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A physician holds a stethoscope to a patient's chest.
January 9, 2019

Family doctors undervalued and potentially marginalized in N.S.: report

Chronicle Herald

Family physicians are increasingly finding their role in the Nova Scotia's health-care system undervalued and potentially marginalized, a new report says.

The report, released Wednesday by Doctors Nova Scotia, highlights what it calls the unique role and value of family physicians amid the province's ongoing doctor shortage.

Dr. Tim Holland working in the emergency department.
January 9, 2019

Doctors call for clarity on roles, responsibilities in collaborative care

CBC Nova Scotia

At a time when multiple professionals are playing a bigger role in primary care, two papers released Wednesday call for clearly defined roles for family physicians in collaborative care settings.

Host Steve Murphy and a graphic of a physician holding a file folder.
November 21, 2018

Physician frenzy (jump to 7:42)

CTV Atlantic News at 6PM

Dr. Tim Holland speaks to Heidi Petracek about the number of Nova Scotians without a family doctor after a flood of calls to a family practice when information was posted online that the clinic's two new doctors were taking patients.

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