News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 6)

New Hospice in Annapolis Valley

Health and Wellness

There will be a new residential hospice in Annapolis Valley.

Putting Health Care Back Into Hands of Nova Scotians, Op-ed

Health and Wellness

In Nova Scotia, we are passionate about how our health care is delivered, accessed and managed. Yet, until recently, the fax machine has been the most common way for doctors to share information with each other, and patients still keep pieces of paper to keep track of important health information. In the meantime, text and email has become second nature in how we communicate with family and friends and online banking has become routine.

Horseback Riding Program Receives Mental Health Grant

Health and Wellness

Today, Aug. 12, the province announced a $22,480 community mental health and addictions grant to support a horseback riding program in Aylesford, Kings Co.

Request for Proposals for QEII Health-care Services Relocation and Enhancement Plan

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

The province is taking an important step to ensure plans for the QEII redevelopment are on the right track.

Tri-County Women's Centre to Offer Expanded Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Service

Health and Wellness

Tri-County Women's Centre will soon offer expanded sexual assault nurse examiner service to residents of southwestern Nova Scotia, the Annapolis Valley, and the South Shore.

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Centre to Offer Expanded Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Service in Cape Breton

Health and Wellness

Every Woman's Centre in Sydney has signed a three-year contract to offer expanded sexual assault nurse examiner service to residents of Cape Breton.

Les gouvernements fédéral et provincial lancent le service MyHealthNS afin d'améliorer les soins de santé en Nouvelle-Écosse

Health and Wellness

Les médecins et les patients en Nouvelle-Écosse peuvent maintenant accéder aux résultats de tests courants et échanger des renseignements grâce au service MyHealthNS, un nouvel outil en ligne sécurisé.

Federal and Provincial Governments Launch MyHealthNS to Improve Health Care in Nova Scotia

Health and Wellness

Doctors and patients in Nova Scotia can now get routine test results and share information through MyHealthNS, a new secure online tool.

Home Care Waitlists Eliminated In Many Communities

Health and Wellness

Government and its partners have eliminated home care waitlists in many Nova Scotia communities.

Nova Scotia Sea School Receives Mental Health Grant

Health and Wellness

At the Nova Scotia Sea School in Lunenburg, teens are not just learning to sail – they are starting to soar.

Negotiated Contracts with Doctors Move Province Forward

Health and Wellness

We have long heard calls for redesigning Nova Scotia's health-care system, and that's exactly what we have been working toward for the past three years. We know there are improvements to be made in access to and quality of care.

New Nursing Home for Antigonish

Health and Wellness

A new 25-bed nursing home will replace the Bethany facility presently used by the Sisters of St. Martha in Antigonish.

Next Step Begins for Expansion at Dartmouth General Hospital

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

The province is taking another step to expand and modernize the Dartmouth General Hospital and enhance its role in Nova Scotia's health-care system.

Doctors Agreements Ratified

Health and Wellness / Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotia's doctors have ratified two four-year agreements with government.

Dartmouth General Hospital Renovation Reaches Another Milestone

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

NOTE TO EDITORS: Karen Mumford, senior director, QEII Redevelopment Project, Nova Scotia Health Authority, is available for media interviews from 10 a.m. to noon today. Call or email the media contacts to make arrangements.

New Funding to Help Nova Scotians Remain Independent

Health and Wellness

New funding for home care and home support will help Nova Scotians live independently for as long as possible.

New Fund to Help Combat Chronic Disease

Health and Wellness

A new Chronic Disease Innovation Fund will support programs in communities across the province to help Nova Scotians live healthier lives.

Better Health Care for Cape Breton

Health and Wellness

A family practice in Sydney is expanding into a collaborative health-care team, which will give more people in Cape Breton better access to primary health care.

Panel to Advise Government on Innovative Approaches to Mental Health and Addictions

Health and Wellness

A panel of eight experts have been appointed to examine the province's approaches to mental health and addictions.

Government, Health Authority Accept Auditor General Recommendations on Health System Planning

Health and Wellness

Government and Nova Scotia Health Authority welcomed the Auditor General's report released today, June 8, on Nova Scotia's health system.