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More doctor losses

Four months ago the walk-in clinic in New Minas posted a notice that they were no longer accepting walk-in patients. A month ago they announced the impending closure of the walk-in clinic. The clinic has closed. These signs are in … Continue reading

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Absent policy cruel for seniors

A front page article, “Keeping couples apart ‘cruel’” is sad for the family and an unnecessary situation. https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/keeping-couples-apart-cruel-halifax-veteran-separated-from-wife-in-her-last-days-319112/ The desire for Mr. and Mrs. McCabe to spend their last years together is not unique. Nor is it the first time … Continue reading

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Physician recruitment doesn’t add up

Nova Scotia’s family physician recruitment plans don’t add up. The Government and Nova Scotia Health Authority don’t seem on the same page. The Nova Scotia Health Authority’s list of “career opportunities” suggest it seeks to hire family physicians on a … Continue reading

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Gabrielle Horne speaks

Finally, Dr. Gabrielle Horne is speaking up about the hell Nova Scotia health care put her through. Her story is a warning to potential medical professionals thinking of working here as well as to Nova Scotians, about who to trust, … Continue reading

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Knox needs to explain herself

Janet Knox needs to explain herself. In a province that has an acute shortage of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals, why does Knox constantly squander surgeons? Situations like that of Dr. Jeannie MacGillivray, who when facing burn out found … Continue reading

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Is the NSHA anti woman?

A rash of resignations within the ranks of doctors makes me wonder if the Nova Scotia Health Authority is anti-woman? I know the CEO Janet Knox is a woman, but that doesn’t mean anything. I don’t subscribe to the theory … Continue reading

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Doctor prescribes change of leadership at NSHA

Dr. Bob Martel has written an important piece about health care in Nova Scotia. The Herald posted it to their website, but I fear too many people may have missed the notice and link to Martel’s piece. Go here: https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/dr-bob-martel-four-reforms-that-could-reboot-health-care-delivery-277181/ Dr. … Continue reading

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