News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 26)

Pilot Project Connects Patients, Doctors

Health and Wellness

Some Nova Scotians will soon connect with their family doctor and manage their health care records online.

New Programs Will Help Nova Scotian Seniors Receive Care at Home

Health and Wellness

More Nova Scotians will soon have the support they need to go home, instead of to a nursing home, after a hospital stay.

Province's Fifth CEC Providing Better Care Sooner in Annapolis Royal Area

Health and Wellness

HEALTH AND WELLNESS--Province's Fifth CEC Providing Better Care Sooner in Annapolis Royal Area ----------------------------------------------------------------- Nova Scotians like Wanitta Gregory in the Annapolis Royal area now have access to same or next-day medical appointments and 24/7 emergency care at the Collaborative Emergency Centre at the Annapolis Community Health Centre.

Mental Health and Addictions Community Grants Available

Health and Wellness

A new community grant program will help organizations that support people living with mental illness and addictions issues in the province.

Les ambulanciers paramédicaux demandent aux gens d'appeler le 911 en cas d'urgences médicales

Health and Wellness

Les Néo-Écossais peuvent recevoir de meilleurs soins plus tôt et contribuer à la sûreté générale en appelant le 911 en cas d’urgences médicales.

Call 911 in Medical Emergencies, Advises Province's Paramedics

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians can receive better care sooner and improve safety by calling 911 during medical emergencies.

Nouvelle route de l'unité mobile de mammographie

Health and Wellness

Les femmes de Chéticamp à Clare auront plus facilement accès à la toute dernière technologie qui permet la détection précoce du cancer du sein.

New Digital Mobile Mammography Route

Health and Wellness

Women from Cheticamp to Clare will have better access to the latest technology to enable earlier detection of breast cancer.

Subventions en santé mentale pour des collectivités plus fortes

Health and Wellness

Les gens qui ont des problèmes de santé mentale auront bientôt un accès amélioré aux programmes de santé dans leurs collectivités grâce à de nouvelles subventions du gouvernement provincial.

Mental Health Grants Help Build Stronger Communities

Health and Wellness

People living with mental illness will benefit from more access to health programs in their communities with the help of new provincial funding.

Investment Supports Expansion of Satellite Dialysis Unit

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians living in Colchester and East Hants will soon receive dialysis treatment closer to home.

Patient Safety Week Reminds That Good Health Care Starts With Communication

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians can help improve health-care safety by asking questions, listening to the answers and talking about any concerns with health care providers.

Snowsport Helmets Mandatory as of Nov. 1

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians who take to the slopes will be better protected as the mandatory, all-ages snow sport helmet legislation comes into effect today, Nov. 1.

Communities Welcome Family Doctors

Health and Wellness

Thousands of Nova Scotians will soon have better access to a family doctor.

Province Celebrates Diversity, Social Inclusion with Grants

Health and Wellness

Health information for Nova Scotians in diverse cultural groups will be easier to understand and more relevant because of provincial investments.

Commentaires des familles et groupes intéressés au sujet de la petite enfance

Community Services / Education (to March 26, 2013) / Health and Wellness

Les familles, les groupes religieux, les personnes qui travaillent dans le domaine du développement de la petite enfance ainsi que les membres des Premières nations, de la communauté afro-néo-écossaise et de la communauté acadienne font partie de ceux qui ont soumis leurs points de vue au sujet de la petite enfance pendant l'été.

Families, Interested Groups Share Ideas About Children's Early Years

Community Services / Education (to March 26, 2013) / Health and Wellness

Families, church groups, people working in early childhood development and people from First Nations, African Nova Scotian and Acadian communities are among those who shared their views this summer about children's early years.

Le vaccin antigrippal de la Nouvelle-Écosse est sécuritaire

Health and Wellness

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE—Le vaccin antigrippal de la Nouvelle-Écosse est sécuritaire

Nova Scotia's Flu Vaccine Safe for Use

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia's publicly funded influenza vaccine supply is not affected by Health Canada's temporary stop use order.

Province Continues to Improve Health Funding Management, Accountability

Health and Wellness / Finance (to Oct. 22, 2013)

The province is continuing its efforts to ensure health dollars are spent wisely to provide the best care possible for patients.