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Chronic Disease Innovation Fund Encourages Healthy Eating in Cape Breton

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2017-03-24 15:18
Cape Bretoners will get some help eating better through new provincial funding for two projects that increase access to local, healthy food.

Leading-Edge Renovations at Halifax Infirmary Moving Forward

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2017-03-23 12:46
One of Canada’s leading architectural firms has been awarded the contract to design state-of-the-art operating rooms and interventional suites at the Halifax Infirmary, part of the QEII Health Sciences Centre.

New Doctors for Digby and Area

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2017-03-23 11:50
The Digby and Area Health Services Centre will soon be getting three new doctors and a new family practice nurse.

Chronic Disease Innovation Fund Targets Risk Groups

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2017-03-22 13:43
African Nova Scotians will be getting some help managing their health with the support of personalized health coaching.

Government Responds to Mental Health Panel Recommendations

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2017-03-20 09:34
Government will work to enhance and better coordinate mental health supports offered to children and youth, through school facilities like youth health centres.

Second Operating Room for Hants Community Hospital

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2017-03-16 13:27
Renovating an unused operating room at the Hants Community Hospital in Windsor will mean 800 more surgeries at the hospital each year, nearly doubling the annual number of procedures.

First Construction Tender Issued for Expansion of Dartmouth General Hospital

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2017-03-14 10:40
The first tender for construction services at the Dartmouth General Hospital was issued today, March 14. This expansion and renovation is part of the QEII redevelopment project.

Government Takes Action to Prevent Opioid Overdose and Save Lives

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2017-03-10 11:46
Government is taking immediate action to address the increase in illicit fentanyl and other synthetic opioids in Nova Scotia with more than $1 million in funding.

Progress Continues for Halifax Infirmary and Hants Community Hospital

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2017-03-02 11:14
The province continues to move forward with planned renovations to the Halifax Infirmary building of the QEII Health Sciences Centre and updates to the operating room at the Hants Community Hospital.

Nova Scotia Adopts Electronic Public Health Information System

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2017-03-02 09:56
Nova Scotia will adopt an electronic public health system that will help public health officials in their work to keep more people from getting sick.

Research Projects Receive Funding Support

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2017-02-24 10:04
Imagine stroke patients being able to do rehab at home with the help of an app.

Premier, Atlantic Counterparts to Explore Cooperation Among Publicly Funded Drug Plans Across the Region

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2017-02-20 13:17
Premier Stephen McNeil and the Council of Atlantic Premiers have agreed to explore new and innovative ways to work together, to make publicly funded drug plans stronger in our region.

Personal Health Information Act Under Review

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2017-02-03 10:04
Government will consult with Nova Scotians and organizations that handle personal health information as part of a mandatory three-year review of the Personal Health Information Act.

Agreement Signed for Two New EHS LifeFlight Helicopters

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2017-01-26 09:02
NOTE TO EDITORS: Leo Glavine, Minister of Health and Wellness, and Larry Crewson, Emergency Health Services director, will be available for questions in the Media Room, One Government Place, 1700 Granville St., Halifax, during post-cabinet interviews, today, Jan. 26. Nova Scotia has reached an agreement with Canadian Helicopters Limited for two new air ambulance helicopters.

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/HEALTH/WELLNESS-–Advisory Services Sought for the QEII Redevelopment Project

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2017-01-25 09:19
Government is considering its options for the design, construction, finance and infrastructure maintenance of the QEII redevelopment project, including province-led and private sector-led approaches.

Santé et Mieux-être-–La Municipalité du comté de Richmond reçoit une subvention pour la santé mentale

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2017-01-23 13:36
Les personnes âgées qui vivent dans la région Strait-Richmond auront bientôt un meilleur accès à de l'aide pour des problèmes de santé mentale et de dépendance.

Municipality of Richmond County Receives Mental-Health Grant

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2017-01-23 13:30
Older adults in the Strait-Richmond area will soon have improved access to mental-health and addictions support.

Smoking: We've come a long way. Let's keep going, Op-ed

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2017-01-16 13:36
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine. It has been 40 years since the Canadian Council for Tobacco Control launched National Non-Smoking Week in Canada, which runs until Jan. 21.

Accountability Report on Emergency Departments Available

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2016-12-21 13:25
The annual Accountability Report on Emergency Departments in Nova Scotia was submitted to the Clerk of the House of Assembly, today, Dec. 21, and is now available to the public.

Design Starting for Hants Community Hospital Upgrades

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2016-12-16 11:24
As part of the QEII redevelopment project, design work will begin in 2017 to revitalize an unused operating room at the Hants Community Hospital in Windsor.

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