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.



Dr. Gerard MacDonald is pictured in a patient exam room.

What you need to know as Alberta prepares to launch an online health portal

CBC Calgary
Dr. Sam Campbell

‘Choose wisely’ movement pushes for more selective testing in Nova Scotia health care

The Chronicle Herald
Premier Stephen McNeil

Atlantic provinces explore regional licensing for health-care providers

Global News
Dr. Tim Holland working in the emergency department.

Doctors call for clarity on roles, responsibilities in collaborative care

CBC Nova Scotia
A physician holds a stethoscope to a patient's chest.

Family doctors undervalued and potentially marginalized in N.S.: report

Chronicle Herald
Host Steve Murphy and a graphic of a physician holding a file folder.

Physician frenzy (jump to 7:42)

CTV Atlantic News at 6PM
Information Morning Hosts

Retiring Truro doctor worries about the patients he leaves behind

CBC Information Morning
Kevin Chapman speaks to Global News

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

Global News Halifax


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