Permalink to 9 Doctors Honoured for Putting Patients First

9 Doctors Honoured for Putting Patients First

Each year, at the association’s annual conference, Doctors Nova Scotia recognizes physicians who are making a big difference for patients and their communities. The awards celebrate some of the most dedicated, innovative and caring doctors in the province.   Distinguished Service Award:  […]

Permalink to Boosting patient access a priority for the new President of Doctors Nova Scotia

Boosting patient access a priority for the new President of Doctors Nova Scotia

Dr. Tim Holland, of Truro, N.S., was installed as Doctors Nova Scotia’s President during the association’s annual conference on Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Sydney. He may be just five years out of residency, but Dr. Holland is a seasoned […]

Permalink to Medical Students Mentor the Next Generation of Runners with Kids’ Run Club

Medical Students Mentor the Next Generation of Runners with Kids’ Run Club

For the past few months, medical students from Dalhousie University have been lacing up their sneakers to help coach Kids’ Run Clubs at schools across Halifax. At Westmount Elementary, medical students Louis Martin, Kirsten Weagle, Emily Sheppard and Brandon Scott […]

Permalink to Blue Nose Marathon: 15 Years Strong

Blue Nose Marathon: 15 Years Strong

Dubbed “the people’s marathon,” the Blue Nose Marathon has been welcoming runners of all ages, abilities and fitness levels to Halifax for 15 years. From the Doctors Nova Scotia Youth Run to the full marathon (with plenty of options in between), there’s lots of excitement […]

Permalink to 6 Reasons Why Family Doctors Matter More Than Ever

6 Reasons Why Family Doctors Matter More Than Ever

It’s a fact that Nova Scotia’s health-care system is at a critical juncture. More than 100,000 Nova Scotians are without a family doctor, and more than 43,000 people are stuck on a wait list to be welcomed into a family […]