Health services

Explore all the health-related services and benefits offered in Canada.

Services and information

Nursing careers

Access information on nursing opportunities in remote or isolated First Nations communities, as well as information on how to apply.

Primary health care

Learn about the primary health care system, its challenges and how it is being reformed and improved.

Health care for First Nations and Inuit

Find information on the health care services available for First Nations and Inuit people.

Non-insured health benefits for First Nations and Inuit

Learn about the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program and how to access it. Also search for important health-related resources, contact information and the Drug Benefit List.

Health and well-being for Veterans

Access resources on programs for veterans such as health insurance, long-term care and mental health services.

Home and continuing care

Learn about Canada's role in supporting health services delivered at home, in the community and in long-term care facilities.

Hospital care

Learn about hospital care in Canada and how it fits into the health care system. Also discover the role of provincial and territorial governments in providing hospital care.

End-of-life care

Learn about palliative and other end-of-life care options. Also find information on medical assistance in dying.

Quality of care

Learn about the quality of health care in Canada. Also find out how the Government of Canada is working with others to improve access, patient safety and wait times.

Canadian Thalidomide Survivors Support Program

Learn about support payments for Canadian thalidomide survivors. Find out if you are eligible to apply.


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