Dr. Gary Ernest
June 13, 2019

Dr. Gary Ernest – new president for Doctors Nova Scotia

Global News

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.

physician writing notes on clip board
June 10, 2019

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
June 5, 2019

St. Martha's Regional Hospital Losing Last Obstetrician

The Port Hawkesbury Reporter
Dr. Gary Ernest
June 7, 2019

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.

Dr. Gary Ernest
June 4, 2019

Health-care workers question NSHA plan

CTV Atlantic
stethascope ontop of papers
May 30, 2019

Nurse practitioners could alleviate staffing shortages in Nova Scotia: Doctors Nova Scotia

Halifax Today

Nurse practitioners are being proposed as a possible way to help address severe staffing shortages in the provincial healthcare system

Glace Bay Hospital Sign
May 31, 2018

Doctors reviewing new compensation proposal for in-patient care at community hospitals

Cape Breton Post
Nancy MacCready-Williams, CEO Doctors Nova Scotia
May 30, 2019

Shakeup at N.S. health department

CTV News Atlantic
Mr. Kevin Chapman
May 30, 2019

Why aren't some docs getting paid for on-call care when others are?

CBC Listen - Information Morning - Cape Breton with Steve Sutherland

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.

Premier Stephen McNeil
May 30, 2019

New health deputy named as McNeil looks to 'reset' relationship with NSHA

CBC News

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.