News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 26)

Communities Welcome Family Doctors

Health and Wellness

Thousands of Nova Scotians will soon have better access to a family doctor.

Province Celebrates Diversity, Social Inclusion with Grants

Health and Wellness

Health information for Nova Scotians in diverse cultural groups will be easier to understand and more relevant because of provincial investments.

Commentaires des familles et groupes intéressés au sujet de la petite enfance

Community Services / Education (to March 26, 2013) / Health and Wellness

Les familles, les groupes religieux, les personnes qui travaillent dans le domaine du développement de la petite enfance ainsi que les membres des Premières nations, de la communauté afro-néo-écossaise et de la communauté acadienne font partie de ceux qui ont soumis leurs points de vue au sujet de la petite enfance pendant l'été.

Families, Interested Groups Share Ideas About Children's Early Years

Community Services / Education (to March 26, 2013) / Health and Wellness

Families, church groups, people working in early childhood development and people from First Nations, African Nova Scotian and Acadian communities are among those who shared their views this summer about children's early years.

Le vaccin antigrippal de la Nouvelle-Écosse est sécuritaire

Health and Wellness

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE—Le vaccin antigrippal de la Nouvelle-Écosse est sécuritaire

Nova Scotia's Flu Vaccine Safe for Use

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia's publicly funded influenza vaccine supply is not affected by Health Canada's temporary stop use order.

Province Continues to Improve Health Funding Management, Accountability

Health and Wellness / Finance (to Oct. 22, 2013)

The province is continuing its efforts to ensure health dollars are spent wisely to provide the best care possible for patients.

Plan Ahead, Get Screened, Protect Yourself, Op-ed

Health and Wellness

The following op-ed is from Dr. Judy Caines, medical director of the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program.

Planification, dépistage, protection

Health and Wellness

Voici un article pour la page contre-éditoriale par la Dre Judy Caines, directrice médicale du Programme de dépistage du cancer du sein de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Province Improving Support for People with Autism

Health and Wellness

Earlier this month, I heard a compelling story of a Nova Scotia family with an autistic child.

Province Expands Lucentis Treatment to Cape Breton

Premier's Office / Health and Wellness

People in Cape Breton suffering from a chronic retina disease will now get the treatment they need closer to home.

Better Support Reinstated for Recovery Houses

Health and Wellness

People living in recovery houses will get better access to the clinical help they need to get healthy and move towards a productive future with the return of the homes' management to the Department of Health and Wellness.

Début de la campagne de vaccination antigrippale

Health and Wellness

Les Néo-Écossais peuvent se protéger et protéger leurs proches contre la grippe en se faisant vacciner cette année.

Influenza Vaccination Campaign Begins

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians can help protect themselves and their loved ones from influenza by getting a flu shot this year.

Strategy Addressing Mental Illness, Op-Ed

Health and Wellness

Many people have been touched by mental illness, either personally, or through a family member, friend or colleague.

Unveiling New Radiation Treatment Clinic

Premier's Office / Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians living with cancer will have shorter wait times and benefit from the latest treatment technology at an expanded radiation treatment clinic, unveiled in Halifax today, Oct. 11.

Province Supports Caregivers

Health and Wellness

More Nova Scotians will have help to care for a loved one at home thanks to increased support by the province.

Province Initiates Independent Review of Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act

Health and Wellness

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Initiates Independent Review of Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act ----------------------------------------------------------------Nova Scotians living with mental illness will receive better health care and treatment after a review of the Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act.

More Health Services for South Shore Students

Education (to March 26, 2013) / Health and Wellness

South Shore students who need health advice and services will find it easier to get help right in their schools.

Changes Mean Seniors Keep More of Their Income

Health and Wellness

Starting Nov. 1, hundreds of Nova Scotians with a spouse or partner in long-term care will keep more of their shared income after policy changes announced today, Sept. 25 by Premier Darrell Dexter.