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Yellowknife – August 17, 2022
Media Advisory

Media are invited to attend a media briefing to provide an update on new initiatives to address recruitment and retention challenges within the health and social services system.

August 17, 2022
News Releases

A What We Heard Report including results from the Northwest Territories Nurse Retention and Recruitment Survey 2021 are being released today by the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT).

Yellowknife – August 15, 2022
Public Service Announcement

The Psychology Profession Regulations came into force today, making psychologists the second profession to be regulated under the Health and Social Services Professions Act, which that came into force in March 2022.

Yellowknife – July 25, 2022
Public Service Announcement

Today the Government of Northwest Territories will release its third free mental health and wellness subscription box to NWT youth. These boxes are being made available to youth and organizations serving youth as part of the My Voice My Choice Campaign for youth wellness.

Yellowknife – July 19, 2022
News Releases

Northwest Territories health care practitioners are being trained to use new rapid tests for syphilis to curb a worsening outbreak of the sexually transmitted disease.

Yellowknife – July 13, 2022
Media Statement

Julie Green, Minister of Health and Social Services, issued the following statement on the shortages of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals that have led to service reductions or closures throughout the Northwest Territories:

 

Yellowknife – July 11, 2022
Public Service Announcement

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) released its latest Social Indicators COVID-19 Pandemic report. The report examines the potential social impacts of health measures taken to protect against COVID-19.

Yellowknife – June 29, 2022
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories’ Minister of Health and Social Services, Julie Green, will be travelling to Copenhagen, Denmark this week for the Tour de Health-International. She will be joining delegations from Alberta, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

Yellowknife – June 28, 2022
Public Service Announcement

Starting July 1, 2022, the 8-1-1 Call Centre and COVID-19 Dashboard will no longer be available. Following the end of all NWT COVID-19 Public Health Orders on April 1, the demand for these services has substantially decreased.

Yellowknife – June 7, 2022
News Releases

The Department of Health and Social Services has released the Child and Family Services 2019-2021 Quality Improvement Plan and the Strategic Approach to System Reform re

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