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May 13, 2020

Trio of Amherst physicians honoured by Doctors Nova Scotia

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A trio of Amherst physicians are among the recipients of awards from Doctors Nova Scotia.

Dr. Janneke Gradstein has been recognized as the 2020 winner of the Dr. William Grigor Award for her efforts to enhance the health and well-being of Nova Scotians while Dr. Kelly Morris is the Rural Physician of the Year and veteran surgeon Dr. Paul van Boxel was one of three recipients of a CMA Honorary Membership Award.

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May 8, 2020

After patient visits plunge during COVID-19, N.S. doctors push for virtual sessions

CBC News

Doctors fear conditions are going untreated as people try to avoid contracting COVID-19.

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Mike Wadden heard from an elderly patient who was bleeding significantly, but was too scared to go to the hospital for help.

 

Dr. Gary Ernest
May 6, 2020

Agreement reached on temporary support program for province's doctors

CBC News

Fee-for-service doctors can get base salaries if they agree to work on COVID-19 effort.

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