Nova Scotia Health Card
Nova Scotia's health insurance programs are designated to provide eligible residents with coverage for medically required hospital, medical, dental and optometric services with some restrictions.
Nova Scotia Pharmacare
The province of Nova Scotia provides assistance to Nova Scotians to help pay for their prescription drugs.
Nova Scotia Continuing Care
Continuing Care serves people who need ongoing care outside of hospital, either on a long-term or short-term basis. Providing access to home care and
long-term care (such as a nursing home or residential care facility), or protection for vulnerable adults.
Nova ScotiaMental Health
Mental Health Services (MHS), a branch of the Nova Scotia Department of Health, provides leadership for the overall policy and planning of MHS and makes recommendations to the Department of Health on funding requirements of districts.
Emergency Health Services
Emergency Health Services Nova Scotia (EHS), is a division of the Nova Scotia Department of Health. It is responsible for the continual development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of pre-hospital emergency health services in the Province.
Blue Cross of Atlantic Canada
Atlantic Blue Cross Care is a leading provider of personal health benefits coverage. We are committed to providing the strength you need and the care you deserve.
Capital District Health Authority
Capital Health provides core health services to 395,000 residents, or 40 per cent of the population of the Nova Scotia and tertiary and quaternary acute care services to residents of Atlantic Canada. Specialized adult health services are provided to a referral population from the rest of the province of 550,000, and to residents of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. 8,500 staff are employed within Capital Health.
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, the QEII is the largest adult academic health sciences centre in Atlantic Canada, occupying 10 buildings on two sites. It was created in 1996 with the merger of the Victoria General, Halifax Infirmary, Abbie J. Lane Memorial, Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial, Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre and the Nova Scotia Cancer Centre.
The Nova Scotia Hospital
The Nova Scotia Hospital is one of several facilities providing a broad range of Mental Health Programs within Capital Health. The hospital is a fully accredited teaching facility affiliated with Dalhousie University, providing specialized services for a wide range of mental health needs. The Nova Scotia Hospital is part of an overall structure that integrates mental health programs and services across the Capital Health District.
Find a Dentist !
Oral health care is a personalized service that requires a good relationship between the dentist and the patient. Here are some ways to find a dentist in your area.
Find a Doctor !
Health care is a personalized service that requires a good relationship between the doctor and the patient. Here are some ways to find a doctor in your area.
Halifax Rehab Centre
The key to an expedient and successful return to work or active living after injury is teamwork on the part of the employer, employees, health and safety officers, the physician, and the rehabilitation team.
Extensive list of Health and Wellness Books.
Do you or someone you know have a disability ? Here is a collection of links to helpful and informative web sites.
Health Associations in Canada
Extensive list of Health Related Associations.
Canada Health Act is to ensure that all eligible residents of Canada have reasonable access to medically necessary insured services on a prepaid basis, without direct charges at the point of service.
Health Care in Canada
Health Care is availabe to all Canadians as established by the Federal Government's Canada Health Act. Health Care Insurance plans have basic similarities across the country including coverage of medically necessary hospital services and the services of a physician, however, any further coverage varies from province to province based on additional provincial funding.