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Jul 19, 2010 - Health
Investment made in defibrillator campaign
The provincial government is investing $100,000 in the Restart a Heart – Restart a Life campaign of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick. Health Minister Mary Schryer made the announcement .....
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Jul 14, 2010 - Health
Investment made to modernize Grand Falls General Hospital
Patients in the Grand Falls area will have better access to diagnostic and treatment services in more modern spaces as part of a major renovation project starting this summer at the Grand Falls Genera .....
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Jul 13, 2010 - Health
Floor plans unveiled for new dialysis unit
Area residents had their first look at a planned satellite dialysis unit for the Charlotte County Hospital. The floor plans were unveiled at the hospital by Health Minister Mary Schryer and officials .....
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Jul 11, 2010 - Health
24/7 medical coverage being restored in Caraquet; work continues to establish ambulance stop
Twenty-four-hour medical services will be restored at the Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jésus de Caraquet in September, and work continues to establish an ambulance stop at the facility. Premier Shawn Graham ma .....
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Jun 28, 2010 - Health
Official opening of new health centre in Rexton
The new Rexton Health Centre officially opened today. The modern, spacious facility is expected to make it easier for doctors, nurses and other primary-care practitioners to provide quality health car .....
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Jun 25, 2010 - Supply and Services
Construction underway for NBCC Allied Health Building
Construction is underway at the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) Saint John Allied Health Building, located at the University of New Brunswick Saint John (UNBSJ). Supply and Services Minister Ed .....
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Jun 23, 2010 - Health
Air quality health index expanded to Fredericton, Moncton
The air quality health index - based on its success in Saint John - is being expanded to include Fredericton and Moncton.
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Jun 21, 2010 - Health
New vaccine launched to better protect young children and infants
Young children and infants in New Brunswick are being offered a new publicly funded pneumococcal vaccine as part of improvements to the provincial childhood immunization program. Health Minister Mar .....
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Jun 8, 2010 - Health
$1 million invested in Atlantic Cancer Research Institute
The provincial government is investing $1 million in the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute (ACRI) as part of a commitment by the Department of Health to invest $5 million to ACRI over five years.
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Jun 7, 2010 - Health
Opening of medical education space in Saint John
First-year medical students beginning studies in Saint John this fall at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick will have access to new teaching rooms and learning spaces within the newly renovated Saint Jo .....
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May 31, 2010 - Health
New heart valve surgery being funded
Patients with a serious heart valve condition, known as aortic stenosis, who previously could not get treatment in the province, are now being offered a life-saving, minimally invasive surgery at the .....
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May 17, 2010 - Health
$650,000 for Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation
The provincial government is investing $650,000 to allow the Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation to complete construction of Atlantic Canada's first therapeutic park by this fall.
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Apr 15, 2010 - Health
Needs assessment, consultations in Kennebecasis Valley
A health-needs assessment and community consultations will be conducted in the Kennebecasis Valley to enhance primary health-care services in the region.
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Apr 8, 2010 - Health
Administrative, legislative changes to improve health-care system
The provincial government will strengthen health-care services for francophone residents through a series of proposed legislative amendments and administrative changes.
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Mar 26, 2010 - Health
Work to begin soon on new psychiatric hospital
The first tender associated with the construction of a new psychiatric hospital to replace the aging Restigouche Hospital Centre has been issued. Work is expected to begin later this spring.
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Mar 23, 2010 - Health
New ambulatory care centre opens
The Irving Ambulatory Care Centre at the Moncton Hospital officially opened on Tuesday, March 22.
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Feb 26, 2010 - Health
Waiting period for medicare coverage to be lifted
New Brunswick intends to remove the three-month waiting period for medicare coverage for new immigrants as well as Canadians returning to the province after extended residence outside the country.
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Feb 2, 2010 - Health
Bunkers for linear accelerators completed
Health Minister Mary Schryer recently visited the Cancer Care Centre at the Saint John Regional Hospital, where she participated in a ribbon-cutting to mark the completion of construction of specializ .....
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Jan 26, 2010 - Health
Record investments in new diagnostic imaging equipment
The provincial government is investing in four new magnetic resonance imaging scanners to be used at hospitals in Moncton, Edmundston, Bathurst and Saint John.
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Jan 26, 2010 - Health
Record investments in new diagnostic imaging equipment
The provincial government is investing in four new magnetic resonance imaging scanners to be used at hospitals in Moncton, Edmundston, Bathurst and Saint John.
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Jan 26, 2010 - Health
Record investments in new diagnostic imaging equipment
The provincial government is investing in four new magnetic resonance imaging scanners to be used at hospitals in Moncton, Edmundston, Bathurst and Saint John.
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Jan 26, 2010 - Health
Record investments in new diagnostic imaging equipment
The provincial government is investing in four new magnetic resonance imaging scanners to be used at hospitals in Moncton, Edmundston, Bathurst and Saint John.
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Jan 25, 2010 - Health
New dialysis unit at Charlotte County Hospital
The provincial government is investing close to $1.4 million in capital and operating funds to establish a satellite dialysis unit at the Charlotte County Hospital in St. Stephen.
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Dec 21, 2009 - Health
Province investing $50,000 in addiction recovery centre
The provincial government is providing $50,000 for Sophia Recovery Centre, a non-residential addiction support centre for women. Health Minister Mary Schryer made the announcement today.
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Dec 17, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
The following update on the H1N1 flu virus has been issued by Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eilish Cleary.
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Dec 16, 2009 - Health
Ministers receive H1N1 influenza vaccine
Environment Minister Rick Miles received the H1N1 influenza vaccine at a clinic in Fredericton on Wednesday, Dec. 16.
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Dec 16, 2009 - Health
Ministers receive H1N1 influenza vaccine
Health Minister Mary Schryer received the H1N1 influenza vaccine at a clinic in Fredericton on Wednesday, Dec. 16. She encouraged other New Brunswickers to do the same, prior to the close of clinics .....
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Dec 15, 2009 - Health
Incentive program for hard-to-recruit nursing positions
The provincial government is funding a new program offering a $10,000 incentive to nursing graduates who accept positions targeted as being hard to recruit.
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Dec 3, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
The following update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued by the Dr. Paul Van Buynder, deputy chief medical officer of health, on Thursday, Dec. 3. From left: Lise Daigle, clinical services representativ .....
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Nov 27, 2009 - Health
H1N1 vaccine administered to École L'Odyssée students
Students at École L'Odyssée in Moncton received the H1N1 flu vaccine today.
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Nov 26, 2009 - Health
New modular surgical table system at Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital
A new modular surgical table system offering improved imaging capabilities and safer positioning for orthopedic trauma patients is now available at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, Health M .....
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Nov 26, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
An update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued on Thursday, Nov. 26, by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health. From left: Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eilish Cleary; and Roberte O’Rega .....
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Nov 20, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
The following update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued by Dr. Paul Van Buynder, deputy chief medical officer of health, on Friday, Nov. 20.
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Nov 19, 2009 - Health
Minister assists with H1N1 vaccination campaign
Supply and Services Minister Dr. Ed Doherty volunteered at an H1N1 immunization clinic in Saint John. Doherty, left, administers the H1N1 vaccine to Kathy Graham.
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Nov 19, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
The following update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued by Dr. Eilish Cleary, chief medical officer of health, on Thursday, Nov. 19. From left: Roberte O’Regan, executive director of hospital services, .....
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Nov 18, 2009 - Health
New Brunswickers receive Community Star Awards
Eight New Brunswick individuals and organizations received Community Star Awards today for their efforts to prevent substance abuse in their communities.
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Nov 12, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
The following update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued by Dr. Eilish Cleary, chief medical officer of health, on Thursday, Nov. 12.
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Nov 6, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
The following update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health for New Brunswick on Friday, Nov. 6.
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Nov 4, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
The following update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued by Dr. Eilish Cleary, chief medical officer of health, on Monday, Nov. 2. Pictured: Lise Daigle, clinical services representative, Emergency Opera .....
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Nov 2, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
The following update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued by Dr. Eilish Cleary, chief medical officer of health, on Monday, Nov. 2.
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Oct 28, 2009 - Health
New digital mammography equipment at Oromocto Public Hospital
New digital mammography equipment now available at the Oromocto Public Hospital will improve breast cancer screening, Health Minister Mary Schryer has announced today.
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Oct 28, 2009 - Health
Receiving the vaccine against the H1N1 flu virus
Preparations to administer the H1N1 vaccine were underway at Elsipogtog First Nation on Wednesday, Oct. 28.
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Oct 26, 2009 - Health
Province investing $150,000 in medical equipment for New Brunswick Heart Centre
The provincial government will make an investment of $150,000 for the New Brunswick Heart Centre to purchase new telemetry equipment, Health Minister Mary Schryer announced today.
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Oct 26, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
The following update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued by Dr. Eilish Cleary, chief medical officer of health, on Monday, Oct. 26.
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Oct 23, 2009 - Health
Government invests in new digital mammography unit for St. Joseph's Women's Health Centre
The first instalment of a three-year funding commitment worth $160,000 for a second digital mammography unit for St. Joseph's Women's Health Centre was announced today at the centre by Health Minister .....
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Oct 22, 2009 - Health
New Brunswick launches H1N1 flu immunization campaign
H1N1 flu vaccination clinics will open in New Brunswick on Monday, Oct. 26, following Health Canada's approval of AREPANRIX, a vaccine against the pandemic H1N1 flu virus. Dr. Eilish Cleary, chief med .....
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Oct 20, 2009 - Health
5 Part Series - H1N1 Flu Part 5
Preparation and planning will help businesses ensure they can continue to operate during a pandemic and help reduce the spread of infection in communities.
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Oct 20, 2009 - Health
5 Part Series - H1N1 Flu Part 4
There are many sources of information, including toll-free numbers, websites, medical professionals, public health offices and media. Be informed.
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Oct 20, 2009 - Health
5 Part Series - H1N1 Flu Part 3
You can help minimize the spread of the virus by practising these basic techniques.
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Oct 20, 2009 - Health
5 Part Series - H1N1 Flu Part 2
Recognize the symptoms associated with the H1N1 flu virus, and learn the actions that can be taken if you experience mild or severe symptoms.
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Oct 20, 2009 - Health
5 Part Series - H1N1 Flu Part 1
Overview of the seasonal flu, pandemic H1N1 flu and how the virus is tracked by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health.
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Oct 15, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
The following update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued by the Office of the Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health for New Brunswick on Thursday, Oct. 15.
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Oct 8, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
An update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health for New Brunswick on Thursday, Oct. 8.
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Oct 1, 2009 - Health
$1 million invested in Atlantic Cancer Research Institute
A $1-million investment was recently presented to the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute (ACRI) as part of a commitment by the Department of Health to invest $5 million to ACRI over the next five year .....
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Oct 1, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
The components of a public awareness campaign encouraging New Brunswickers to be vaccinated against the seasonal flu were unveiled today by Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Paul Van Buynder. .....
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Sep 24, 2009 - Health
Medical director of provincial trauma program named
The medical director of the new provincial trauma program is Dr. Marcel Martin, a general and trauma surgeon from Sherbrooke, Que.
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Sep 24, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update (09/09/24)
The following update on the H1N1 flu virus has been issued on Thursday, Sept. 24, by the New Brunswick Health Emergency Operations Centre.
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Sep 22, 2009 - Health
Province investing $301,500 in medical equipment at Edmundston Regional Hospital
The provincial government is investing $301,500 this fiscal year to provide three new anesthesia machines at the Edmundston Regional Hospital, Health Minister Mary Schryer has announced.
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Sep 21, 2009 - Supply and Services
$19-million tender awarded for expansion at Saint John Regional Hospital
- The provincial government has awarded a $19-million contract to expand the emergency department at Saint John Regional Hospital. From left: Bill Knorr, of Steen Knorr Architecture Inc.; Health Minis .....
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Sep 17, 2009 - Health
New Brunswick to draw upon federal H1N1 vaccine guidelines
A further update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued on Thursday, Sept. 17, by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health.
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Sep 16, 2009 - Health
New ER, trauma departments to open Oct. 2 at The Moncton Hospital
A modern and expanded emergency and trauma department at The Moncton Hospital is opening its doors and will be fully operational on Friday, Oct. 2.
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Sep 10, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
A further update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued on Thursday, Sept. 10, by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health.
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Sep 3, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
The following update on the H1N1 flu virus was issued on Thursday, Sept. 3, by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health.
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Aug 20, 2009 - Health
H1N1flu virus update
Dr. Eilish Cleary, chief medical officer of health, provided an update about the H1N1 flu virus on Thursday, Aug. 20. From left: Lyne St-Pierre-Ellis, executive-director, rural health, medical educati .....
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Aug 18, 2009 - Aboriginal Affairs
Health minister meets with First Nations representatives
Health Minister Mary Schryer met with representatives from New Brunswick’s First Nations communities, Aboriginal organizations, Regional Health Authorities, and Health Canada’s First Nations Inuit Hea .....
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Aug 14, 2009 - Education
Be prepared at school
Schools have received information packages to help them plan and prevent the spread of the H1N1 flu virus this fall. A student at Priestman Elementary Street School in Fredericton demonstrates the cor .....
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Aug 13, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
Dr. Eilish Cleary, chief medical officer of health, and Valmond Guimond, human resources director and member of the pandemic planning committee with the Department of Education, provided an update on .....
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Aug 6, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
Dr. Eilish Cleary, chief medical officer of health; Dr. Denis Allard, regional medical officer of health, East Region; and Heather-Anne MacLean, NB Power, provided an update on the H1N1 flu virus on T .....
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Jul 30, 2009 - Health
H1N1 pandemic update
Dr. Paul Van Buynder, deputy chief medical officer of health, provided an update on the H1N1 pandemic on Thursday, July 30, in Miramichi. From left: Dr. Denis Allard, regional medical officer of h .....
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Jul 23, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Paul Van Buynder, and Lise Daigle (pictured), clinical services lead with the emergency operations centre, provided an update on the H1N1 flu virus on Thursd .....
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Jul 16, 2009 - Health
H1N1 flu virus update
Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Paul Van Buynder provided an update on the H1N1 flu virus on Thursday, July 16, at the Centennial Building in Fredericton. From left: Roberte O’Regan, exec .....
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Jul 9, 2009 - Health
Three more cases of H1N1 flu virus confirmed in New Brunswick
Three more cases of the H1N1 flu virus have been confirmed in New Brunswick, the Department of Health announced today.
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Jul 7, 2009 - Health
Additional beds, medical education rural training site open in Caraquet
Patients and medical students in the Caraquet area now have improved services at the Enfant-Jésus RHSJ† Hospital. Eight new medical beds, four palliative-care beds and a medical education rural traini .....
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Jun 25, 2009 - Health
More cases of H1N1 flu virus confirmed in New Brunswick
Five more cases of the H1N1 virus in New Brunswick were confirmed today by the Department of Health. In May, at the height of public interest in the outbreak, Dr. Eilish Cleary, the province's chief m .....
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Jun 17, 2009 - Health
Blackville arsenic report released
An investigation by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) concludes that no health threat is posed by arsenic in Blackville. Health Minister Michael Murphy released the report, Investigation of El .....
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Jun 2, 2009 - Health
Human papillomarivus (HPV) laboratory being established at Saint John Regional Hospital
Testing for the human papillomarivus (HPV) will be available to New Brunswickers for the first time within their home province, beginning this fall. The Saint John Regional Hospital, through its labor .....
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May 19, 2009 - Health
Measures will address waiting list for methadone treatment
Measures to improve access to methadone treatment were announced today by Health Minister Michael Murphy. From left: Supply and Services Minister Ed Doherty; Bill Reid, chief of police, Saint John; .....
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May 8, 2009 - Health
Government getting prepared for all H1N1 virus scenarios
Government officials continue to prepare for all likelihoods as the H1N1 virus continues to spread at a steady pace, New Brunswick's chief medical officer of health, Dr. Eilish Cleary, said in a news .....
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May 4, 2009 - Health
New satellite palliative care unit officially opens in Dalhousie
A satellite palliative care unit at the St. Joseph Community Health Centre in Dalhousie officially opened today. Health Minister Michael Murphy; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister .....
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May 4, 2009 - Health
Second case of H1N1 flu virus confirmed in New Brunswick
A second case of the H1N1 flu virus has been confirmed in New Brunswick. Dr. Eilish Cleary, the chief medical officer of health for New Brunswick, made this announcement today.
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May 1, 2009 - Health
One confirmed case of H1N1 flu virus in NB
There is one confirmed case of H1N1 flu virus (human swine influenza) in the province. Pictured: Dr. Eilish Cleary, New Brunswick's chief medical officer of health.
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Apr 29, 2009 - Health
Province announces historic investment in cancer research
The provincial government is making a historic investment in cancer research, investing $5 million over five years in Moncton's Atlantic Cancer Research Institute (ACRI).
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Apr 27, 2009 - Health
Health officials monitoring swine flu outbreak
The Department of Health has been closely monitoring the outbreak of swine flu in Mexico, the United States and now Canada since Monday, April 20. Dr. Eilish Cleary, chief medical officer of health, s .....
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Apr 5, 2009 - Health
Second case of H1N1 flu virus confirmed in New Brunswick
A second case of the H1N1 flu virus has been confirmed in New Brunswick. Dr. Eilish Cleary, the chief medical officer of health for New Brunswick, made this announcement today.
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Mar 30, 2009 - Health
Legislation will ban smoking in cars when children are present
Upcoming legislation will ban smoking in cars when children are present, and the sale of cigarillos will be restricted, Health Minister Michael Murphy announced today at an assembly at Quispamsis Midd .....
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Feb 27, 2009 - Health
Government releases formal response to pathology report
Changes have been made to the way pathology services are delivered in New Brunswick's health-care system, following the Inquiry into Pathology Services at the Miramichi Regional Hospital. Health Minis .....
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Feb 5, 2009 - Health
Retinal surgery will be available in New Brunswick
A retinal surgery program will be established this year at the St. Joseph's Hospital, with financial support from the provincial government. Health Minister Michael Murphy and Supply and Services Min .....
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Feb 4, 2009 - Health
Department launches Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Health Minister Michael Murphy today announced the launch of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a provincial campaign that will run throughout the month of February. It is supported by 13 suicide pre .....
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Jan 26, 2009 - Health
Dr. Georges-L. Dumont Regional Hospital to undergo $73-million expansion
Space shortages at the Dr. Georges-L. Dumont Regional Hospital in Moncton will be addressed with a $73-million, two-storey addition and a new power plant, Health Minister Michael Murphy announced toda .....
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Jan 23, 2009 - Health
Province invests $125,000 to establish wellness centre in Saint John
A wellness centre will be set up on the west side of Saint John with financial support from the provincial government. Health Minister Michael Murphy and Supply and Services Minister Ed Doherty made .....
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Nov 17, 2008 - Health
Volunteers awarded for encouraging healthy lifestyles
Ten individuals and groups from across the province were recognized for their volunteer activities to promote addiction awareness and healthy living. The winners of the 2008 Community Star Awards were .....
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Jun 23, 2008 - Health
Construction begins on hospital addition
A sod-turning ceremony and the announcement of a $5.4-million contract have marked the start of construction on an addition to house the new emergency department at the Saint John Regional Hospital. H .....
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Apr 1, 2008 - Health
New Provincial Health Plan puts needs of patients first
More than $154 million will be invested in new and enhanced health services over the next four years as part of the new Provincial Health Plan released today by Health Minister Michael Murphy.
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Mar 11, 2008 - Health
Transformational changes put patients first
Transformational changes designed to put the needs of patients first were announced today by Health Minister Michael Murphy.
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Jan 29, 2008 - Health
Provincial health plan to include comprehensive strategy to reduce cervical cancer
A cervical cancer vaccination and screening strategy will be part of the new provincial health plan, Health Minister Michael Murphy announced today. From left: Dr. S. Eshwar Kumar, co-CEO, New Brunswi .....
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Dec 18, 2007 - Health
Restigouche Hospital Centre
Major new construction projects in Campbellton and Moncton highlight a $57.48-million capital budget for the Department of Health. Projects outlined by Murphy in a speech to the legislature included t .....
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Nov 6, 2007 - Office of the Premier
50th anniversary for Stan Cassidy Rehabilitation Centre
Premier Shawn Graham recently participated in the 50th anniversary of the Stan Cassidy Rehabilitation Centre in Fredericton. The premier, along with Fredericton Mayor Brad Woodside, left, presented a .....
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Nov 2, 2007 - Health
New $85-million hospital technologically advanced, environmentally friendly
Health Minister Michael Murphy and Supply and Services Minister Roly MacIntyre today officially took part in a ribbon cutting for the new, $85-million Upper River Valley Hospital in Waterville. The ho .....
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Oct 24, 2007 - Health
Murphy releases report of Personal Health Information Task Force
Health Minister Michael Murphy today released the report of the New Brunswick Task Force on Personal Health Information, entitled Balancing Privacy Rights and Access Requirements.
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Oct 11, 2007 - Health
Olympian Silken Laumann delivers keynote address at 2007 Health Summit
Silken Laumann, a three-time Olympic medal winner now recognized as one of Canada's most inspirational speakers, recently delivered the keynote address at the 2007 Health Summit. She is pictured with .....
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Sep 19, 2007 - Health
Health summit to be held in Saint John
The province will host a health summit on Oct. 11-12 at the Saint John Trade and Convention Centre, Health Minister Michael Murphy announced today.
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Sep 7, 2007 - Health
Tenders awarded for key components to e-health strategy
Contracts have been signed for four major pieces in the province's e-health strategy, Health Minister Mike Murphy announced today. The systems are an Interoperable Electronic Health Record, a Client R .....
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Aug 20, 2007 - Social Development
Access to long-term-care services improved
Enhanced home-support services, enhanced special-care-home services, and the piloting of quick-response teams in emergency departments are among the new initiatives being launched by the New Brunswick .....
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Aug 2, 2007 - Health
Report, review released on development of provincial trauma system
Health Minister Michael Murphy today released a consultant's report on the development of an integrated provincial trauma care system for seriously injured patients, as well as an expert review of the .....
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Jun 12, 2007 - Health
Ambulance New Brunswick to operate all ambulance services
All ambulance services - land, air and dispatch - will be consolidated within the next six months under a new public sector company, Ambulance New Brunswick. From left: Health Minister Michael Murphy .....
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Feb 7, 2007 - Health
Chemotherapy services approved for Health Regions 5 and 6
The provincial government will fund three regional oncology clinics so cancer patients in northern New Brunswick can receive chemotherapy in their own health region, Health Minister Michael Murphy ann .....
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Dec 21, 2006 - Attorney General
Province moves toward plans to sue tobacco companies
The Government of New Brunswick has taken the next step toward holding tobacco companies financially responsible for the health-care costs of tobacco-related illnesses. Attorney General T.J. Burke has .....
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Nov 8, 2006 - Office of Human Resources
Province and Nurses Union sign contract
The Province signed a new collective agreement today with the New Brunswick Nurses Union. Pictured, Human Resources Minister Hédard Albert, centre, and Health Minister Michael Murphy, rear, with membe .....
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Oct 3, 2006 - Health
New Minister
Michael Murphy signs the register to become Minister of Health in the presence of Lt.-Gov. Herménégilde Chiasson, Premier Shawn Graham, and Clerk of the Executive Council, Maurice Bernier.
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Aug 8, 2006 - Supply and Services
Contract awarded for Phase 2 of The Moncton Hospital's ambulatory-care project
A $29-million contract has been awarded to a New Brunswick firm to begin Phase 2 of The Moncton Hospital's new ambulatory-care project. The announcement was made today by Premier Bernard Lord; Donald .....
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Aug 4, 2006 - Health
Province to invest in new $24-million health-information system
A $24-million investment to create a new health-information system for patients served by the Atlantic Health Sciences Corp. was announced today in Saint John by Premier Bernard Lord.
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Aug 2, 2006 - Health
New offices for staff of Extra-Mural Program in Grand Falls
Staff members of the local Extra-Mural Program will be relocated to the provincially owned building at 532 Madawaska Rd. in Grand Falls, Premier Bernard Lord announced today. From left: Wellness, Cu .....
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Jul 20, 2006 - Health
Province, medical society sign new three-year agreement
A new three-year agreement between the province and the New Brunswick Medical Society will further enhance New Brunswick's ability to recruit and retain physicians, says Health Minister Brad Green. F .....
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Jun 29, 2006 - Health
New $28-million rehabilitation centre officially opened
The new $28-million Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation was officially opened today in Fredericton by Premier Bernard Lord.
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Apr 24, 2006 - Health
New mobile-MRI unit unveiled
A new $3-million mobile-MRI unit for patients served by the Restigouche Health Authority, the Acadie-Bathurst Health Authority and the Miramichi Regional Health Authority was unveiled today. From left .....
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Apr 21, 2006 - Health
Cardiac-catheterization laboratory opens
A third cardiac-catheterization laboratory at the New Brunswick Heart Centre in Saint John was officially opened recently. Health Minister Brad Green and William Teed, chairman of the board of direct .....
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Apr 20, 2006 - Health
Ambulance services to be consolidated under new public-sector company
Land, air and dispatch ambulance services will be consolidated under a new public-sector company to ensure that New Brunswickers, no matter where they live, have access to the same high-quality pre-ho .....
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Mar 10, 2006 - Health
Cheque presentation
Health Minister Brad Green, right, recently presented a $2,500 cheque on behalf of the Government of New Brunswick to George Piers, executive director of the Fredericton Community Kitchen. The organiz .....
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Feb 23, 2006 - Health
Partnering on MRI
The Chalmers Regional Hospital Foundation recently announced that it will seek to raise $1 million towards the purchase of a new fixed MRI machine for the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fre .....
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Feb 2, 2006 - Health
Signing of a declaration – Psychology Month
Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud (centre) recently signed a declaration to recognize the month of February as Psychology Month in New Brunswick. With Robichaud are Dr. Jean Craven (left) a .....
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Feb 1, 2006 - Health
New website provides information on surgical access
The New Brunswick Surgical Care Network website was launched today by Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud.
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Jan 19, 2006 - Health
Wellness Strategy action plan released
Details of initiatives included in the provincial government's $2-million, multi-year Wellness Strategy for New Brunswick were released today.
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Dec 12, 2005 - Health
Nephrology centre opens at Dr. Georges-L. Dumont Hospital
Premier Bernard Lord has opened a new $6-million nephrology centre at the Dr. Georges-L. Dumont Hospital.
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Nov 25, 2005 - Health
Satellite dialysis unit officially opens in Sussex
The official opening of the new satellite dialysis unit at the Sussex Health Centre took place today, and the first patients of the unit are scheduled to arrive next week.
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Nov 22, 2005 - Supply and Services
New $750,000 intern residence to complement Upper River Valley Hospital
The Government of New Brunswick announced today that a new $750,000 intern residence will be built on the grounds of the Upper River Valley Hospital in Waterville.
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Nov 22, 2005 - Health
Official opening held for satellite dialysis unit in Bath
The official opening of the new satellite dialysis unit in the Northern Carleton Hospital in Bath took place today, only a week after serving its first patients.
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Nov 16, 2005 - Health
New provincial service will provide ongoing support for PKU patients
As part of the provincial health plan, Healthy Futures, a new provincial service has been established to provide ongoing support for New Brunswickers who suffer from the rare metabolic disorder .....
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Nov 8, 2005 - Health
Minister Robichaud receives Prix Jean-Robert-Gauthier
Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud recently received the Prix Jean-Robert-Gauthier, presented by the Fédération nationale des conseils scolaires francophones (FNCSF), a national association o .....
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Nov 7, 2005 - Office of the Premier
$350,000 investment in Charlotte County Hospital
A new $350,000 digital radiographic/fluoroscopic diagnostic unit was unveiled today at the Charlotte County Hospital by Premier Bernard Lord and Nick Ganong, member of the board of directors of the At .....
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Nov 7, 2005 - Health
Sod-turning ceremony held for $11.5 million surgical suite addition
A sod-turning ceremony was held today to launch construction of an $11.528-million surgical suite addition at the Chaleur Regional Hospital. This is the largest capital investment in the hospital sinc .....
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Oct 28, 2005 - Health
Province investing $6.09 million in new equipment in Health Region 1 South-East
The South-East Regional Health Authority will receive $6.09 million for the purchase of new medical equipment, Premier Bernard Lord announced today.
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Oct 20, 2005 - Health
Co-CEOs announced to head New Brunswick Cancer Network
Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud today announced the appointments of Dr. S. Eshwar Kumar (right) of Rothesay and Dr. Réjean Savoie (left) of Moncton as co-chief executive officers of the Ne .....
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Oct 18, 2005 - Health
Province making $550,000 investment in Sussex Health Centre
The Sussex Health Centre will receive $550,000 this year for two major capital projects, Premier Bernard Lord announced Tuesday.
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Oct 4, 2005 - Health
Province investing $3.54 million in new equipment in Health Region 5
The Restigouche Health Authority will receive $3.54 million for the purchase of new medical equipment, including a new CT Scanner, Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud announced today.
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Sep 26, 2005 - Health
Sod-turning ceremony held for $47 million ambulatory care project
A sod-turning ceremony was held today to launch construction of The Moncton Hospital's new $47-million ambulatory care project. Taking part in the event were from left : Donn Peters, CEO and President .....
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Sep 20, 2005 - Health
Province invests $2.86 million in new equipment in Region 4
Regional Health Authority 4 will receive $2.865 million for the purchase of new medical equipment, including a CT scanner, Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud announced today.
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Sep 14, 2005 - Health
ER nurses' new role will reduce waiting times
New Brunswick nurses working in emergency rooms are now able to assess, treat and discharge patients who do not require immediate services by a physician, Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud a .....
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Sep 6, 2005 - Health
Province investing $3.51 million in new equipment for Health Region 7
The Miramichi Regional Health Authority will receive $3.51 million for the purchase of new medical equipment, including a new CT scanner.
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Aug 24, 2005 - Health
New Medical Equipment
River Valley Health Authority will receive $3.155 million to purchase medical equipment, including equipment for the new Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation. The announcement was made by Health and .....
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Aug 22, 2005 - Health
Province investing $3.575 million in new equipment in Region 6
The Acadie-Bathurst Health Authority will receive $3.575 million for the purchase of medical equipment, including a new mobile Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) unit, Health and Wellness Minister Elvy .....
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Aug 4, 2005 - Supply and Services
Contract awarded for Phase 1 of Moncton hospital expansion
The Government of New Brunswick has awarded an $11.9-million contract for Phase 1 of a major expansion of the Moncton Hospital.
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Jul 25, 2005 - Health
Physicians to be trained in New Brunswick
New Brunswick students enrolled in the medical doctorate program of Université de Sherbrooke will receive all their training in New Brunswick starting September 2006.
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Jun 27, 2005 - Health
Ambulance paramedic course to be offered in northeastern New Brunswick
A 10-month training program for new ambulance paramedics will be available in the Acadian Peninsula beginning this September, Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud announced today.
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Jun 16, 2005 - Health
National recognition
Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud, centre, was honoured June 16 by the Canadian Cancer Society for his leadership in implementing the Sm .....
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Jun 16, 2005 - Health
Work to begin on Sussex satellite dialysis unit
Construction will soon begin on the new satellite dialysis unit being established at the Sussex Health Centre, and the centre should be completed by the end November, Health and Wellness Minister Elvy .....
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Jun 13, 2005 - Health
PET/CT Scanners for Dr-Georges-L.-Dumont and Saint John Regional hospitals
New Brunswick is the first province in Atlantic Canada to commit to the acquisition of PET/CT scanners, a leading edge diagnostic imaging device used to detect and help treat cancers, Premier Bernard .....
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May 31, 2005 - Health
Satellite dialysis unit to be located in Bath hospital
A new satellite dialysis unit will be established at the Northern Carleton Hospital in Bath.
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May 24, 2005 - Health
Minister announces further study for Belledune area
Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud today released the Belledune Area Health Study and announced further actions to study human and environmental health issues in the area.
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May 3, 2005 - Health
Release of study on suicides
Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud and principal researcher Dr. Monique Séguin today released a study into the contributing factors leading to suicide and what can be done to improve suicide .....
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Feb 24, 2005 - Health
Province investing $530,000 in new equipment in Region 4
Regional Health Authority 4 will receive $530,000 to purchase a CO2 surgery laser and automated drug dispensary system, Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud announced today.
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Feb 21, 2005 - Supply and Services
Artist's rendering unveiled for new Upper River Valley Hospital
The Government of New Brunswick today unveiled the artist's rendering for the new state-of-the-art Upper River Valley Hospital. Construction of the new hospital is one of the commitments in the provin .....
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Oct 21, 2004 - Health
HEALTH PARTNERSHIP
Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud took part in an announcement by the Healthy Eating Physical Activity Coalition of New Brunswick (HEPAC) of partnerships with 16 organizations from non-profi .....
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Oct 14, 2004 - Office of Human Resources
NEWS CONFERENCE
Human Resources Minister Rose-May Poirier and Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud at today's news conference.
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Sep 30, 2004 - Health
Heather Crowe visits New Brunswick (04/09/30)
Premier Bernard Lord and Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud met with Heather Crowe today to discuss the government's commitment to implement smoke-free legislation as part of the Provincial H .....
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Sep 21, 2004 - Health
Department to provide publicly-funded flu vaccine for infants (04/09/21)
Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud announced today that the government is prepared to spend $2.5 million over the next five years to provide publicly- funded flu vaccines to infants between t .....
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Jun 9, 2004 - Health
Province unveils four-year health plan (04/06/09)
Premier Bernard Lord and Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud released the four-year Provincial Health Plan which is entitled "Healthy Futures: Securing New Brunswick's Health Care System" toda .....
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Jan 21, 2004 - Health
Realignment of services in Health Region 3 (04/01/21)
Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud today announced the realignment of health-care service delivery in Region 3. This will include the construction of a new hospital adjacent to the planned Ha .....
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Jul 23, 2003 - Health
Sod-turning for new Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation
Ground was broken today for the new Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation and Chalmers Regional Hospital Expansion Project in Fredericton. Premier Bernard Lord was joined by representatives from Rive .....
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