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Government Signs New Agreement with Pharmacists

Health and Wellness

September 10, 2014 1:28 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Government Signs New Agreement with Pharmacists
Government has signed a new tariff agreement with the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Sets Principles, Zones, Vision for New Health Authority, Op-Ed

Health and Wellness

September 10, 2014 1:03 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nova Scotia Sets Principles, Zones, Vision for New Health Authority, Op-Ed
The following is an op-ed from Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine.
Nova Scotians want and deserve the best health-care system possible.

Equipment Funding is Best Value for Patients, Op-Ed

Health and Wellness

September 4, 2014 2:11 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Equipment Funding is Best Value for Patients, Op-Ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine.
There has been some questions about how the Cape Breton District Health Authority purchased a new CT scanner for the Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. I would like to explain how the purchase worked, and why we believe it's the best way to ensure residents of Inverness County get the CT scans they need quickly, through our public medicare system, and close to home.

Fin de la surveillance des plages pour la saison

Health and Wellness

August 22, 2014 12:42 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE-- Fin de la surveillance des plages pour la saison
Remarque : À la fin du communiqué se trouve la liste des plages où des sauveteurs seront présents jusqu'au lundi 1er septembre et pendant certaines fins de semaine en septembre.
La surveillance des plages prend fin cette fin de semaine à de nombreux endroits dans la province.

Lifeguard Service Ending for the Season

Health and Wellness

August 22, 2014 12:35 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Lifeguard Service Ending for the Season
NOTE: A list of beaches that will continue to have lifeguard service until Monday, Sept. 1, and on designated weekends into September, follows this release.
Lifeguard supervision is ending for the season at many beaches around the province this weekend.

Government Publishes Information on Serious Reportable Events

Health and Wellness

August 14, 2014 10:10 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Government Publishes Information on Serious Reportable Events
Government is now publishing the number of serious reportable events that take place in hospitals.

Government Approves Funding for Inverness CT Scanner

Health and Wellness

August 13, 2014 10:26 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Government Approves Funding for Inverness CT Scanner
Soon, patients in Inverness will be able to get CT scans close to home.

Government Approves Emergency Funding for Capital Equipment

Health and Wellness

August 6, 2014 12:39 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Government Approves Emergency Funding for Capital Equipment
Emergency funding has been approved for two new ultrasound machines at St. Martha's Hospital in Antigonish.

Government Approves District Health Authorities' Business Plans

Health and Wellness

July 24, 2014 12:36 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Government Approves District Health Authorities' Business Plans
Government has approved the 2014-15 business plans for Nova Scotia's nine district health authorities and the IWK.

MSI Coverage Extended for Out of Province Travel

Health and Wellness

July 24, 2014 9:55 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--MSI Coverage Extended for Out of Province Travel
If you're planning an extended trip to a warmer climate, or to visit the grandkids over Christmas, the province has good news for you.

Queens Celebrates Opening of New Health Centre and Medical Unit

Health and Wellness

July 22, 2014 1:12 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Queens Celebrates Opening of New Health Centre, Medical Unit
A new medical unit and primary health-care centre at Queens General Hospital in Liverpool will help more people get the care they need close to home.

Semaine nationale de prévention de la noyade

Health and Wellness

July 18, 2014 1:20 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Semaine nationale de prévention de la noyade
La sécurité aquatique peut vous sauver la vie.

National Drowning Prevention Week

Health and Wellness

July 18, 2014 1:17 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--National Drowning Prevention Week
Water safety can save your life.

More Hospitals to Convert to Natural Gas

Health and Wellness

July 18, 2014 11:22 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--More Hospitals to Convert to Natural Gas
Government is moving ahead with plans to help the environment and save money at regional hospitals.

Advisory Lifted for Blue-Green Algae Bloom in Lake Torment

Health and Wellness

July 18, 2014 9:43 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS/ENVIRONMENT--Advisory Lifted for Blue-Green Algae Bloom in Lake Torment
The advisory against recreational use of Lake Torment in East Dalhousie, Kings Co., has been lifted. It has been in place since June 27 due to a potential blue-green algae bloom.

More Patients to Have Access to Retina Disease Treatment

Health and Wellness

July 17, 2014 9:43 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--More Patients to Have Access to Retina Disease Treatment
More people living with chronic retina diseases will soon have access to funded treatment closer to home.

Recreation Facility Funding for Highland Region

Health and Wellness

July 11, 2014 1:59 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Recreation Facility Funding for Highland Region
NOTE: A list of all grants awarded in the Highland region follows this release.
Replacing the roof of the St. Mary's RecPlex in Guysborough County is one of eight projects in the Highland region receiving grants totaling $217,000 this year to help Nova Scotians lead healthy, active lifestyles.

Le Cap-Breton reçoit du financement pour des installations de loisirs

Health and Wellness

July 11, 2014 10:14 AM

SANTÉ/MIEUX-ÊTRE--Le Cap-Breton reçoit du financement pour des installations de loisirs
REMARQUE : La liste des subventions accordées au Cap-Breton suit le présent communiqué.
Les enfants et les familles pourront s'amuser et se rafraîchir pendant les journées chaudes grâce à une aire de jeux d'eau à Port Hawkesbury. Il s'agit de l'un de neuf projets du Cap-Breton qui visent à aider les Néo-Écossais à mener une vie saine et active et qui reçoivent des subventions d'une valeur totale de 297 000 $.

Cape Breton Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

July 11, 2014 10:12 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Cape Breton Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of grants awarded in Cape Breton follows this release.
Children and families will enjoy playing and cooling off on hot days at a splash pad in Port Hawkesbury, one of nine projects in Cape Breton receiving grants totaling $297,000 to help Nova Scotians lead healthy, active lifestyles.

Trail Among Central Region Recreation Facility Grants

Health and Wellness

July 10, 2014 1:22 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Trail Among Central Region Recreation Facility Grants
NOTE: A list of grants in the Central region announced today in Musquodoboit Harbour follows this release.
Upgrading the Musquodoboit Trail is one of 11 projects in the Central region announced today, July 10, by Dartmouth South MLA Allan Rowe, on behalf of Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine.

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