News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 25)

La Santé publique suit de près les cas d'infection à E.coli

Health and Wellness

Le ministère de la Santé et du Mieux-être fait enquête sur sept cas d'infection à E.coli 0157 récemment confirmés dans la province.

Public Health Following Cases of E.coli

Health and Wellness

The Department of Health and Wellness is investigating seven recently confirmed cases of E.coli 0157 in the province.

Better Care Sooner Plan Helping Thousands

Health and Wellness

Thousands of Nova Scotians are seeing health-care providers faster because of the province's Better Care Sooner plan.

Provincial Parks Wonderlands in Winter

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Health and Wellness

People looking to move more, breathe fresh air, and walk off winter doldrums can enjoy Nova Scotia's provincial parks.

Collaborative Emergency Centre for New Waterford Approved

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians living in New Waterford are closer to being able to see a doctor same-day or next-day and having 24-7 access to emergency care.

Legacy of Life: Living Organ Donor Policy Gives Gift of Life

Health and Wellness

When Christine Beck's husband Mike started dialysis treatment in spring 2011, she quickly saw the toll it was taking on his quality of life. It was then that she decided to become a living organ donor. And she knew it wouldn't be easy.

Collaborative Emergency Centre Will Provide Better Care to Lunenburg

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians living in the Lunenburg area will have better access to family doctors, nurses and other health-care providers and services, with the announcement today, Dec. 17, of a Collaborative Emergency Centre at Fishermen's Memorial Hospital.

Pictou County Wellness Centre's Has Grand Opening

Health and Wellness

Residents of Pictou County have a new state-of-the-art facility providing access to high-quality sport, health and wellness, business, education and social opportunities to their community.

Thrive! Grants Support Community Action on Breastfeeding

Health and Wellness

Breastfeeding families in Nova Scotia will have more support and encouragement with $250,000 in provincial grants for community projects that protect, promote and support breastfeeding.

Thrive! Grants Expand Work on Healthy Eating in Publicly Funded Places

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians working in or using publicly funded institutions will soon have more options for healthy eating.

Nova Scotian Families Receive New Mental Health Support

Health and Wellness

Children with behaviour or anxiety problems, and their families, now have access to more support as the province continues to move forward with its mental health and addictions strategy.

Province Invests in Care Providers to Help Nova Scotians

Health and Wellness

As many as 10,000 Nova Scotians will have better access to family doctors, nurse practitioners, and family practice nurses.

Minister Marks World AIDS Day

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians honoured people who are living with, and those who have died from, HIV/AIDS by marking HIV/AIDS Awareness Week.

Thrive! Partners Encourage Outdoor Play

Health and Wellness

Researchers and health promotion experts are looking at ways to inspire children and families to get outside and play at a symposium at Mount Saint Vincent University, today, Nov. 29.

Third Accountability Report Shows Emergency Rooms Staying Open More Often

Health and Wellness

The province's Better Care Sooner plan is helping emergency rooms stay open.

Investment Supports Expansion of Satellite Dialysis Unit

Health and Wellness

People from Annapolis Royal to Windsor, and surrounding areas will soon have better access to dialysis treatment.

Province Invests in New E-Health Care Technology

Health and Wellness

The province is adding new e-heath care technology to enhance patient safety and help reduce medical errors.

Province Invests in New Primary Care Clinic for Guysborough

Health and Wellness

Residents of Guysborough and area will have soon have better access to family doctors, nurses and other health-care providers as the province and district health authority begin planning renovations to the Guysborough Memorial Hospital.

Insured Health Services Act Safeguards Health-Care System

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians will continue to have fair and equal access to the health care they need with legislation introduced today, Nov. 22.

Act Supports Collaboration Among Health Professions

Health and Wellness

More collaboration among health professionals will mean better care for Nova Scotians under legislation introduced today, Nov. 22, by Health and Wellness Minister David Wilson.