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Dr. Geoff Williams wins 2017 Patient’s Choice Award

Dr. Geoff Williams, a gastroenterologist in Halifax, is the recipient of Doctors Nova Scotia‘s 2017 Patient’s Choice Award. “My clinical focus is in therapeutic endoscopy, and I am particularly interested in diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer,” he said. As the […]

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A physician’s perspective: How many doctors does Nova Scotia really need?

At Doctors Nova Scotia, we often hear first-hand stories from Nova Scotians who don’t have a family doctor. And the data backs up the anecdotes: As of Nov. 2, 2017, the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s website lists vacancies for 72 full-time family doctors, […]

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Before You Move: A Canadian health care primer

The American presidential election is just a week away, and people from both political camps and all walks of life (even TV stars) are talking about moving to Canada if their candidate isn’t elected. (If you’re an American thinking about coming to […]

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Immunizations: A back-to-school essential

As if you don’t have enough to think about now that we’re suddenly in Back to School season, here’s another item for your to-do list: Immunization! Earlier this summer, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control revealed findings that FluMist Quadrivalent – a live […]