Issues archive

Issues archive

Doctors Nova Scotia (DNS) develops formal position papers on a variety of health-care issues. Positions are sometimes updated as issues evolve. Position statements that are no longer relevant are archived on this page.

Mandatory influenza immunization for health-care workers (2013)

Doctors Nova Scotia is prepared to support mandatory influenza immunization for health-care workers if conditions warrant it. Read more >

Nova Scotia Health Authority (2015) 

The association has provided the Minister of Health with five recommendations on how it feels the government should handle the physician-centric issues that are resulting from merging the district health authorities. Read more >

Restricting billing numbers (2012) 

Doctors Nova Scotia does not support restricting billing numbers because it is not an effective recruitment and retention tool. Read more >

Physician resourcing in Nova Scotia (2012)

The association supports the province’s physician resource plan and works with our partners on strategies to support positive recruitment in Nova Scotia. Read more >