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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.

Unattached Patient Incentive Update

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2018-06-01 12:36
Another 142 family doctors in Nova Scotia have taken on new patients in the second month of a new incentive for them.

Des employés des Services de santé d’urgence mis à l’honneur pour leurs longs états de service

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2018-05-29 14:35
REMARQUE : une liste des récipiendaires des prix suit le présent communiqué. Une cérémonie de remise de prix pour longs états de service auprès des Services de santé d’urgence (SSU) a eu lieu aujourd’hui, 29 mai, pour rendre hommage à des employés qui comptent entre 20 et 45 ans de service.

Emergency Health Services Employees Recognized for Decades of Service

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2018-05-29 14:32
NOTE: A list of award recipients follows this release. Emergency Health Services (EHS) staff members with between 20 and 45 years of service were honoured today, May 29, at the EHS Long Service Award ceremony.

High-dose Flu Vaccine Available in Long-Term Care Facilities

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2018-05-17 08:43
Thousands of Nova Scotians living in long-term care facilities will have access to a new flu vaccine this fall, which will provide greater protection for seniors and is expected to reduce hospital stays.

Le médecin hygiéniste en chef et le directeur de la sécurité publique offrent une mise à jour au sujet du carfentanil

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2018-05-02 14:25
Le médecin hygiéniste en chef et le directeur de la sécurité publique de la Nouvelle-Écosse rappellent aux gens qu'un opioïde dangereux est présent en Nouvelle-Écosse.

Chief Medical Officer, Public Safety Director Carfentanil Update

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2018-05-02 14:22
Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and Director of Public Safety are reminding Nova Scotians of the presence of a dangerous opioid in Nova Scotia.

Physicians Take Advantage of Incentives

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2018-05-02 09:20
Nearly 900 more Nova Scotians now have a family doctor thanks to early uptake in one of the incentives recently announced by government and Doctors Nova Scotia.

More Construction Contracts Awarded for QEII Redevelopment Project

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2018-05-01 13:44
More construction contracts for the Dartmouth General Hospital’s expansion and renovation have been awarded to Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec companies.