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Dr. Tom Holland
November 5, 2019

How doctors can convince vaccine hesitant parents

The National

Sometimes a little time, respect and conversation can help a doctor change the mind of a vaccinate hesitant parent.

Vaccine distribution
October 31, 2019

Flu vaccine distribution in Nova Scotia needs rethink, shot providers say

The Chronicle Herald

The group that represents pharmacists in Nova Scotia says the flu shot distribution system needs a revamp. 

“Are there particular challenges to ensure a particular drug store has enough vaccine on hand? Of course there is because we don’t control what public health distributes,” said Allison Bodnar, CEO of the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia.

Tenative Agreement
October 28, 2019

Nova Scotia doctors reach tentative agreements with government

CBC News

After 11 months of negotiations, the group representing physicians in Nova Scotia has reached tentative contract agreements with the province's Department of Health and Wellness.

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