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Eskasoni embraces new Mi'kmaw doctor, nurse practitioner

By Matthew Moore

(Published by CBC News)


Working at the Eskasoni Health Centre is like coming home for a new doctor and a new nurse practitioner.

Athanasius Tanas Sylliboy of Eskasoni started working as a nurse practitioner at the centre in April. Dr. Carl Marshall, originally from nearby Potlotek First Nation, started his family practice at the centre earlier this month.

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Hospital foundation aims to raise $1 million for new health clinic in Middleton

By Ashley Thompson

(Published by the Kings County Advertiser/Register)


Support is rolling in for a community-based campaign that aims to help the Soldiers Memorial Hospital Foundation meet a million-dollar goal.

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New health care centre to replace aging medical clinic in Middleton, N.S.

By Aya Al-Hakim and Elizabeth McSheffrey

(Published by Global News)


Premier Stephen McNeil announced Tuesday that construction of a new primary care centre beside the Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Middleton, N.S., is set to begin this fall.

The $12-million facility will replace the aging medical clinic next to the hospital, which doesn’t have enough space to meet the existing demand.

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Province to build $12M health centre in Middleton

By Mairin Prentiss 

(Published by CBC News)


The Nova Scotia government is planning to build a new health centre in Middleton, N.S., that will cost $12 million, replacing an aging clinic next to Soldiers Memorial Hospital.

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'Hell of a day': Middleton gets $11 million for new health-care centre

By Ian Fairclough 

(Published in the Chronicle Herald)


The provincial government has announced $11 million in funding for a new primary health-care centre on the grounds of Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Middleton.

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New primary health care centre celebrated in Shelburne and seen as important recruitment tool

By Kathy Johnson

(Published in the Tri-county Vanguard)


There is good reason to celebrate the new primary heath care centre in Sandy Point, which has already attracted one primary health care provider to the area and has just upped Shelburne’s game for physician recruitment.

The opening of the $3-million facility was celebrated during an open house on Feb. 12.

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Brazilian nurse practitioner finds sense of community in Digby

 By Preston Mulligan

(Published by CBC News)


When Gabriela Vellego drove off the ferry last summer and into Digby, N.S., with her husband and three-year-old son in tow, she knew instantly this would be her new home.

Her family had been living outside Montreal and were looking forward to an East Coast vacation. She had no idea that vacation would become such a turning point in her life.

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New collaborative care clinic opens in Windsor

By Colin Chisholm

(Published in the Chronicle Herald)


Patients seeking a family doctor in the Windsor area may be in luck, with a new collaborative care clinic opening its doors.

Dr. Martina Babin is one of soon-to-be two general practitioners at the Avon Medical Clinic.

“A big part of setting up here in Windsor is the fact that it’s just outside of the city, but not quite a city,” Babin said.

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Kentville fetes new nurse practitioner as part of new recruitment strategy

By Carolyn Ray

(Published by CBC News)


'You feel like you're needed in the community and people want you to be here,' new recruit says

When Jacqueline Green and her husband, Matthew Stacey, decided it was time to leave their lives in the North, they knew they were taking a big leap.

But after three days of being wined and dined by people in Kentville, N.S., they know now there's no turning back.

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