Community Health Centres in Nova Scotia are doing terrific work, way beyond the 15 minute face to face with a physician, yet stable government funding remains an issue.
The Income Assistance policy manual is brutally clear about when you qualify for dental care when you’re on welfare. Don’t bother looking for help if it doesn’t bleed, hurt, or stop you from getting a job. Preventative care isn’t even mentioned in the manual.
Kendall Worth, in his final story he wrote with Daryl and Darlene, talks about their dreams and the importance of having peer support with lived experience in the emergency room, to help people who come in with mental health issues.
A new art gallery is long overdue, and arguing that we better spend that money on healthcare is misguided.
News release: Nova Scotia Federation of Labour President Danny Cavanagh says the P3 model is the wrong choice for to build new community health centres and new long-term care facilities in North Sydney and New Waterford and a new laundry centre in North Sydney.
Kendall Worth has a nose for good stories, and this is one of them. On the Easter weekend of 2015 Daryl and Darlene met in the QEII emerge, both there for mental health issues aggravated by loneliness and isolation. Now they’re friends and support one another when things get tough. What happened?
Free dental care for all makes an awful lot of sense, writes Brandon Doucet, a fourth-year dentistry student at Dalhousie.
At least eleven men and women have died prematurely in Nova Scotia prisons and jails since July 2011. We talk with prison activist Martha Paynter to understand these shocking numbers.
News release: Nova Scotia Federation of Labour President Danny Cavanagh feels positive about today’s announcement on pharmacare from the interim report released today by the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare.
Imagine being 28-years-old and not being able to decide what you are going to eat for dinner—or breakfast or lunch. Imagine having to live with people who scare or threaten you. Imagine living down a hallway from someone who sexually assaulted you, and you are told not to make a fuss. All this can and does happen to people with severe physical disabilities who must live in nursing homes in Nova Scotia. Judy Haiven on the need for community living options for people with severe physical disabilities.