News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 14)

Expert Panel to Advise Government on Autism Wait List

Health and Wellness

Government has asked a group of experts to advise how best to ensure that children diagnosed with autism get the treatment they need at the right time.

Government Announces CEO Designate for New Health Authority

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia's new provincial health authority is going to be led by Janet Knox, a registered nurse and senior health executive with leadership experience in Nova Scotia, Canada and overseas.

Online Prenatal and Parenting Program Launched

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia Welcome to Parenting was launched today, Sept. 16, to provide prenatal education and parenting support through baby's first year.

Government Signs New Agreement with Pharmacists

Health and Wellness

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

The following is an op-ed from Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine.

Equipment Funding is Best Value for Patients, Op-Ed

Health and Wellness

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

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.

Lifeguard Service Ending for the Season

Health and Wellness

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

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

Soon, patients in Inverness will be able to get CT scans close to home.

Government Approves Emergency Funding for Capital Equipment

Health and Wellness

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

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

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

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

La sécurité aquatique peut vous sauver la vie.

National Drowning Prevention Week

Health and Wellness

Water safety can save your life.

More Hospitals to Convert to Natural Gas

Health and Wellness

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 / Environment

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

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

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.