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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 […]

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Immediate Action Needed to Strengthen Nova Scotia’s Physician Workforce

Nova Scotians rely on health-care services being available when and where they need them. But with more than 56,000 people sitting on the province’s waitlist for a family doctor and over 100,000 people lacking primary care, health care is on […]