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Province Welcomes First Family Doctors Through Practice Ready Assessment Program

Tue, 2020-02-18 13:48
Four new internationally trained family doctors from Nigeria are now ready to work in Nova Scotia.

Providing Medical Students More Educational Opportunities in Rural Communities

Tue, 2020-02-18 11:46
Doctors often stay in the communities where they get their training. That is why a program designed to introduce medical students to what it is like to practise in rural Nova Scotia is expanding to the South Shore.

MyHealthNS Services Winding Up

Fri, 2020-02-14 11:55
As announced in August, the vendor that operates MyHealthNS informed the province it would not be renewing its contract to operate the province’s online tool that allows participating patients to access their health information and communicate with their health-care provider.

Construction of Dialysis Unit at Halifax Infirmary Moving Forward

Fri, 2020-02-14 10:14
Dialysis is an important, life-saving treatment. That is why government is continuing to improve access to this care.

Innovative Work Leads to Better Mental Health and Addictions Care for Children, Youth and Families

Mon, 2020-02-10 09:01
Children and teenagers who need mental health and addictions help are getting better care, faster, as a result of innovative work at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax.

Nouveaux protocoles nationaux de dépistage du nouveau coronavirus

Thu, 2020-02-06 15:28
De nouveaux protocoles nationaux de dépistage du nouveau coronavirus ont été mis en place.

New National Novel Coronavirus Screening Protocols in Place

Thu, 2020-02-06 15:25
New national screening protocols to respond to novel coronavirus have been established.

Renovations to Support Family Medicine Residents

Fri, 2020-01-31 12:30
Six hospitals are getting upgrades to improve the space used to train family medicine residents.

Renseignements sur le coronavirus

Thu, 2020-01-30 09:44
Le gouvernement provincial a créé une page Web offrant aux gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse des renseignements sur le nouveau coronavirus : https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/fr .

Information About Coronavirus

Thu, 2020-01-30 09:38
The province has set up a website to provide Nova Scotians with information about novel coronavirus – https://www.novascotia.ca/coronavirus .

Another Step in Halifax Infirmary Expansion

Tue, 2020-01-28 14:52
Preparations for the expansion of the Halifax Infirmary site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre continue to move forward, as part of the QEII New Generation project.

Unique Approach Expanding to Help Connect Older Nova Scotians to Their Communities

Mon, 2020-01-27 10:39
Staying healthy, active and connected to your community is important as you age. That is why government is asking those involved in a well-established adult day program in the Annapolis Valley to create a model other rural communities can use to start their own programs to support older Nova Scotians.

Province Working with Doctors to Reduce Administrative Burden, Red Tape

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.