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Palliative Care Strategy Advisory Committee Named

Health and Wellness

January 22, 2015 1:18 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Palliative Care Strategy Advisory Committee Named
A group of experts have been named to help put the provincial palliative care strategy into action.

Review Recommends Not Using GPS to Track Patients

Health and Wellness

January 22, 2015 9:34 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Review Recommends Not Using GPS to Track Patients
Government has decided not to use tracking technology for forensic mental health patients after three reports have raised multiple concerns about it.

Début de la consultation sur les produits aromatisés

Health and Wellness

January 20, 2015 1:45 PM

SANTÉ/MIEUX-ÊTRE--Début de la consultation sur les produits aromatisés
Les Néo-Écossais peuvent maintenant faire connaître leur préférence quant aux arômes qui seront exemptés d'une interdiction dans le cas des produits du tabac aromatisés et du liquide à vapoter aromatisé.

Flavoured Products Consultation Begins

Health and Wellness

January 20, 2015 1:43 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Flavoured Products Consultation Begins
Nova Scotians can now give their input on which flavours should be exempt from a ban on flavoured tobacco and e-cigarette juice.

Government Pleased With Result of Health Labour Arbitration Decision

Health and Wellness

January 19, 2015 12:33 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Government Pleased With Result of Health Labour Arbitration Decision
Arbitrator James Dorsey's decision meets the province's goals and supports the creation of a unified health-care authority on April 1.

Program to Keep New Doctors in Nova Scotia

Health and Wellness

January 8, 2015 10:18 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Program to Keep New Doctors in Nova Scotia
A tuition relief program will help keep new family doctors and specialists in Nova Scotia and place them in communities that need them.

Flavoured Products Consultation to Begin in January

Health and Wellness

December 17, 2014 1:23 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Flavoured Products Consultation to Begin in January
Consultation will begin in January on whether certain flavours should be exempt from a ban on flavoured tobacco and e-cigarette juice.

Procurement Consultant to Explore Home Care Options

Health and Wellness

December 16, 2014 9:44 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Procurement Consultant to Explore Home Care Options
A procurement consultant will make recommendations about tendering for home care services across the province to ensure Nova Scotians receive quality service at a sustainable cost.

Health Labour Arbitration Deadline Extended

Health and Wellness

December 15, 2014 2:41 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Health Labour Arbitration Deadline Extended
Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine has extended the deadline for arbitration under the Health Authorities Act to Monday, Jan. 19, at the request of arbitrator James Dorsey.

Evaluation Finds Collaborative Teams Working Well, Makes Recommendations

Health and Wellness

December 10, 2014 12:52 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Evaluation Finds Collaborative Teams Working Well, Makes Recommendations
Improving community access to primary health care has been the biggest benefit of a model of care introduced in 2011, says a consultant evaluation.

Province Helps Replace Life-saving Cancer Equipment

Health and Wellness

December 4, 2014 9:55 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Helps Replace Life-saving Cancer Equipment
Funding to purchase linear accelerators, devices used to give radiation treatment to cancer patients, means cancer patients will continue to receive timely radiation treatments.

Signature par la Nouvelle-Écosse et l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard d'un nouveau contrat pour le service 811

Health and Wellness

November 28, 2014 2:07 PM

Santé et Mieux-Être--Signature par la Nouvelle-Écosse et l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard d'un nouveau contrat pour le service 811
La Nouvelle-Écosse et l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard renforcent le service 811 et épargnent de l’argent en signant un nouveau contrat avec McKesson Canada.

N.S., P.E.I. Sign New 811 Agreement

Health and Wellness

November 28, 2014 2:06 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--N.S., P.E.I. Sign New 811 Agreement
Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are strengthening 811 service and saving money by signing a new contract with McKesson Canada.

Government Responds to Private Soil Tests

Health and Wellness

November 28, 2014 10:04 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS/ENVIRONMENT--Government Responds to Private Soil Tests
A review of testing results of soil samples taken in Boat Harbour, Pictou Co., shows the levels of mercury and most other chemicals are within acceptable limits.

Province Marks HIV/AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day

Health and Wellness

November 26, 2014 1:09 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Marks HIV/AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day
The Government of Nova Scotia is honouring people who are living with, and those who have died from, HIV/AIDS by marking HIV/AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day.

Public Asked to Help Find Missing Medication Pouch

Health and Wellness

November 26, 2014 11:29 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Public Asked to Help Find Missing Medication Pouch
NOTE: A photograph of a medical pouch is available on the Communications Nova Scotia website at novascotia.ca/news/Photos/2014/11/26/EHS-Drug-Pouch.jpg .
Emergency Health Services is asking for the public's help to find a medication pouch reported missing from one of its ambulances on Tuesday, Nov. 25.

Health-care Labour Mediation Ends, Arbitration Begins

Health and Wellness

November 18, 2014 9:00 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Health-care Labour Mediation Ends, Arbitration Begins
Mediator James Dorsey has informed government that not all issues have been resolved between health-care unions and employers.

Quinze ambulanciers paramédicaux reconnus pour leur service exemplaire

Health and Wellness

November 7, 2014 2:01 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Quinze ambulanciers paramédicaux reconnus pour leur service exemplaire
Quinze ambulanciers paramédicaux de la Nouvelle-Écosse ont reçu la Médaille pour services distingués aujourd'hui, le vendredi 7 novembre, pour leur dévouement à aider les Néo-Écossais au moment où ils en ont le plus besoin.

Fifteen Paramedics Recognized for Exemplary Service

Health and Wellness

November 7, 2014 1:59 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Fifteen Paramedics Recognized for Exemplary Service
Fifteen Nova Scotia paramedics were awarded the Exemplary Services Medal today, Friday, Nov. 7, for their hard work helping Nova Scotians when they are most in need.

Government to Consult on Flavoured Tobacco, E-cigarette Juice

Health and Wellness

November 5, 2014 10:30 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Government to Consult on Flavoured Tobacco, E-cigarette Juice
Government will consult with Nova Scotians on whether certain flavours should be exempt from a ban on flavoured tobacco and e-cigarette juice.

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