In 2018, we hosted 25 community conversations about collaborative family practice teams.
A collaborative family practice team includes family doctors, nurse practitioners, family practice nurses, and other health professionals working together to provide comprehensive care for patients.Read more
The voices of Nova Scotia's community members are vital as we work together to create a healthier future for our province.Read more
The Springhill Communities in Bloom organized a Teddy Bear Picnic fundraiser, held on July 22 in Lion’s Park. The Springhill Primary Health Care team volunteered at the on-site Teddy Bear Hospital.Read more
Photo: Gabriela Vellego, nurse practitioner, smiles as her son Olivier entertains at the community meet and greet at Islands Health Centre, Freeport, Digby Neck.
The communities of Long and Brier Islands had a chance to say bem vindo, the Portugese phrase for welcome, to their new nurse practitioner (NP) and her family last week.Read more
(Published in Nova Scotia Health's 2017/18 Annual Report)
(Published in the Cape Breton Post)
Creating teams of physicians, nurse practitioners and other health-care providers won’t just help people who don’t have family doctors — it could save lives.
Earlene MacMullin attended a community information session on collaborative-care practices in Sydney on Monday night.Read more
By Sam Macdonald
(Published in The News)
The Nova Scotia Health Authority gave residents of Pictou County an update on what it is doing to cope with a province-wide shortage of primary care physicians, and what measures are in place to make sure people get the care they need, on Wednesday evening.Read more