News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 19)

Prix pour services distingués remis à des ambulanciers

Health and Wellness

Dix-sept ambulanciers paramédicaux de la Nouvelle-Écosse ont reçu la Médaille pour services distingués aujourd'hui, le mercredi 23 septembre, pour leur dévouement à aider les Néo-Écossais au moment où ils en ont le plus besoin.

Awards Recognize Paramedics for Exceptional Service

Health and Wellness

Seventeen Nova Scotia paramedics were awarded the Exemplary Services Medal today, Wednesday, Sept. 23, for their hard work helping Nova Scotians when they are most in need.

Down North Cook House Ordered to Stop Operating

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians and visitors are advised that the Down North Cook House near Dingwall in Cape Breton is currently operating as a food service establishment without a permit.

Actions Completed East Coast Forensic Report

Justice / Health and Wellness

The province and Capital District Health Authority have completed 17 of 18 actions to protect public safety and strengthen patient rehabilitation at the East Coast Forensic Hospital.

Le programme de pompes à insuline est en vigueur

Health and Wellness

À compter d'aujourd'hui 16 septembre, les familles qui ont des enfants et des jeunes adultes atteints de diabète peuvent commencer à présenter des demandes d'aide financière pour une pompe à insuline et les accessoires connexes.

Insulin Pump Program Up and Running

Health and Wellness

Starting today, Sept. 16, families of children and young adults with diabetes can start applying for help with the cost of an insulin pump and pump supplies.

Province Supports Membertou Sports and Wellness Centre

Health and Wellness

Cape Breton families will enjoy new recreation facilities and healthier futures with a provincial investment in the Membertou Sports and Wellness Centre.

Improved Walking Route Keeps New Waterford Residents Active

Health and Wellness

Improvements to a popular walking route in New Waterford mean walkers and joggers have a safe way to get around and stay fit.

New Building at Dalhousie to Improve Approach to Health Care

Health and Wellness

Future doctors, kinesiologists, pharmacists and nurse practitioners will soon be learning together in the same building at Dalhousie University, just as they will work together to help their patients after graduation.

New Generator will Help Ensure Better Care for Children, Families

Health and Wellness

Children and families who count on quality services at the IWK Health Centre will continue to receive excellent care with the province's approval of electrical power upgrades, including a new generator for the hospital.

CEC Model Reducing Closures, Accountability Report Shows

Health and Wellness

Emergency rooms are staying open thanks to the province's Better Care Sooner plan and the creation of collaborative emergency centres.

Demonstration Projects to Improve Services for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Health and Wellness / Status of Women

To ensure that "no door is the wrong door" for survivors of sexual violence, the province is asking community organizations to submit proposals that will help make services better and more accessible across Nova Scotia.

Fin de la saison des plages surveillées

Health and Wellness

Une autre saison tire à sa fin pour la plupart des 22 plages surveillées de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Season Ending for Lifeguarded Beaches

Health and Wellness

Another season of lifeguard supervision at most of Nova Scotia's 22 beaches is coming to a close this weekend.

Boys and Girls Clubs Focus on Healthy Living

Health and Wellness

Boys and Girls Clubs across Nova Scotia are getting support to help young people make healthy eating and physical activity part of their daily lives.

New Clinic Will Help South Shore Residents

Health and Wellness

Residents in the Municipality of the District of Chester and surrounding area, including Martin's River, Blandford Peninsula and New Ross, will have better access to primary health-care services with a new, modern health clinic planned for the community.

Water Testing Continues at Bayswater Beach

Environment / Health and Wellness

Inspectors looking into high bacteria at Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County are making progress but the beach will remain closed until water testing shows it is safe for swimming.

Residency Program Boosts Family Medicine for South West Health

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians will have access to more family doctors with a new family medicine training site in South West Health. The site will create five more family medicine residency training spots at Dalhousie medical school.

Inspectors to Look into Bacteria at Bayswater Beach

Environment / Health and Wellness

ENVIRONMENT/HEALTH/WELLNESS—Inspectors to Look into Bacteria at Bayswater Beach

Lumsden Pond Beach Re-opened

Health and Wellness / Environment

The beach in Lumsden Pond Provincial Park near Wolfville has been re-opened after a two-week closure because of a blue-green algae bloom.