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Province Working with Doctors to Reduce Administrative Burden, Red Tape

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2020-01-23 10:06
Work is underway to reduce administrative red tape so doctors across the province can spend more time with their patients.

Government Issues CBC Building Demolition Tender

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2020-01-21 12:36
The province is making way for construction of a new outpatient centre on the Halifax Infirmary site of the QEll Health Sciences Centre, that will see more than 700,000 visits a year.

Cape Breton Regional Hospital Expansion Continues to Move Ahead

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2020-01-09 10:47
Government is another step closer to construction of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital’s new emergency department, cancer centre and critical care department.

Le vaccin antirotavirus est maintenant offert

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2020-01-02 09:57
Le vaccin antirotavirus est maintenant offert pour les bébés nés à partir du 1er novembre 2019.

Rotavirus Vaccine Now Available

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2020-01-02 09:57
The rotavirus vaccine is now available to babies born on or after Nov. 1, 2019.

New Requirements for Massage Therapists

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2019-12-30 12:54
Starting Wednesday, Jan. 1, anyone who wants to use the title massage therapist or registered massage therapist has to meet new requirements first.

Immigration Numbers Setting Records

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2019-12-30 11:05
Nova Scotia has broken immigration records again in 2019 as the province finds new ways to target workers in sectors with the greatest need.

New Equipment to Improve Safety for Paramedics

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2019-12-18 10:04
Paramedics in Nova Scotia are caring for patients in communities every day and government wants to ensure they have the supports they need to do their job safely.

New Government Funding Provides Expanded Pharmacy Services

Nova Scotia News - Mon, 2019-12-09 11:43
Nova Scotians will have more options to access the care they need under a new agreement with pharmacists. Under the agreement the province will cover the costs of prescribing more medication and refilling certain prescriptions. Two agreements between the government and the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia means more provincial funding for pharmacists’ services.

Province Bans Sales of Flavoured E-Cigarettes, Commits to Legislation

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2019-12-05 09:45
Government is concerned about the growing number of young people vaping in Nova Scotia.

La Province interdit la vente des liquides à vapoter aromatisés et s’engage à adopter une loi d’application générale

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2019-12-05 09:45
Le gouvernement se soucie du nombre grandissant de jeunes gens qui vapotent en Nouvelle-Écosse.

Government Approves Funding to Relocate Parking Lot at Cape Breton Regional Hospital

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2019-12-04 14:49
The province is taking another important step to make way for the construction of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital expansion, as part of the CBRM Health Care Redevelopment Project.

More Nursing Home Beds Added in HRM

Nova Scotia News - Wed, 2019-12-04 13:13
Government is investing $1.3 million to ensure more Nova Scotians have access to nursing home beds.

New Wing at Dartmouth General Hospital Officially Opens

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2019-12-03 11:49
Dartmouth General Hospital is celebrating a major milestone with the opening of new operating rooms and clinical space as part of the QEII New Generation project.

Province Marks HIV/AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2019-11-28 11:59
People living with HIV/AIDS and those who have died from the disease are being honoured today with the raising of a red ribbon flag at Province House in Halifax.

Province Invests in Radon Detectors and Encourages Testing

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2019-11-21 11:09
Nova Scotians deserve to have information that can help them make important decisions about their health and home. That is why the province is helping families protect themselves from the risks of radon by making it easier to test for the radioactive gas.

North Sydney Health Facilities Moving Forward

Nova Scotia News - Tue, 2019-11-19 13:41
Government has issued a request for proposal for the CBRM Health Care Redevelopment Project that will result in improved health-care services in North Sydney.

Mental Health Investments Improving Wait Times for Crisis and Urgent Care

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 2019-11-14 12:15
Recent investments in crisis and urgent care services are helping to reduce wait times for people who most need mental health services.

Rotavirus Vaccine Now Publicly Funded

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2019-11-01 11:53
The rotavirus vaccine has been added to Nova Scotia’s publicly funded childhood immunization program. Babies born on or after Nov. 1, will be eligible to get the vaccine.

Le vaccin contre le rotavirus est maintenant offert gratuitement

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 2019-11-01 11:53
Le vaccin contre le rotavirus a été ajouté au programme public de vaccination des enfants de la Nouvelle-Écosse. Les enfants qui sont nés le 1er novembre ou à une date ultérieure pourront recevoir le vaccin.