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Local family practice teams being strengthened

A medical collaborative practice in Westville is getting stronger with the addition of new staff. This comes as part of the announcement that more Nova Scotians will have access to primary health care with the addition of 39 health professionals across the province. Nurse practitioners (NPs), family practice nurses (FPNs), social workers (SWs) and a […]

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New nursing staff coming to Pictou County

New Glasgow, Westville and Stellarton are among the areas that will getting new nurse practitioners and family practice nurses. According to the Nova Scotia Health Authority, this means 2,400 more patients combined in these communities will be able to join a collaborative health team. The province is giving Nova Scotia Health Authority an extra $3.6 […]

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