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

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 […]

Permalink to Rethinking Alcohol: The Impact Alcohol Has on Nova Scotians’ Health

Rethinking Alcohol: The Impact Alcohol Has on Nova Scotians’ Health

There’s been a lot of discussion around the impact of alcohol consumption in our province. We’ve heard saddening stories, the troubling findings of the 2012 Student Drug Use Survey, and recommendations on modernizing our province’s Liquor Commission. All of this information has […]