Doctors Nova Scotia is the professional association representing all physicians in the province
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Nova Scotia doctors have developed two comprehensive position papers to help fix the province’s ailing health-care system. Included are 11 actions aimed at improving primary care access for Nova Scotians and five suggestions for health system decision-makers to improve physician involvement in health system change.
A Nova Scotia physician presented an emerging issue on the loss of physician autonomy to the health policy agenda at the 149th Canadian Medical Association (CMA) General Council (GC) in Vancouver.
The province’s doctors have ratified two four-year contracts with government.
Sydney family physician, Dr. Mohan Virick, is the winner of the inaugural Doctors Nova Scotia Patient’s Choice Award
Doctors Nova Scotia has selected three finalists for its 2016 community-based Strive Award.
Free Spirit Therapeutic Riding Association, Nourish Your Roots and Undercurrent Youth Centre are in the running for the $10,000 grant.
Legislation tabled yesterday by government, which mandates public sector contracts and takes away physicians’ ability to arbitrate their compensation worries the province’s doctors.
Kerry Copeland, creator and coordinator of Doctors Nova Scotia’s Kids’ Run Club will receive the Health, Wellness and Sport Progress Women of Excellence Award.
Halifax-based anaesthetist, Dr. David Milne, was installed as President of Doctors Nova Scotia at the association’s annual conference on Saturday, June 6 in Membertou, Cape Breton.
Nova Scotia physicians will meet this weekend, as part of Doctors Nova Scotia’s annual conference, to discuss prescription drug misuse and how physicians can take leadership.
Physicians welcomed Dr. John Sullivan as the new President of Doctors Nova Scotia. The Halifax cardiovascular surgeon was installed during the association’s annual conference on Saturday, May 31 in Halifax.
Doctors Nova Scotia is hosting an event at Sydney River Elementary School on Tuesday, June 3 to celebrate the school's participation in Kids' Run Club. 2014 marks the 10th year of Kids' Run Club and Sydney River Elementary has been involved in the program since the beginning.
Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine will join Doctors Nova Scotia's new President Dr. John Sullivan and CEO Nancy MacCready-Williams at an event to celebrate 10 years of the Kids’ Run Club.
May 1 is Doctors’ Day in Nova Scotia, a day to thank your doctor for the care you receive.
Patients waiting for orthopedic surgery received good news today, April 28, as Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine announced an investment to help reduce orthopedic wait times.
Doctors Nova Scotia today announced support of the Choosing Wisely Canada campaign launched in Ottawa.
Contact: Barb Johnson Senior communications advisor Tel: 902-481-4915doctorsns.com