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.



image of Dalhousie University medical students Ryan Densmore of Fall River and Connor Bray of Sydney walk down a hallway at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney in 2019. The two men were part of the medical school's program that allows students to get hands-on training in a rural community for a full year instead of completing short placements in various communities.

Family doctor wait list growing in N.S. but virtual, collaborative care models fill some of the void

A doctor wears a white coat and stethoscope in this file photo. Nova Scotia started allowing doctors to bill for virtual care at the onset of the pandemic

Report shows high satisfaction with virtual care, but N.S. not ready to make it permanent

CBC Nova Scotia
image of physician holding a stethascope in their hand

Provincial Need a Physician waitlist increases by 20,000

The Star Halifax
image of Jan Coates holding her Dr. Strang Community Hero award

Wolfville children’s author among Dr. Strang community hero award winners

head shot of Dr. Heather Johnson, President, Doctors Nova Scotia

Doctors Nova Scotia Welcomes New President

Global News Morning Halifax
headshot of Dr. Heather Johnson, President, Doctors Nova Scotia

Meet the new president of Doctors Nova Scotia

CBCListen - Information Morning - NS with Louise Renault, Portia Clark
headshot of Dr. Heather Johnson, President, Doctors Nova Scotia

Dr. Heather Johnson Takes Over as President of Doctors Nova Scotia

head shot of Dr. Heather Johnson, Doctor Nova Sotia's new president

THINKING OUT LOUD WITH SHELDON MacLEOD: Doctors Nova Scotia's new president



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