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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.

Investment Supports Expansion of Satellite Dialysis Unit

Health and Wellness

November 2, 2012 11:52 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Investment Supports Expansion of Satellite Dialysis Unit
Nova Scotians living in Colchester and East Hants will soon receive dialysis treatment closer to home.

Patient Safety Week Reminds That Good Health Care Starts With Communication

Health and Wellness

November 1, 2012 11:47 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Patient Safety Week Reminds That Good Health Care Starts With Communication
NOTE: A list of a dozen tips for patients and families follows this release.
Nova Scotians can help improve health-care safety by asking questions, listening to the answers and talking about any concerns with health care providers.

Snowsport Helmets Mandatory as of Nov. 1

Health and Wellness

November 1, 2012 10:42 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Snowsport Helmets Mandatory as of Nov. 1
Nova Scotians who take to the slopes will be better protected as the mandatory, all-ages snow sport helmet legislation comes into effect today, Nov. 1.

Communities Welcome Family Doctors

Health and Wellness

October 31, 2012 1:26 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Communities Welcome Family Doctors
Thousands of Nova Scotians will soon have better access to a family doctor.

Province Celebrates Diversity, Social Inclusion with Grants

Health and Wellness

October 30, 2012 2:14 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Celebrates Diversity, Social Inclusion with Grants
Health information for Nova Scotians in diverse cultural groups will be easier to understand and more relevant because of provincial investments.

Commentaires des familles et groupes intéressés au sujet de la petite enfance

Health and Wellness

October 29, 2012 2:20 PM

SERVICES COMMUNAUTAIRES/ÉDUCATION/SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Commentaires des familles et groupes intéressés au sujet de la petite enfance
Les familles, les groupes religieux, les personnes qui travaillent dans le domaine du développement de la petite enfance ainsi que les membres des Premières nations, de la communauté afro-néo-écossaise et de la communauté acadienne font partie de ceux qui ont soumis leurs points de vue au sujet de la petite enfance pendant l'été.

Families, Interested Groups Share Ideas About Children's Early Years

Health and Wellness

October 29, 2012 2:17 PM

COMMUNITY SERVICES/EDUCATION/HEALTH–-Families, Interested Groups Share Ideas About Children's Early Years
Families, church groups, people working in early childhood development and people from First Nations, African Nova Scotian and Acadian communities are among those who shared their views this summer about children's early years.

Le vaccin antigrippal de la Nouvelle-Écosse est sécuritaire

Health and Wellness

October 27, 2012 4:02 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE—Le vaccin antigrippal de la Nouvelle-Écosse est sécuritaire
Les réserves de vaccin antigrippal de la Nouvelle-Écosse ne sont pas touchées par l'ordonnance de Santé Canada visant à cesser temporairement d'utiliser le produit.

Nova Scotia's Flu Vaccine Safe for Use

Health and Wellness

October 27, 2012 3:58 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nova Scotia's Flu Vaccine Safe for Use
Nova Scotia's publicly funded influenza vaccine supply is not affected by Health Canada's temporary stop use order.

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