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New Glasgow’s primary care clinic closed temporarily next week

The Primary Care Clinic in New Glasgow (serving Pictou County) for people who do not have access to a primary care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner) will be closed the week of August 3 – 7 due to provider availability. The clinic will re-open August 11. People without a regular family doctor or nurse...

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New temporary clinic opening in New Glasgow

Good news for Pictou County residents who don’t have a family doctor or nurse practitioner: a clinic is opening here for you. The Nova Scotia Health Authority is opening an interim primary care access clinic in New Glasgow, and one in Truro, to provide care for immediate primary health care needs. The clinics will be...

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Every Nova Scotian deserves access to a family doctor

Today Doctors Nova Scotia (DNS) in partnership with the Nova Scotia College of Family Physicians (NSCFP) launched a new position paper, The Backbone of Primary Health Care: The role and value of family physicians in Nova Scotia. The paper defines the unique role and value of family physicians in Nova Scotia’s primary health-care system and...

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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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