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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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November 19, 2018

Retiring Truro doctor worries about the patients he leaves behind

CBC Information Morning

A doctor in Truro says he's had no luck trying to find a replacement for himself. He will be retiring and giving up his practice and his patients in a few weeks.

Kevin Chapman speaks to Global News
November 15, 2018

‘I think there should be prioritization’: Nova Scotia woman calls for change to doctor waitlist

Global News Halifax

The “need a family practice” registry was first launched two years ago. Last year there were about 40,000 people on the list and the numbers have only kept growing. But doctors are not required to take people exclusively from the list and as Alicia Draus reports, for those on the list the process is frustrating.

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