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.



head short of Dr. Robyn MacQuarrie, President of Doctors Nova Scotia on a zoom call

Nova Scotia, take a bow

CTV News Atlantic
head short of Dr. Robyn MacQuarrie, President of Doctors Nova Scotia

MLA hopeful changes coming for program attracting doctors, nurses to rural Nova Scotia

Global News
a physican listens to a patients chest with a stethascope

In this pandemic year, the number of Nova Scotians waiting for a family doctor has grown

CBC News
a hand gets ready to press send on a fax machine

New lab booking procedure draws criticism, highlights antiquated technology

Welland Tribune
Dr. Robyn MacQuarrie, President Doctors Nova Scotia

N.S. cuts program that paid doctors isolating after COVID exposure at work

CBC News
pictture of covid cell

Doctors NS president says public shouldn't become complacent as COVID-19 numbers rise

Halifax Today
A doctor prepares to give a flu shot.

Flu shot clinics face high demand, extra precautions during pandemic

Chronicle Herald
A mom holding her baby, sits in front of a laptop for a virtual appointment.

Banding together for virtual care: Atlantic medical associations join forces to examine what’s needed to advance virtual care

CMA Boldly


Barb Johnson
Senior communications advisor
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