Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

CBRM Health Care Redevelopment to Better Connect People to Care

CBRM Health Care Redevelopment to Better Connect People to Care

Government and the Nova Scotia Health Authority have announced plans to reshape and revitalize Cape Breton’s health system to better connect patients and their families to the care they need.

 
 
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.

 
 

 


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Jul. 13, 2018 - 11:16 AM
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