News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 5)

Expansion at Dartmouth General Hospital Moving Forward

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

Government awarded the contract today, Oct. 5, for construction management services for the Dartmouth General Hospital expansion and renovation project to PCL Constructors Canada Inc.

Des équipes de soins de santé concertés renforcées dans l'ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Health and Wellness

Les résidents des régions de Digby et de Shelburne auront bientôt accès à de plus grandes équipes de soins de santé concertés grâce à l'ajout de quatre nouvelles infirmières praticiennes et infirmières en milieu familial.

Stronger Collaborative Health-care Teams In Western Nova Scotia

Health and Wellness

Residents of the Digby and Shelburne areas will soon have access to expanded collaborative health-care teams, thanks to the addition of four new nurse practitioners and family practice nurses.

Stronger Collaborative Health-care Teams in Northern Nova Scotia

Health and Wellness

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

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

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

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

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 / Environment

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

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

There will be a new residential hospice in Annapolis Valley.

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

Health and Wellness

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

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

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

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

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

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

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

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

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

At the Nova Scotia Sea School in Lunenburg, teens are not just learning to sail – they are starting to soar.