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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 […]

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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 […]

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A Wedding and a Funeral: One Woman’s Journey to Dying with Dignity

Nadine Belliveau is helping to plan her only daughter’s wedding next summer, but a shadow hangs over the anticipation and joy of the event. “We’ll have the wedding in my backyard because I’m unable to travel,” says Ms. Belliveau, who […]

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Why we’re Celebrating the Family Doctors Nova Scotia does have – and so should you

It’s Family Doctor Week across Canada – a chance to celebrate the work and dedication of these unsung heroes of our health-care system. It’s no secret that Nova Scotia is struggling to attract and retain doctors, and that many people […]