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September 20, 2022

Nova Scotia will soon award system-changing health record contract

Halifax Examiner

Imagine having the results of your bloodwork, X-rays, prescriptions, and medical history available on one computerized health record that travels with you to appointments — whether in person or online — to see a family doctor or a specialist, and which will remain accessible if your doctor retires and you’re lucky enough to find another…

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September 20, 2022

Podcast: The Todd Veinotte Show September 20th, 2022

CityNews Everywhere, Halifax

Dr Leisha Hawker, President of Doctors Nova Scotia, are working on a strategy to offer a safe drug supply for patients with addictions.

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September 15, 2022

Advocates tout safe supply for drug users, but Nova Scotia doctors aren't convinced

CBC Nova Scotia

Jane was a health-care worker who got a back injury and was prescribed an opioid painkiller. That was the start of her descent into addiction. After the prescription ended, Jane spent 10 years seeking the drug on the street. She got into conflict with the law and experienced an overdose.

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