health System Transition Team Continues Work
Senior leaders within Nova Scotia's health-care system are coming together to continue designing a new health authority for the province.

Paramedics Recognized for Decades of Experience

Health and Wellness

May 27, 2014 1:16 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Paramedics Recognized for Decades of Experience
NOTE: A list of recipients follows this release.
Fifty paramedics, each with 20 or more years of experience, received long-service awards today, May 27, from Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine.

Expansion du programme ÉcolesPlus et ajout de nouveaux cliniciens en santé mentale

Health and Wellness

May 23, 2014 1:32 PM

ÉDUCATION/DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE/SANTÉ/MIEUX-ÊTRE--Expansion du programme ÉcolesPlus et ajout de nouveaux cliniciens en santé mentale
Les élèves et les familles de la Nouvelle-Écosse auront un meilleur accès à des services et à des programmes après les heures de classe grâce à une expansion sur plusieurs années du programme ÉcolesPlus et grâce à la présence de plus de cliniciens en santé mentale dans les écoles.

Students, Families to Benefit from SchoolsPlus Expansion, New Mental Health Clinicians

Health and Wellness

May 23, 2014 1:29 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Students, Families to Benefit from SchoolsPlus Expansion, New Mental Health Clinicians
Students and families in communities throughout Nova Scotia will have greater access to services and after-school programs with a multi-year expansion of SchoolsPlus and more mental health clinicians in schools.

Funding for Hospital Equipment Upgrades

Health and Wellness

May 23, 2014 10:15 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Funding for Hospital Equipment Upgrades
Government is investing nearly $7.5 million in equipment upgrades to ensure hospitals are well-equipped to provide the best care for Nova Scotians.

Blood Pressure, Come on Nova Scotia ... Check it!, Op-ed

Health and Wellness

May 21, 2014 2:23 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Blood Pressure, Come on Nova Scotia ... Check it!, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Neala Gill, manager, Cardiovascular Health Nova Scotia, Peggy Dunbar, manager, Diabetes Care Program of Nova Scotia, and Susan MacNeil, manager, Nova Scotia Renal Program.
Only half of adults with high blood pressure know they have it.

Dementia Strategy Advisory Committee Members Named

Health and Wellness

May 15, 2014 1:49 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Dementia Strategy Advisory Committee Members Named
Members of an advisory committee have been chosen to help develop the province's first comprehensive strategy for people with dementia and their families.

Previous Next