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Glace Bay Dialysis Unit Construction to Begin this Spring

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2019-03-20 12:13
Construction of a new six-station dialysis unit at the Glace Bay Hospital is expected to begin this spring.

More Support for Children, Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2019-03-15 13:45
A new pilot program is being launched to help young people with autism spectrum disorder who are experiencing serious behavioural issues.

New Nursing Act Introduced

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2019-03-15 09:31
Legislation introduced today, March 15, will create the new Nova Scotia College of Nursing - a single regulatory body for the nursing profession in the province.

More Support for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2019-03-14 13:30
More support is coming for Nova Scotians living with opioid use disorder through an agreement that will help stabilize programs and services and improve wait times for those who need treatment.

Thirteen Paramedics Recognized for Exemplary Service

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2019-02-20 14:07
Thirteen Nova Scotia paramedics have been awarded the Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Services Medal for their dedication.

Chemotherapy Preparation Lab Relocating

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2019-02-13 12:59
Government and Nova Scotia Health Authority are improving cancer care by relocating the province’s busiest lab where chemotherapy treatment is prepared.

Government Continues to Invest in QEII New Generation Project

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2019-02-11 11:46
Government continues to invest in Nova Scotia’s largest health redevelopment project that will improve access to care for Nova Scotians for many years to come.

Youth Mental Health Outreach Expands to More Communities

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2019-02-07 13:02
More junior high and high school students in Nova Scotia are now able to access mental health support through expanded outreach programs.

Expanded Dental Care for Young Nova Scotians

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2019-01-16 08:48
Government is expanding dental coverage for young Nova Scotians through the Children’s Oral Health Program.

Response to Recommendations from the Long-term Care Expert Advisory Panel

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2019-01-15 10:05
Government intends to act on all of the recommendations received from an expert advisory panel tasked with looking at how to improve the quality of care in long-term care facilities in the province.

Minister’s Panel Recommends Addressing Quality of Care and Staffing

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2019-01-15 09:33
NOTE: This release was sent on behalf of the advisory panel on long-term care. The minister’s expert advisory panel released its recommendations today, Jan. 15, to improve the quality of long-term care in Nova Scotia.

Canada’s First Emergency Department MRI

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2019-01-07 11:09
Medical teams and patients at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax will soon have faster access to critical information needed for diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injuries.

Request for Supplier Qualifications Issued for QEII New Generation Project

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2018-12-17 14:33
Government is starting its search for the team that will design, construct, finance and maintain the new construction of the QEII New Generation project, Nova Scotia’s largest health project to date.

Government Opens Dartmouth General Hospital’s New Main Entrance

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2018-12-11 11:23
A new main entrance will give patients, members of the community and health professionals better access to the Dartmouth General Hospital.

Government Invests in IWK Emergency Department Expansion, Replacement MRI

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2018-12-04 13:05
Government and the IWK Health Centre announced plans today, Dec. 4, to double the size of the emergency department and replace an aging MRI scanner.

Province Marks HIV/AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2018-11-29 12:17
Health and Wellness Minister Randy Delorey raised a flag at Province House today, Nov. 29, to mark HIV/AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day.