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Province Approves New Specialist Positions

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2018-09-19 09:23
Government is funding nine new specialist positions.

Government Pilots New Model for Youth Health in Schools

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2018-09-17 13:22
Four Nova Scotia high schools will pilot a new model for youth health centres.

New Specialist Residency Spaces

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2018-09-12 10:11
Fifteen new spaces will be added to Dalhousie University’s specialist residency program.

Expert Advisory Panel to Recommend Improvements in Long-term Care

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2018-09-05 10:54
NOTE: Biographies for the members of the advisory panel follows this release. Minister of Health and Wellness Randy Delorey has appointed an expert advisory panel to look at ways to improve the quality of long-term care in Nova Scotia.

Students Welcomed Back with New Breakfast Programs

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2018-09-04 15:23
This September, 11 more public schools will provide students with a healthy, nutritious start to their day.

Marking One Year of Progress on Overdose Awareness Day

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2018-08-31 10:53
Access to naloxone and treatment, shorter waitlists and wait times, and more funding for community-based harm reduction are among key government actions and investments completed in the first year of the Opioid Use and Overdose Framework.

Partnership, Investment Supports Nova Scotians Living with Acquired Brain Injury

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2018-08-30 13:42
More support is coming for Nova Scotians living with an acquired brain injury.

La vaccination des enfants avant la rentrée scolaire est recommandée

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2018-08-22 12:01
La bonne santé des enfants avant la rentrée scolaire inclut la vaccination.

Children’s Immunizations Encouraged Before School

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2018-08-22 11:59
Helping children stay healthy as they head back to school means making sure immunizations are up to date.

Government Launches Technology Incentive

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2018-08-16 11:40
Government is investing more than $4 million to support family doctors to communicate with patients by telephone and through e-health services.

Government Breaks Ground on Kentville Dialysis Unit

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2018-08-10 10:50
Construction has started for a new dialysis unit at the Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville.

Government Adds HIV Prevention Drug to Public Health Plan

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2018-07-20 11:49
Government is increasing access to HIV prevention medication by adding it as a benefit under provincial Pharmacare programs effective Monday, July 23.

Incentive, More Capacity to Educate Nurse Practitioners

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2018-07-13 11:16
A new incentive program and additional seats at Dalhousie University will help ensure Nova Scotia has the nurse practitioners it needs.

Major Health Construction Projects to be Managed by New Division of Nova Scotia Lands

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2018-07-12 10:45
The delivery of the QEII redevelopment project and the recently announced CBRM Health Care Redevelopment Plan will be led by a new division of Nova Scotia Lands, a Crown entity that focuses on major construction and remediation projects.

Four Orthopedic Surgeons Hired

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2018-07-12 08:49
Four orthopedic surgeons have been recruited to improve care and help more Nova Scotians receive hip and knee replacements.

Locations Announced for New Family Medicine Residency Spaces

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2018-07-10 10:51
Sites have been selected for new family medicine residency spaces in Nova Scotia, an important component of the plan to provide more Nova Scotians access to a family doctor.

Nouveau système d'avertissement en cas de chaleur dans la province

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2018-06-29 10:21
Un nouveau système d'avertissement en cas de chaleur préviendra les Néo-Écossais lorsque le temps chaud et humide pourrait nuire à la santé.

Province Adopts New Heat Alert System

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2018-06-29 10:18
A new heat warning system will warn Nova Scotians when hot and humid weather has the potential to be harmful.

Province Works with Experts to Assess Pressure Injuries

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2018-06-21 09:54
Government announced today, June 21, specific actions to address more serious pressure injuries in the province’s long-term care facilities.

Province Requires Long-term Care Facilities to Report Pressure Wounds

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2018-06-14 10:36
The Department of Health and Wellness is taking action to improve wound care in long-term care facilities and ensure consistent standards across the province.