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Routine IT maintenance on Wednesday, June 19 will cause service interruptions between midnight and 6:00am affecting the YourHealthNS app and on-line appointment booking including COVID-19 testing, blood collection, X-Ray, EKG and the Need a Family Practice Registry.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Support for Family and Caregivers (Cancer)

When you first learn that you or your family member has cancer, you may feel overwhelmed.

Being diagnosed with cancer affects more than just your health. It affects your thoughts, feelings, relationships, your ability to work or go to school and your finances.

Your cancer care team will help you and your family and/or friends cope with your cancer diagnosis.

If you are looking for cancer care programs and services for children, please visit the IWK Health Centre's website

Caregivers Nova Scotia  

Cancer Related Events, Courses and

Patient Education Resources

Accessing Primary Care

There are many ways to access primary care, even if you're not currently attached to a primary care provider.

Answer a few quick questions to receive personalized instructions for accessing Nova Scotia Health's primary care options near you including in-person, virtual and telephone options.

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Find Emergency Care

Use this tool to identify the emergency care options that are currently available nearest to you.

If this is a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 for immediate assistance

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YourHealthNS App

Much of Nova Scotia's healthcare program and service information is now available on the YourHealthNS mobile app. Download for free on the Apple Store and Android Apps for Google Play.

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