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April 10, 2024

Dartmouth, N.S., walk-in medical clinic to close


When Cathy Seale read the notice posted on the door, announcing the Tacoma Family Medicine Walk-in Clinic(opens in a new tab) in Dartmouth, N.S., would close beginning Monday, her reaction was one of sadness. “It’s going to be missed,” said the Dartmouth resident. “And it is needed here.”

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March 21, 2024

Doctors Nova Scotia concerned about proposed changes to health information law


The organization that represents more than 3,500 physicians, medical students and residents in Nova Scotia is concerned with provisions in legislation introduced by the minister of finance on March 5 as part of the budget process.

Doctors Nova Scotia said clauses in the Financial Measures Act to amend the Personal Health Information Act would grant the minister of health and her department expanded access to the health records of Nova Scotians.

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March 21, 2024

Nova Scotia doctors say minister's request for personal health info is too broad | Information Morning - Cape Breton with Steve Sutherland | Live Radio | CBC Listen

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New changes to the Privacy and Health Information Act could mean divulging your personal health records to the health minister. 

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