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Family doctors undervalued and potentially marginalized in N.S.: report
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.
Doctors call for clarity on roles, responsibilities in collaborative care
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.
Physician frenzy (jump to 7:42)
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.