Permalink to The Secret Sauce for Keeping Specialists in Rural Nova Scotia Revealed

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 […]

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 59,225 people are stuck on a wait list to be welcomed into a family […]

Permalink to If doctors were asked to heal the health-care system, what would they prescribe? We have the answers.

If doctors were asked to heal the health-care system, what would they prescribe? We have the answers.

Doctors have serious concerns about how they can practise medicine effectively in the current health-care environment. Physicians in nearly every community, specialty and practice type across the province share similar concerns. Many doctors enter medicine because they are called to […]