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June 26, 2024

N.S. doctor waitlist reaches 160K people

Global News

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June 26, 2024

Nova Scotians 'deserve way better' than primary care alternatives, says Doctors N.S.

CBC News - Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians needing medical care took advantage of an alternative to a family practice visit 76,316 times last month — a figure the association representing physicians in the province is meeting with lukewarm praise.

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June 16, 2024

Number of newborns in N.S. without a family doctor, care provider on the rise

CBC News - Nova Scotia

An increase in the number of newborns being referred to designated newborn clinics in the province is troubling, says the Nova Scotia NDP. The clinics, called unattached newborn clinics, were launched by Nova Scotia Health in December 2022 to provide care for newborns who do not have a family doctor or primary care provider.

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