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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.

Expansion at Dartmouth General Hospital Moving Forward

Health and Wellness

October 5, 2016 10:05 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/HEALTH/WELLNESS/NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY--Expansion at Dartmouth General Hospital Moving Forward
Government awarded the contract today, Oct. 5, for construction management services for the Dartmouth General Hospital expansion and renovation project to PCL Constructors Canada Inc.

Des équipes de soins de santé concertés renforcées dans l'ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Health and Wellness

September 28, 2016 1:43 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Des équipes de soins de santé concertés renforcées dans l'ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse
Les résidents des régions de Digby et de Shelburne auront bientôt accès à de plus grandes équipes de soins de santé concertés grâce à l'ajout de quatre nouvelles infirmières praticiennes et infirmières en milieu familial.

Stronger Collaborative Health-care Teams In Western Nova Scotia

Health and Wellness

September 28, 2016 1:42 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Stronger Collaborative Health-care Teams In Western Nova Scotia
Residents of the Digby and Shelburne areas will soon have access to expanded collaborative health-care teams, thanks to the addition of four new nurse practitioners and family practice nurses.

Stronger Collaborative Health-care Teams in Northern Nova Scotia

Health and Wellness

September 28, 2016 1:37 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Stronger Collaborative Health-Care Teams in Northern Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia will soon be hiring 22 nurse practitioners and family practice nurses, four of which will serve the New Glasgow, Westville, Stellarton, and the Truro areas.

Des équipes de soins de santé concertés renforcées au Cap-Breton

Health and Wellness

September 28, 2016 1:31 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Des équipes de soins de santé concertés renforcées au Cap-Breton
La Nouvelle-Écosse embauchera bientôt 22 infirmières praticiennes et infirmières en milieu familial, et sept de ces postes seront basés au Cap-Breton.

Stronger Collaborative Health-care Teams In Cape Breton

Health and Wellness

September 28, 2016 1:29 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Stronger Collaborative Health-care Teams In Cape Breton
Nova Scotia will soon be hiring 22 nurse practitioners and family practice nurses, with seven of those positions going to Cape Breton.

Stronger Health-care Teams Across Nova Scotia

Health and Wellness

September 28, 2016 1:16 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Stronger Health-care Teams Across Nova Scotia
Fourteen thousand more Nova Scotians will have access to primary care, thanks to the addition of 22 new nursing positions across the province.

Paramedics Recognized on Fourth Annual Medic Monday

Health and Wellness

September 26, 2016 9:35 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Paramedics Recognized on Fourth Annual Medic Monday
Nova Scotia's highly skilled and dedicated paramedics are being recognized today, Sept. 26, during the fourth annual Medic Monday.

Glyphosate Concerns Addressed

Health and Wellness

September 2, 2016 12:31 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS/ENVIRONMENT–-Glyphosate Concerns Addressed
Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's Chief Public Health Officer, is responding today, Sept. 2, to concerns being raised around the use of glyphosate in forestry applications in Nova Scotia.

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