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 will contact you by phone and/or email. 

Caregivers

Essential Starting Points for Caregiver Information

Caregiver Populations

General Populations

Specific Patient Populations

Children and Teens

Essential Starting Points for Children and Teen Information

Children and Teen Mental Health

Medications and More

Teen General Resources

Teen Sex and Sexual Health

Health Care Providers

Essential Starting Points for Health Care Providers

Health Literacy

Clear Communications

Maternal and Child Health

Pregnancy and Parenting

Women

Essential Starting Points for Women

Men

Essential Starting Points for Men

Older Adults

Essential Starting Points for Older Adults