Patient Education

A guide for finding easy to understand and trustworthy health information.

Those Looking for a Family Physician

Looking for a family practice in NS?

Register yourself or a family member on the Need a Family Practice Registry. This a list for people living in Nova Scotia without a family doctor or nurse practitioner. You must register to be added to the list. When a primary care provider in your area is accepting new patients, Nova Scotia Health Authority will contact you by phone and/or email. 

Caregivers

Essential Starting Points for Caregiver Information

Caregiver Populations

General Populations

Specific Patient Populations

Children & Teens

Essential Starting Points for Children & Teen Information

Children & Teen Mental Health

Medications & More

Teen General Resources

Teen Sex & Sexual Health

Health Care Providers

Essential Starting Points for Health Care Providers

Health Literacy

Clear Communications

Maternal and Child Health

Pregnancy & Parenting

Women

Essential Starting Points for Women

Men

Essential Starting Points for Men

Older Adults

Essential Starting Points for Older Adults