News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 32)

Province Funds New Clinic for Richmond County

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Richmond County residents will have better access to primary health-care services with a new, modern health clinic planned for L'Ardoise.

Province Funds New Diagnostic Equipment for Cape Breton Hospitals

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The province will spend nearly $1.1 million to upgrade medical equipment to improve health care services at two Cape Breton hospitals.

Queens Place Recreation Centre Opens

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A new recreational, social and cultural facility for Queens County will give residents access to high-quality sports and recreation opportunities to stay fit and healthy, while having fun.

Province Funds First Step in Renovation and Expansion of Dartmouth General Hospital

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The province is investing in the preliminary design leading to the expansion and renovation of the Dartmouth General Hospital as part of the province's Jobs and Building Plan to make life better for families.

Investment Supports Collaborative Emergency Centres in Nova Scotia

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The province is investing $6.8 million to establish collaborative emergency centres in more Nova Scotia communities, Health and Wellness Minister Maureen MacDonald announced today, Dec. 14.

Province Funds Plans to Update Capital Health Infrastructure

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The province is taking the first step to upgrade Capital Health's aging infrastructure to provide better care to patients across Nova Scotia and Atlantic Canada.

Annapolis Valley Health Professionals Receive Methadone Treatment Training

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More Annapolis Valley physicians are a step closer to being able to prescribe methadone after a training session held Saturday, Dec. 10, in Wolfville.

Des tiques sont établies à Gavelton, dans le comté de Yarmouth

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Des travaux sur le terrain ont confirmé que les tiques recueillies dans la région de Gavelton, dans le comté de Yarmouth, sont porteuses de la bactérie qui peut causer la maladie de Lyme.

Ticks Established in Gavelton, Yarmouth County

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Field work has confirmed that ticks collected from in and around Gavelton, Yarmouth Co., carry the bacteria that can cause Lyme disease.

Helmets Mandatory on Nova Scotia's Ski Hills

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The province is taking steps to reduce ski-related head injuries and protect Nova Scotians who take to the slopes, with legislation introduced today, Dec. 6. The legislation will make wearing ski helmets mandatory for all ages.

Province Strengthens Midwifery Services

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The province is putting a plan in place to ensure expecting mothers will have access to stable, strengthened midwifery services.

Province Funds Design of Digby Primary Care Clinic

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The province is investing $66,000 to design a new primary health care clinic in Digby to help provide better access to care for local residents.

Province Announces $236,000 to Upgrade Shelburne Clinic

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The province is investing $236,000 to upgrade Shelburne Medical Clinic so it can better meet the health care needs of people in the community.

Planning Begins for Facility to Replace North Cumberland Hospital

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The province will build a new health care facility to replace the outdated North Cumberland Memorial Hospital in Pugwash.

HIV/AIDS Increasing in People Over 50

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Community and government organizations are reaching out to people age 50 or older as part of HIV/AIDS Awareness Week in Nova Scotia.

Province Introduces Body Art Legislation

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Nova Scotians who want a tattoo, piercing, or other type of body art would be better protected against disease with regulations and technical guidelines as part of legislation proposed today, Nov. 23.

South Shore Hospital Expansion, Upgrades to Improve Emergency, Patient Care

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Government is investing $1.5-million to design renovations at South Shore Regional Hospital that will reduce overcrowding and improve patient flow, part of the Better Care Sooner plan to improve emergency care.

Coalitions Celebrate Aging Well Together Week

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Nova Scotia's seniors are leading safer, healthier and more active lives thanks to more than 100 organizations that form 12 aging well together coalitions in the province.

Collaborative Emergency Centre Will Provide Better Care for Western Annapolis

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The province's fifth Collaborative Emergency Centre will open in Annapolis Royal, Health and Wellness ministerial assistant Gary Ramey announced today, Nov. 18.

Investment Supports Expansion of Renal Dialysis Unit

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The province is investing $420,000 to provide better care for Nova Scotians receiving dialysis treatment in Halifax.