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Access to surgery relates to the waiting time for a surgical procedure. Common surgeries include hip and knee replacement, cancer surgeries, and more.
Health care spending, also called health spending or health expenditure, refers to the amount/proportion of money that is being spent by the Government of New Brunswick and New Brunswick residents for health-related needs.
Care at Home and in our Communities: The Impacts of New Brunswick Home Care Services on Aging in PlaceIn Brief
Providing care in non-traditional settings, such as home care services (HSS), is indispensable to ensuring the viability of the health care system and to supporting older citizens to age independently at home and in their communities…
- ArticlePeople with a disability are more likely to have complex health needs, which leads to an increase in demand for different types of services.
- ArticleThe Population Health Snapshot is a representation of the health of the population, at a given point in time.
- ArticleIn New Brunswick, approximately 3,900 youth have perceived mental health needs that are not met.
- Article5% of N.B. students in grades 6 to 12 experience food poverty. This group of children counts among our most vulnerable, facing several risk factors.
- ArticleIn a universal health system like the one in Canada and New Brunswick, the primary care provider is the first point of access.
- ArticleWhile reporting results for the province gives a broad idea about how New Brunswick performs overall, when we look at each region or community separately, we see that local values may vary greatly from the provincial ones.
- ArticleConsistently over time, every person born in New Brunswick has been expected to live longer on average (life expectancy at birth), compared to previous generations.
Protective and risk factors are the two elements in the development of resilience. Resilience is often referred to as the ability to bounce back from adversity.
Talk about improving health care services in New Brunswick has existed for as long as health services have existed in New Brunswick. Yet, as we survey New Brunswickers, many have commented on an unmet need for improvement, or how they…
- ArticleNew Brunswickers have differing opinions about the pros and cons of cannabis legalization, but all of our opinions should be based on facts. Currently, here is what we know about usage of cannabis by youth in New Brunswick.
- ArticleNew Brunswick has high rates of heart disease and stroke. We looked at the risks for each of N.B.'s 33 communities.
- ArticleWhether playing in summer or studying during the school year, New Brunswick's youth would benefit from more sleep.