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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Retired Nova Scotian finds herself without a family doctor

CTV News Atlantic
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Primary care access

CTV National Your Morning
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N.S. patient says paying fees to obtain medical records after her doctor retires feels 'like a ransom'

CBC News Nova Scotia
Dr. Leisha Hawker, President, Doctors Nova Scotia

I'm a family doctor in Halifax. Here's why pay-for-service clinics will burden the public system.

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Patients discouraged as Nova Scotia's primary care waitlist climbs to 137K

CTVNews Atlantic
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CTV National News: National licensing system

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New health care data analytics and management programs coming to Saint Mary’s University

Global News
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U.S. doctors able to practice in Nova Scotia without more certification

CTV News Atlantic


Barb Johnson
Senior communications advisor
902-481-4915 (direct)