Cannabis info session Monday night

The Pictou County Policing Agencies and the Aberdeen Hospital Liaison Committee will be sponsoring an information session on cannabis on Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. The session will focus on cannabis involving youth, laws and you from various community speaking representatives. Guests speakers will include : · Doctor Ryan Sommers, medical officer of health for […]

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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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Services being enhanced despite psychiatrist’s exit, Vienneau says

NEW GLASGOW — The remaining local psychiatrist says service is being strengthened despite the departure of the area’s other psychiatrist. Dr. Theresa Vienneau, who practises in New Glasgow but is also the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s department head of psychiatry for the Northern Zone that includes hospitals in New Glasgow, Truro and Amherst, acknowledged the...

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