News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 35)

Funding for Hospital Capital Equipment

Health and Wellness

The province is spending $7 million on capital equipment requests to ensure hospitals are well equipped to provide the best care.

Drug Information System Will Better Protect Nova Scotians

Health and Wellness

The province is implementing a drug information system to better protect the health of Nova Scotians. Pharmacists, doctors and other prescribers will be able to share information about the medications patients are taking.

Point Michaud Beach in Richmond County Reopens

Health and Wellness

After successful water quality tests that met the recreational water guideline, the Department of Health and Wellness has reopened Point Michaud Beach in Richmond County.

Point Michaud Beach in Richmond County Closed to Swimmers

Health and Wellness

The Department of Health and Wellness has closed Point Michaud Beach in Richmond County to swimming because of high levels of bacteria.

Province to Better Utilize Underused Beds

Health and Wellness

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province to Better Utilize Underused Beds -----------------------------------------------------------------The province is making more long-term care beds available in nursing homes by converting some unused respite beds, better using resources while improving care for seniors.

Province Approves District Health Authorities' Business Plans

Health and Wellness

The province has approved the business plans of Nova Scotia's nine district health authorities.

Cape Breton Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

The province is awarding nine grants, totaling $349,650 under the Recreation Facility Development Program, to help improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Cape Breton region.

La température estivale peut entraîner une prolifération d'algues

Environment / Health and Wellness

On demande aux Néo-Écossais d'être attentifs à la prolifération d'algues bleues qui peut se produire dans les rivières et les lacs de la province pendant l'été.

Summer Temperatures May Cause Algae Blooms

Environment / Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians should be mindful of blue-green algae blooms that may appear in rivers and lakes across the province during the summer months.

La région de la Côte-Sud reçoit du financement pour des installations de loisirs

Health and Wellness

La Province accorde 409 500 $ pour aider à améliorer et mettre à niveau des installations de loisirs dans la région de la Côte-Sud.

South Shore Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

The province is awarding $409,500 to help improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the South Shore region.

Premier Announces Improvements to Health Care

Premier's Office / Health and Wellness

Two initiatives announced in Sydney today, July 5, by Premier Darrell Dexter will improve primary and emergency health care in Nova Scotia.

Fair Drug Pricing Act To Become Law On July 1

Health and Wellness

The province's Fair Drug Pricing Act will go into effect Friday, July 1, leading to lower drug prices for Nova Scotians covered by Pharmacare and a better deal for taxpayers.

Nova Scotia Lifeguards Take to the Beaches for Another Season

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia's lifeguards are set to hit the sand on some of the province's popular beaches to provide supervision beginning Friday, July 1.

Valley Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

The province is awarding $322,600 to help improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Valley region.

Ouverture de l'annexe à un foyer de soins infirmiers de Chéticamp

Health and Wellness

Les aînés pourront demeurer dans leur communauté plus longtemps grâce à l'ouverture officielle, aujourd'hui 28 juin, de la résidence « Jeunesse d'hier », qui compte 10 lits, au Foyer Père Fiset à Chéticamp.

Nursing Home Addition Opens in Cheticamp

Health and Wellness

Seniors will be able to stay in their community longer with the official opening today, June 28, of Yesterday's Youth, a 10-bed addition to the Foyer Pere Fiset nursing home in Cheticamp.

Fundy Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

The province is awarding $329,000 to help improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Fundy region.

Highland Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

The province is awarding $283,000 to help improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Highland region.

Central Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

The province is awarding $772,000 to help improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Central Region.