This month we’ve seen several rounds of surgeries cancelled at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH) because the ER is bursting at the seams…more.
A physician assistant who wants to be one of the first to do the job in Nova Scotia says it won’t take long for new hires to make a difference. Laurel MacInnis, who worked as a physician assistant in Ontario before returning to her… Read more »
Members of Nova Scotia’s New Democratic Party say three years is far too long a time to evaluate whether physician assistants are a good fit in this province’s health-care system. Physician assistants are supervised by doctors and help free up… Read more »
A job posting will be going up soon for three physician assistants to be hired as a pilot project with the Nova Scotia Health Authority. “I think that everybody recognizes that we need the help,” says Dr. Bill Oxner, chief… Read more »
The Nova Scotia Health Authority has finally been given the green light to hire physician assistants in a pilot project. While many Nova Scotians have likely never heard of the job, they’ll understand the impact: physician assistants could shorten wait… Read more »