News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 4)

Smoking: We've come a long way. Let's keep going, Op-ed

Health and Wellness

It has been 40 years since the Canadian Council for Tobacco Control launched National Non-Smoking Week in Canada, which runs until Jan. 21.

Accountability Report on Emergency Departments Available

Health and Wellness

The annual Accountability Report on Emergency Departments in Nova Scotia was submitted to the Clerk of the House of Assembly, today, Dec. 21, and is now available to the public.

Design Starting for Hants Community Hospital Upgrades

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

As part of the QEII redevelopment project, design work will begin in 2017 to revitalize an unused operating room at the Hants Community Hospital in Windsor.

QEII Redevelopment, Halifax Infirmary Renovations Moving Forward

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

The province continues to move forward with the QEII redevelopment project with plans to increase the number of operating rooms and relocate two interventional suites at the Halifax Infirmary site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre.

Two EHS LifeFlight Helicopters to be Added

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia is moving to add two Sikorsky 76 C+ helicopters to its EHS LifeFlight service.

Community Groups Receive Grants

Health and Wellness

Four community groups will receive nearly $200,000 from Gambling Awareness Nova Scotia to fund important projects that will help support Nova Scotians impacted by gambling.

One Person One Record Project Moves to Next Phase

Health and Wellness

Government is advancing a plan to modernize Nova Scotia's health information systems.

Government Invests in New Mammography Equipment

Health and Wellness

The Government of Nova Scotia will provide $1.875 million to purchase new mammography systems and workstations to support high-quality breast screening across the province.

Vingt ambulanciers paramédicaux reconnus pour leur service exemplaire

Health and Wellness

Vingt ambulanciers paramédicaux de la province ont reçu la Médaille pour services distingués des services d’urgence médicale pour les services qu’ils ont rendus à des Néo-Écossais dans le besoin.

Twenty Paramedics Recognized for Exemplary Service

Health and Wellness

Twenty Nova Scotia paramedics have been awarded the Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Services Medal for their service to Nova Scotians in their time of need.

Chief Medical Officer Addresses National Summit on Opioid Use

Health and Wellness

The recent national summit into the opioid crisis in Canada emphasized two distinct, but related, issues unfolding here in our province and across the country.

Province Marks HIV-AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day

Health and Wellness

A red-ribbon flag was raised today, Nov. 24, to honour those living with HIV and AIDS and those lives that have been lost. The flag raising was a public ceremony at Province House, commencing HIV/AIDS Awareness Week in Nova Scotia.

QEII Redevelopment Planning and Programming Begins

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

One of Canada's top architecture and design firms will begin the detailed planning process needed to determine what the QEII Health Sciences Centre redevelopment project will look like, and where services will be located.

Dartmouth General Hospital Moves Toward Energy Efficient Addition

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

Government awarded a contract today, Nov. 17, for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for the Dartmouth General Hospital expansion project to MMM Group Limited.

Nursing Strategy Sets Nova Scotia Up for Success

Health and Wellness

The new nursing strategy is helping Nova Scotia attract and keep the nurses it needs now and into the future.

Kids Help Phone Receives Mental Health Grant

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia's young people will soon have more access to online counselling support through Kids Help Phone.

All Pharmacies Now Connected to Drug Information System

Health and Wellness

All 305 community pharmacies in the province are now connected to the Drug Information System, allowing pharmacists, doctors and other authorized health-care providers to access information about a patient's medication history.

Medavie's Emergency Medical Care Inc. to Assume Operation of Telecare Services

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians will continue to receive quality health-care advice and support through 811 when Medavie's Emergency Medical Care Inc. assumes operation of the service on Nov. 1.

Strongest Families Institute Receives Mental Health Grant

Health and Wellness

More Nova Scotia teens struggling with anxiety will soon get telephone coaching targeted to their needs, with no wait time.

On encourage les Néo-Écossais à se faire vacciner contre la grippe

Health and Wellness

Faites-vous vacciner tôt pour vous protéger et protéger vos proches.