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May 15, 2024

Doctors Nova Scotia calls Virtual Care NS 'a Band-Aid solution' | CBC News

CBC News Nova Scotia

The president of Doctors Nova Scotia, the group that speaks for physicians in the province, told a legislature committee on Tuesday that virtual care is "a Band-Aid solution" to the growing number of people without regular access to a primary care team. Dr. Colin Audain said Virtual Care NS and Maple, the private company that provides basic care through a computer or mobile device, was not the answer to the problem — though he acknowledged it was better than nothing.

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April 25, 2024

Podcast: The Todd Veinotte Show April 25th, 2024

CityNews Halifax

Hour 1: Dr. Colin Audain, president of Doctors Nova Scotia, joins Todd to discuss the MD shortage.

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April 22, 2024

Walk-in clinic closures sign of physician shortage, says Doctors Nova Scotia president


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