Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

Physician Incentive Changes Add Flexibility

Physician Incentive Changes Add Flexibility

The province has changed its existing physician incentive programs to encourage more doctors to choose Nova Scotia.

 
 
Investing in Family Doctors

Investing in Family Doctors

Government is investing $39.6 million to pay family doctors more and create incentives to get more Nova Scotians off the Need a Family Practice list.

 
 
More Collaborative Family Practice Teams Being Strengthened

More Collaborative Family Practice Teams Being Strengthened

More Nova Scotians will have access to primary health care with the addition of 39 health professionals across the province.

 
 
Immigration Stream to Help Recruit Doctors

Immigration Stream to Help Recruit Doctors

Nova Scotia has created a new immigration stream to help attract more international doctors and specialists to the province.

 
 
Assessment Program Moves Ahead

Assessment Program Moves Ahead

A new program to assess internationally trained family doctors to work in Nova Scotia is moving forward.

 
 
Collaborative Care in Action

Collaborative Care in Action

See how collaborative care is working at the Westville Medical Clinic.

 
 
Still from video about primary care from the Nova Scotia Health Authority 

What is Primary Care?

Find out how collaborative family practice teams are helping improve primary care for Nova Scotians.

 
 

 


Latest News

High-dose Flu Vaccine Available in Long-Term Care Facilities
May 17, 2018 - 08:43 AM
Thousands of Nova Scotians living in long-term care facilities will have access to a new flu vaccine this fall, which will provide greater protection for seniors and is expected to reduce hospital stays. (full text)
Le médecin hygiéniste en chef et le directeur de la sécurité publique offrent une mise à jour au sujet du carfentanil
May 02, 2018 - 2:25 PM
Le médecin hygiéniste en chef et le directeur de la sécurité publique de la Nouvelle-Écosse rappellent aux gens qu'un opioïde dangereux est présent en Nouvelle-Écosse. (full text)
Chief Medical Officer, Public Safety Director Carfentanil Update
May 02, 2018 - 2:22 PM
Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and Director of Public Safety are reminding Nova Scotians of the presence of a dangerous opioid in Nova Scotia. (full text)

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