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Construction Underway for Dartmouth General Hospital Expansion

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2017-06-27 13:44
Construction that will help improve health-care services for patients and families is underway with the expansion of the Dartmouth General Hospital.

Dr. Stan Kutcher to Meet Cape Breton Community About Mental Health

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2017-06-26 13:02
Mental health expert Dr. Stan Kutcher will spend three days in Cape Breton, beginning today, June 26, gathering information about the mental health needs for young people in the community.

Dr. Stan Kutcher to Meet with Members of Cape Breton Community

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2017-06-22 10:37
Mental health expert Dr. Stan Kutcher will travel to Cape Breton Monday, June 26, to look into mental health needs for young people in the community.

Nova Scotians Reminded to be Tick-aware

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2017-05-18 12:34
Nova Scotians are encouraged to enjoy the outdoors safely by learning to avoid the blacklegged tick bites that can cause Lyme disease.

On rappelle aux Néo-Écossais de faire attention aux tiques

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2017-05-18 12:29
On encourage les Néo-Écossais à profiter des activités de plein air en toute sécurité en apprenant comment éviter les tiques à pattes noires qui peuvent causer la maladie de Lyme.

Eight Local Companies Awarded Contracts for QEII Redevelopment Project

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2017-04-28 10:08
Eight Nova Scotia companies have been awarded contracts for the Dartmouth General Hospital expansion and renovation.

Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, Op-ed

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2017-04-24 13:58
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Carolyn Desjardins, the wife of an organ donor and a nurse in the dialysis unit at All Saints Springhill Hospital in Cumberland County. National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week is April 23-29. Nothing prepared me for the sudden death of my husband, Craig, almost two years ago. But because he was an organ donor, his death allowed another man to live.

Construction of New Shelburne Clinic Moving Forward

Nova Scotia News - Sun, 2017-04-23 12:03
Construction of a new health-care clinic in Shelburne is expected to start in June, as the community welcomes two new doctors and two new nurses to the area.

Dartmouth and Halifax Residents to Have Better Access to Dialysis

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2017-04-21 10:41
Dartmouth General Hospital and the Halifax Infirmary site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre will each receive six new dialysis chairs as part of the QEII redevelopment project.

Site Selected for New Community Outpatient Centre

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2017-04-20 12:08
A site has been selected for the new Community Outpatient Centre that will be built as part of the QEII redevelopment project.

Nurses Join Collaborative Health Teams in Cape Breton

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2017-04-19 13:18
Four communities across Cape Breton are welcoming seven new nurses. As a result, about 4,000 additional people on the island will have access to primary health care.

Nurses Join Collaborative Health Teams Across the Province

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2017-04-19 13:14
Twelve communities across Nova Scotia are welcoming 23 new nurses. As a result, up to 14,000 more Nova Scotians are gaining access to primary care.

Redevelopment of North Cumberland Memorial Hospital Moves Ahead

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2017-04-11 15:02
Government is moving ahead with plans to replace the hospital in Pugwash, Premier Stephen McNeil announced today, April 11.

Province Supports South Shore Hospital Renovations

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2017-04-11 10:25
Government is moving forward with renovations to the South Shore Regional Hospital in Bridgewater.

Planning Begins for New Community Health Centre in New Waterford

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2017-04-05 13:24
New Waterford is getting a new community health centre.

New Provincial Hospice Policy Framework

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2017-04-05 10:50
A new provincial policy framework will support future options for hospice care.

Planning Begins for New Satellite Dialysis Unit in Glace Bay

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2017-04-05 10:15
Glace Bay area residents who need dialysis are a step closer to receiving treatment in their own community.

Chronic Disease Innovation Fund Will Support Opioid Harm Reduction

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2017-03-31 14:55
The Cumberland Opioid Council will help people learn about the dangers of opioids and how to deal with them, thanks to a grant of $5,225 from the province announced today, March 31.

College of Paramedics Effective April 1

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2017-03-30 10:33
NOTE: A full list of the Council of the College of Paramedics members follows the release. The College of Paramedics will come into effect on April 1, making paramedicine a self-regulated profession in Nova Scotia.

Chronic Disease Innovation Fund Supports Community Engagement to Improve Health in Yarmouth

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2017-03-27 10:35
Isolation isn’t good for anyone’s mental or physical health.

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