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New Assessment Tool for Long-term Care

Fri, 2018-10-19 10:44
A new electronic system will enhance quality of care in long-term care facilities across Nova Scotia.

Le vaccin contre la grippe est maintenant offert

Thu, 2018-10-18 09:32
Tous les Néo-Écossais sont encouragés à recevoir le vaccin contre la grippe, même les bébés âgés de six mois.

Influenza Vaccine Now Available

Thu, 2018-10-18 09:29
All Nova Scotians over six months old are encouraged to get a flu shot.

New Medical Officer of Health Appointments

Thu, 2018-10-11 09:47
Two new public health physicians are now practising in Nova Scotia.

Province Approves New Specialist Positions

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

Government Pilots New Model for Youth Health in Schools

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

New Specialist Residency Spaces

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

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

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

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

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

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

Children’s Immunizations Encouraged Before School

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

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

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