News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 16)

Recreation Facility Funding for South Shore

Health and Wellness

Upgrading a skateboard park in Lunenburg is one of eight projects on the South Shore announced today, July 7, by Lunenburg MLA Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, on behalf of Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine.

Minister Names Advisory Panel

Health and Wellness

Nine people from across the province have been named to the Minister's Advisory Panel on District Health Authority Consolidation.

Blue Green Algae Bloom in Lake Torment

Health and Wellness / Environment

Residents and visitors in the East Dalhousie, Kings Co., area are advised not to swim in, or drink water from, Lake Torment because of a possible blue-green algae bloom.

Début de la surveillance sur les plages en Nouvelle-Écosse

Health and Wellness

Les personnes qui fréquentent les plages pourront s’amuser et se rafraîchir dans l’eau sous l’œil attentif des sauveteurs tous les jours de 10 h à 18 h à compter du samedi 28 juin.

Lifeguard Service Starts on Nova Scotia Beaches

Health and Wellness

Beach goers can cool off and enjoy the water under the watchful eye of lifeguards from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily starting Saturday, June 28.

Kids' Run Club Celebrates 10th Anniversary, op-ed

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia is home to an aging and sicker-than-average population. While we are all inundated with messages about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity, there has been little change in the health outcomes of our communities.

Nova Scotia Recognized for Innovation, Leadership in Improving Patient Care

Internal Services / Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia's health-care system is being recognized nationally for its innovative use of technology in patient care.

Seniors Should be Cautious with Personal Alert System Vendors

Health and Wellness / Service Nova Scotia

Government is asking seniors to exercise caution if approached at home by private companies selling personal alert systems.

Le temps chaud peut entraîner une prolifération d'algues

Environment / Health and Wellness

Les températures plus chaudes signifient que les Néo-Écossais doivent surveiller la prolifération d'algues bleues dans les lacs et les rivières.

Warm Temperatures May Cause Algae Blooms

Health and Wellness / Environment

Warmer weather means Nova Scotians should watch for blue-green algae blooms in lakes and rivers.

Province Thanks Health Board Members for Service, Announces Administrator

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia is continuing the transition to one provincial health authority, appointing an administrator to lead the province's nine district health authorities, beginning July 1.

Report on Health System Tour Released

Health and Wellness

Government will continue focusing on quality care and patient safety, and accessibility to services so Nova Scotians can get the care they need, when they need it.

Provincial Health System Transition Team Continues Work

Health and Wellness

Senior leaders within Nova Scotia's health-care system are coming together to continue designing a new health authority for the province.

Paramedics Recognized for Decades of Experience

Health and Wellness

Fifty paramedics, each with 20 or more years of experience, received long-service awards today, May 27, from Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine.

Expansion du programme ÉcolesPlus et ajout de nouveaux cliniciens en santé mentale

Health and Wellness / Education and Early Childhood Development

Les élèves et les familles de la Nouvelle-Écosse auront un meilleur accès à des services et à des programmes après les heures de classe grâce à une expansion sur plusieurs années du programme ÉcolesPlus et grâce à la présence de plus de cliniciens en santé mentale dans les écoles.

Students, Families to Benefit from SchoolsPlus Expansion, New Mental Health Clinicians

Education and Early Childhood Development / Health and Wellness

Students and families in communities throughout Nova Scotia will have greater access to services and after-school programs with a multi-year expansion of SchoolsPlus and more mental health clinicians in schools.

Funding for Hospital Equipment Upgrades

Health and Wellness

Government is investing nearly $7.5 million in equipment upgrades to ensure hospitals are well-equipped to provide the best care for Nova Scotians.

Blood Pressure, Come on Nova Scotia ... Check it!, Op-ed

Health and Wellness

Only half of adults with high blood pressure know they have it.

Dementia Strategy Advisory Committee Members Named

Health and Wellness

Members of an advisory committee have been chosen to help develop the province's first comprehensive strategy for people with dementia and their families.

Two Major Hospitals to Expand, Modernize

Premier's Office / Health and Wellness

The government is improving and expanding two major hospitals for thousands of patients and their families.