Easier access to healthcare data for Nova Scotians on refreshed website

Provincial release:

It is now easier for Nova Scotians to get more information about how the government is improving healthcare.

The new Action for Health website includes easy-to-access information about how to get care, the latest healthcare news and an improved data dashboard.

“Nova Scotians want and deserve to see the whole picture when it comes to their healthcare system,” said Health and Wellness Minister Michelle Thompson. “The refreshed Action for Health website will help Nova Scotians more easily see what government is doing to improve the healthcare system for them, and for those working in it.”

The new dashboard presents data for the existing measures more interactively, allowing visitors to customize their search by year, quarter or specific data points in a user-friendly, mobile-friendly, accessible way.

The Action for Health website is now more informative, easier to navigate, and faster to update, ensuring Nova Scotians can easily find information on the latest initiatives to improve the system.

The updated website is available at: https://novascotia.ca/actionforhealth/

Quick Facts:

  • data on the Action for Health website is updated quarterly
  • Action for Health is the government’s strategic plan to improve healthcare in Nova Scotia

Additional Resources:

News release – Strategic Plan to Improve Healthcare in Nova Scotia: https://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=20220422001

Mandate letter of the Minister of Health and Wellness: https://novascotia.ca/exec_council/letters-2021/ministerial-mandate-letter-2021-DHW.pdf

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