Dr. Gary Ernest – new president for Doctors Nova Scotia
Dr. Gary Ernest has been chosen as the new president for Doctors Nova Scotia. We sit down with him to discuss his thoughts on the state of health care in Nova Scotia.
Doctors Nova Scotia has a new president
Dr. Gary Ernest, of Liverpool, N.S., was installed as Doctors Nova Scotia's President during the association's annual conference on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Halifax.
St. Martha's Regional Hospital Losing Last Obstetrician
Dr. Ernest Laments Province's Bad Rap
Doctors in Nova Scotia are deeply unhappy, underpaid, and telling colleagues in other provinces, says Doctors Nova Scotia's incoming president.
Health-care workers question NSHA plan
Nurse practitioners could alleviate staffing shortages in Nova Scotia: Doctors Nova Scotia
Nurse practitioners are being proposed as a possible way to help address severe staffing shortages in the provincial healthcare system
Doctors reviewing new compensation proposal for in-patient care at community hospitals
Shakeup at N.S. health department
Why aren't some docs getting paid for on-call care when others are?
About 30 Cape Breton doctors have stopped providing inpatient care at their community hospitals. Kevin Chapman is the Director of Partnerships and Finance with Doctors Nova Scotia, he talks about what led to this situation, and what solutions have been proposed to address it.
New health deputy named as McNeil looks to 'reset' relationship with NSHA
Premier Stephen McNeil said the need to "reset the relationship" between the Health Department and Nova Scotia Health Authority was at the heart of the decision to bring in a new deputy minister for the department.