News Coverage

News Coverage

Health care is often in the news in Nova Scotia. Doctors Nova Scotia’s members are outspoken advocates for improving health care in the province. Whether they’re offering an opinion on a medical issue or calling for system reform, Nova Scotian physicians are trusted sources.



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Podcast: The Todd Veinotte Show September 20th, 2022

CityNews Everywhere, Halifax
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Nova Scotia will soon award system-changing health record contract

Halifax Examiner
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Doctors Nova Scotia working on strategy to offer safe drug supply for patients with addictions

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

CBC Nova Scotia
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PAUL SCHNEIDEREIT: Best medicine for stressed-out Nova Scotia doctors is less red tape

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'We should definitely be concerned': Survey shows physician burnout at an all-time high

CTV News Atlantic
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Doctors NS president cautiously optimistic about province's health care

CityNews Everywhere, Halifax
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Health care condition critical: How did we get here?

CTV News Atlantic


Barb Johnson
Senior communications advisor
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4915