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.



A provider examines an expectant mother.

Demand for home births in N.S. spikes, but experts say don't fear hospitals

CBC Nova Scotia
Dr. Gary Ernest

'This is just the beginning': Doctor believes N.S. will see spike in COVID-19 cases in 2 to 6 weeks

CTV Atlantic
Dr. Gary Ernest

Virtual doctors’ visits now OK: physicians and province strike deal

Halifax Examiner
The silhouette of a woman with a cloudy sky behind her.

JIM VIBERT: Nova Scotia leaves psychiatrists out of virtual-care plan during high-risk time

Chronicle Herald
A doctor writes on a chart.

Doctors Nova Scotia applauding government removing sick note requirement

Halifax Today
A hospital hallway.

Nova Scotia postpones elective surgeries indefinitely

CBC Nova Scotia
The image of a virus

Two more presumptive cases identified in Nova Scotia on Tuesday; hospital services scaled back

The Chonricle Herald
Dr. Gary Ernest

What is on the mind of doctors and nurses in Nova Scotia?

CBC Cape Breton


Barb Johnson
Senior communications advisor
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