Leaving no stone unturned

With almost 150 vacancies for family physicians and specialists in the province, the senior director in charge at the Nova Scotia Health Authority is concerned. But Grayson Fulmer said recruitment efforts are coming together to try to fill those vacancies, and the health authority is working with other agencies, such as the Department of Health...

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Walk-in clinic closing, temporarily

NEW GLASGOW — One of the owners of the Aberdeen Walk-In-Clinic is uncertain about its future. Dr. Chris Elliott who, with Dr. Tom Park, owns the clinic, confirmed the facility will close for at least six weeks from August 5 to September 17 due to a lack of doctors. The clinic has operated since 2005,...

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Seniors suffering with funding cuts

Local non-profit nursing homes are dealing with the repercussions of a second round of budget cuts in two years under the provincial Liberal government. Four local homes have been affected by these cuts including three non-profit and one privately owned nursing home. Valley View Villa in Riverton is among the non-profit homes that will see...

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