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June 9, 2020

N.S. doctors push for making virtual care permanent, not just temporary COVID-19 measure

CBC News

The McNeil government still considers virtual medicine "a temporary measure," despite the fact many physicians and patients are eager to see the practice continue.

The new president of Doctors Nova Scotia, Robyn MacQuarrie, doesn't know why the fee code change hasn't become permanent.

She hopes the reason is simply that the province has been busy working on allowing businesses to reopen amid COVID-19.

Dr. Gary Ernest
May 25, 2020

Dr. Ernest talks COVID-19 with CBC Cape Breton Information Morning

CBC Radio Information Morning Cape Breton with Steve Sutherland

A prescription for vigilance. The President of Doctors Nova Scotia says we can't let our guard down as the first wave of the pandemic passes. Dr. Gary Ernest is the President of Doctors NS and a family physician in Liverpool, he tells us how his members are making out, and where they think we should go from here.

head shot of Dr. Janneke Gradstein
May 13, 2020

Trio of Amherst physicians honoured by Doctors Nova Scotia

SaltWire Network

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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