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January 25, 2023

Interrupted, ignored, dismissed: psychologist urges more patience with patients in N.S. ERs

CTV News Atlantic

A newly settled permanent resident in Nova Scotia says a recent experience he had in a Halifax ER is proof the overburdened healthcare system is straining its workers to the breaking point. Originally from the United States, Doug Silverman is a registered clinical psychologist with a doctorate under his belt, granting him the privilege of using the title.

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January 19, 2023

Nova Scotia premier promises action to deal with health care crisis

CBC National

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January 19, 2023

THINKING OUT LOUD WITH SHELDON MacLEOD: A second opinion from Doctors Nova Scotia


HALIFAX, N.S. — Our health care system may needing intensive care right now, but the prognosis isn’t as dire according to the people in the system. Doctors Nova Scotia President Dr. Leisha Hawker says it’s good to see the province making it a priority and making changes. Although some of the recent announcements by government for triaging emergency room patients has her concerned.

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