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March 13, 2023

Patients discouraged as Nova Scotia's primary care waitlist climbs to 137K

CTVNews Atlantic

Breaking records can be a good thing but patients aren’t impressed by the record number of people on Nova Scotia’s waitlist for a family doctor or nurse practitioner. As of March 1, there were 137,587 patients on the Need a Family Practice Registry — representing about 14 per cent of the province’s population.

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March 13, 2023

CTV National News: National licensing system


Physicians across the country are calling for a national licensing system for Canadian doctors. Creeson Agecoutay explains.

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March 8, 2023

New health care data analytics and management programs coming to Saint Mary’s University

Global News

The Nova Scotia Government announced $25-million for Saint Mary’s University Wednesday to create a health care data analytics diploma program. Funding will also be used to provide a “business administration program for health-care administrators, office directors and family doctors,” as well as expanding the university’s partnership with the Nova Scotia Community College to offer more combined education.

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