News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 7)

New Shelburne Primary Health-care Clinic Moving Ahead

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

Work to build a new primary health-care clinic for Shelburne is moving forward.

Grants to Support Community Gambling Support Projects

Health and Wellness

The Gambling Awareness Foundation of Nova Scotia is seeking applications for $300,000 worth of grants to fund projects to help Nova Scotian adults harmed by gambling.

More Nova Scotians to Get Hip, Knee Replacements

Health and Wellness

Government has invested $1.9 million to help 160 more Nova Scotians get orthopedic surgeries.

Emergency Health Services Employees Honoured for Decades of Service

Health and Wellness

Sixty-three Emergency Health Services staff members with between 20 and 40 years' experience were recognized today, May 24, for their service.

HEALTH/WELLNESS/FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD-–Province, Doctors Reach Agreement

Health and Wellness / Finance and Treasury Board

The province and Doctors Nova Scotia announced today, May 20, they have reached an agreement in principle. Doctors Nova Scotia represents more than 3,500 physicians in Nova Scotia.

Premier cas de Zika confirmé en Nouvelle-Écosse

Health and Wellness

Un premier cas d'infection à virus Zika a été confirmé en Nouvelle-Écosse.

First Confirmed Case of Zika Virus in Nova Scotia

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia has identified its first confirmed case of Zika virus.

More Support for Preschool Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Health and Wellness

The thought of socializing with other children used to make five-year-old Zachary French so upset, he'd cry until he threw up.

Mai est le Mois de la sensibilisation à la maladie de Lyme

Health and Wellness

Mai est le Mois de la sensibilisation à la maladie de Lyme.

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Health and Wellness

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month.

Mobile Critical Care Unit to Help With LifeFlight Helipad Issue

Health and Wellness

A new Emergency Health Services (EHS) mobile critical care ground-transfer unit is now providing intensive care for EHS LifeFlight patients en route to Halifax hospitals.

New Administrator for Provincial Public Dental Programs

Health and Wellness

A new service provider will carry out government's publicly insured dental programs.

From Dancing to Dialysis, Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, Op-Ed

Health and Wellness

Chronic illness changes a person. It alters your view on life and how you live it. It's the whole reason I became a nurse, but let me tell you how I got here.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Service to Move Forward

Health and Wellness

The province and Nova Scotia Health Authority have issued a request for proposals for an expanded sexual assault nurse examiner service in eastern and western Nova Scotia.

Funding Continues for After the Bell Program in Middleton and Annapolis Royal

Health and Wellness

Young people are getting stronger and more flexible, and learning outdoor skills and environmental stewardship, through After the Bell programs in Middleton and Annapolis Royal.

Funding Continues for After the Bell Program

Health and Wellness

Young people are taking part in lifesaving sport, dance and other physical activities through After the Bell programs.

Health Data Sharing Agreement Will Improve Health Care in First Nations Communities

Health and Wellness

According to new data released today, March 24, Mi'kmaq people between ages 20 and 39 are five times more likely to get diabetes than other Nova Scotians. Their health could improve significantly with support from the province's diabetes centres.

Health Data Sharing Agreement Will Improve Health Care in First Nations Communities

Health and Wellness

According to new data released today, March 24, Mi'kmaq people between ages 20 and 39 are five times more likely to get diabetes than other Nova Scotians. Their health could improve significantly with support from the province's diabetes centres.

Funding Continues for After the Bell Program in South Shore

Health and Wellness

Young people are taking part in sledge hockey, mountain biking and other activities through After the Bell programs in the South Shore region.

Funding Continues for After the Bell Program in Bridgewater

Health and Wellness

Young people are taking part in indoor and outdoor activities, as well as nutrition classes through After the Bell programs in the Bridgewater area.