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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.

Government Funds New Medical Equipment

Health and Wellness

August 31, 2016 1:07 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Government Funds New Medical Equipment
The Government of Nova Scotia will provide $9.8 million to purchase new medical equipment in the province's hospitals this year.

New Hospice in Annapolis Valley

Health and Wellness

August 18, 2016 10:09 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--New Hospice in Annapolis Valley
There will be a new residential hospice in Annapolis Valley.

Putting Health Care Back Into Hands of Nova Scotians, Op-ed

Health and Wellness

August 17, 2016 1:26 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Putting Health Care Back Into Hands of Nova Scotians, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine
In Nova Scotia, we are passionate about how our health care is delivered, accessed and managed. Yet, until recently, the fax machine has been the most common way for doctors to share information with each other, and patients still keep pieces of paper to keep track of important health information. In the meantime, text and email has become second nature in how we communicate with family and friends and online banking has become routine.

Horseback Riding Program Receives Mental Health Grant

Health and Wellness

August 12, 2016 10:31 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Horseback Riding Program Receives Mental Health Grant
Today, Aug. 12, the province announced a $22,480 community mental health and addictions grant to support a horseback riding program in Aylesford, Kings Co.

Request for Proposals for QEII Health-care Services Relocation and Enhancement Plan

Health and Wellness

August 4, 2016 9:29 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/HEALTH/WELLNESS/NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY--Request for Proposals for QEII Health-care Services Relocation and Enhancement Plan
The province is taking an important step to ensure plans for the QEII redevelopment are on the right track.

Tri-County Women's Centre to Offer Expanded Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Service

Health and Wellness

August 2, 2016 1:23 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Tri-County Women's Centre to Offer Expanded Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Service
Tri-County Women's Centre will soon offer expanded sexual assault nurse examiner service to residents of southwestern Nova Scotia, the Annapolis Valley, and the South Shore.

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Centre to Offer Expanded Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Service in Cape Breton

Health and Wellness

August 2, 2016 1:11 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS–-Centre to Offer Expanded Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Service in Cape Breton
Every Woman's Centre in Sydney has signed a three-year contract to offer expanded sexual assault nurse examiner service to residents of Cape Breton.

Les gouvernements fédéral et provincial lancent le service MyHealthNS afin d'améliorer les soins de santé en Nouvelle-Écosse

Health and Wellness

July 28, 2016 12:51 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Les gouvernements fédéral et provincial lancent le service MyHealthNS afin d'améliorer les soins de santé en Nouvelle-Écosse
Les médecins et les patients en Nouvelle-Écosse peuvent maintenant accéder aux résultats de tests courants et échanger des renseignements grâce au service MyHealthNS, un nouvel outil en ligne sécurisé.

Federal and Provincial Governments Launch MyHealthNS to Improve Health Care in Nova Scotia

Health and Wellness

July 28, 2016 12:48 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS–-Federal and Provincial Governments Launch MyHealthNS to Improve Health Care in Nova Scotia
Doctors and patients in Nova Scotia can now get routine test results and share information through MyHealthNS, a new secure online tool.

Home Care Waitlists Eliminated In Many Communities

Health and Wellness

July 21, 2016 12:15 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Home Care Waitlists Eliminated In Many Communities
Government and its partners have eliminated home care waitlists in many Nova Scotia communities.

Nova Scotia Sea School Receives Mental Health Grant

Health and Wellness

July 20, 2016 10:19 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nova Scotia Sea School Receives Mental Health Grant
At the Nova Scotia Sea School in Lunenburg, teens are not just learning to sail – they are starting to soar.

Negotiated Contracts with Doctors Move Province Forward

Health and Wellness

July 18, 2016 1:59 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Negotiated Contracts with Doctors Move Province Forward
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine
We have long heard calls for redesigning Nova Scotia's health-care system, and that's exactly what we have been working toward for the past three years. We know there are improvements to be made in access to and quality of care.

New Nursing Home for Antigonish

Health and Wellness

July 12, 2016 1:48 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--New Nursing Home for Antigonish
A new 25-bed nursing home will replace the Bethany facility presently used by the Sisters of St. Martha in Antigonish.

Next Step Begins for Expansion at Dartmouth General Hospital

Health and Wellness

July 8, 2016 10:53 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/HEALTH AND WELLNESS/NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY–-Next Step Begins for Expansion at Dartmouth General Hospital
The province is taking another step to expand and modernize the Dartmouth General Hospital and enhance its role in Nova Scotia's health-care system.

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