News releases from Health and Wellness (Page 1)

La vaccination avant la rentrée scolaire est recommandée

Health and Wellness

La vaccination contribue à la bonne santé des enfants et des familles.

Immunizations Encouraged Before School

Health and Wellness

Helping children and families stay healthy means making sure immunizations are up-to-date.

New Regulator for Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists

Health and Wellness

Audiologists and speech-language pathologists will have to be licensed to work in Nova Scotia, beginning in November.

Long-Term Care Home, Better Internet Service for Mi’kmaw Community

Health and Wellness / Business

Government is supporting families and economic growth in Eskasoni through two cost-shared infrastructure projects - a new 48-bed long-term care home and the installation of fibre optic cable for high-speed internet.

Sixteen New Seats at Dalhousie Medical School

Health and Wellness / Labour and Advanced Education

Government is adding 16 new seats to Dalhousie University’s Medical School.

MyHealthNS to Move to New Software Vendor

Health and Wellness

MyHealthNS, the province’s secure online service that allows patients to access their health information and securely communicate with their doctor, is moving to a new software vendor.

Construction Starts Soon for New Primary Health-Care Centre in Middleton

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

Construction of a new primary health-care centre beside Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Middleton will soon get underway.

Location Announced for New Health-Care Centre and Long-Term Care Home in North Sydney

Health and Wellness / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Premier's Office

North Sydney will soon be home to a new, modern community health centre, long-term care home and laundry centre.

New School, Health Centre and Long-Term Care Home for New Waterford

Health and Wellness / Education and Early Childhood Development / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Premier's Office

New Waterford will soon be home to an innovative community hub that includes a new school, community health centre and long-term care home.

Government Supports Cape Breton Hospice

Health and Wellness / Premier's Office

Government is supporting a new 10-bed hospice in Cape Breton with annual operating funding, Premier Stephen McNeil announced today, Aug. 2.

Construction of Glace Bay Dialysis Unit Underway

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

Construction of a new six-station dialysis unit at the Glace Bay Hospital is now underway.

Designing a Bigger IWK Health Centre Emergency Department

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

A company has been selected to design a major expansion of the emergency department at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax that will see it double in size.

Support for Students in Continuing Care Program

Health and Wellness

Government is offering support to encourage more people to enter the continuing care field.

Soutien aux étudiants dans le programme de soins continus

Health and Wellness

Le gouvernement offre une aide pour encourager plus de gens à intégrer le secteur des soins continus.

Two Companies Qualify to Bid on Halifax Infirmary Expansion

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

Two companies have qualified to bid to lead the expansion of the Halifax Infirmary, a major component of the QEII New Generation project.

More Support for Home Care, Improved Safety

Health and Wellness

Government is taking steps to make sure Nova Scotians who want to continue living at home have the support they need, while the people who care for them have the right tools to do their jobs safely.

Expanding Mental Health Supports in Yarmouth Area

Health and Wellness

More support will be available to teenagers and young adults dealing with mental health issues in the Yarmouth area.

Replacement of Long-term Care Home with More Beds Added

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians will have access to a new long-term care facility with more beds.

Remplacement d'un foyer de soins de longue durée et ajout de lits

Health and Wellness

Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse auront accès à un nouvel établissement de soins de longue durée qui offre un plus grand nombre de lits.

New Family Medicine Residents Begin Training

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians will have access to more family doctors as new residents begin their training this month.