Permalink to 8 Ways Family Doctors are Different from Other Health-Care Providers

8 Ways Family Doctors are Different from Other Health-Care Providers

When there’s something strange going on with your health, who’re you gonna call? Your family doctor! But for more than 100,000 Nova Scotians, that’s not an option. At least 54,000 people across the province are looking for a family doctor […]

Permalink to Why Medical Students Aren’t Choosing Family Medicine

Why Medical Students Aren’t Choosing Family Medicine

Doctors in Nova Scotia aren’t getting any younger. More than half of all physicians practising in the province are over the age of 50. According to the province’s Physician Resource Plan, Nova Scotia needs to recruit 1,000 physicians over the […]

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The Secret Sauce for Keeping Specialists in Rural Nova Scotia Revealed

Dr. Amy Hendricks is passionate about rural medicine. When she moved to Antigonish, Nova Scotia in 2016, she left one small community for another. She’d been working in Yellowknife for 14 years, caring for patients in remote areas across the […]