Did you know that 30 to 40 per cent of adults report not being able to get a good night’s sleep? Also, more people have reported worse sleep over the past few months due to COVID-19. Here are a number of strategies that may improve your sleep quality. Be sure to discuss any new or persistent sleep difficulties with your health care provider to rule out medical or medication issues that may be affecting your sleep.
Nova Scotia Health and the IWK Health Centre will be requiring patients and visitors to wear a non-medical mask when entering hospitals and other health care facilities, beginning Monday, July 20, 2020.
À compter du mardi 21 juillet 2020, Santé Nouvelle-Écosse et le IWK Health Centre exigeront que les patients et visiteurs portent un masque non médical lorsqu’ils entreront dans les hôpitaux et les autres établissements de soins de santé.
Exterior maintenance work will start next week at Antigonish Health & Wellness Centre, part of St. Martha’s Regional Hospital. The work will begin on Monday, July 20 and involves required maintenance work on the centre’s exterior brick and windows. It is expected to take about two months to complete.
Health Canada’s investment through its Organ Donation and Transplantation Collaborative, whose mandate is to help make transformative changes in organ donation and transplantation systems across Canada, has awarded $1.1 million to Nova Scotia Health, in collaboration with its key partners including: Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, Canadian Donation and Transplant Research Program, Transplant Québec, and Canadian Blood Services. The purpose of the study is to gather evidence to inform legislative strategies to improve donation and to rigorously evaluate the impact of the overall implementation.
Early on in the pandemic a formal request was made of Nova Scotia Health by Mi’kmaq First Nations communities in the province. First Nations chiefs wanted their own health care professionals engaged in the battle against COVID-19. But they needed help.