Mumps activity in Nova Scotia

February 23, 2018  RE: Mumps activity in Nova Scotia The following is an update on mumps activity across Nova Scotia. The activity that started in Central Zone in November continues, where 28 cases of mumps have been confirmed. In addition, there are now 12 cases...

A Day of Family Health for GPs

A Day of FAMILY HEALTH for GPs returns with our 2018 Spring series.  We have carefully curated our talks to provide relevant topics that you asked to learn more about such as: Medical Marijuana Obesity Diabetes Hypothyroidism ADHD And more… Here is the knowledge...

RN Prescribing – Survey for FPNANS Members only

Hello, my name is Sohani Welcher and I am the Project Manager for the Provincial RN Prescribing Strategy.  We are currently exploring RN Prescribing in Nova Scotia whereby certain qualified RNs will be able to prescribe certain medications, therapeutics and/or devices...

Self-referral for abortion services beginning Feb. 5

(HALIFAX, NS)-Beginning Monday Feb. 5, 2018, women in Nova Scotia will have the option to self-refer for abortion services. Women who are considering an abortion will be able to call a toll free number, 1-833-352-0719. A referral clerk or nurse will be available from...

Update from NSHA Website re collaboration

Update from NSHA website re collborative practices:  https://www.cdha.nshealth.ca/collaborative-family-practice-expression-interest?utm_source=News%20Release&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Nov2017%20CFB%20EOI   “Collaborative Family Practice –...