This Weekend in Iain Rankin’s Health Care Crisis

Emergency Rooms that experienced closures:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital
  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital
  • Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital
  • Glace Bay Hospital
  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital
  • Northside General Hospital
  • Roseway Hospital
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital
  • Annapolis Community Health Centre

Other Health Facility Closures:

  • Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre after-hours clinic

Counties that experienced an ambulance shortage:

  • Yarmouth
  • Shelburne
  • Digby
  • Queens
  • Annapolis
  • Lunenburg
  • Kings
  • Colchester
  • Cumberland
  • Hants
  • Halifax
  • Pictou
  • Antigonish
  • Guysborough
  • Cape Breton
  • Inverness
  • Richmond

17of 18 counties experienced Code Critical warnings.

Nova Scotians on the Need a Family Practice Registry: 71,666

PC Leader Tim Houston’s Solutions for Nova Scotians is a detailed, costed plan that will bring record investments to fix the healthcare crisis, including:
  • Aggressively recruiting and retaining doctors;
  • Ensuring seniors have access to long-term care;
  • Opening up operating rooms beyond 9 to 5;
  • Providing virtual care for Nova Scotians without a family doctor; and
  • Removing the gag order on health care workers who want to improve the system