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June 06, 2018

A key component in enabling a family practice to operate at its full potential as a patient medical home is the addition of interprofessional team members – such as nurses – to support GPs in the care of patients.

READ MORE: primary care teams keep frail... read more
June 04, 2018

The summer 2018 issue of the quarterly GPSC newsletter, GP Update, is now online. This issue features articles on:

“Skills, not only pills:” Nova Scotia adopts Practice Support Program adult mental health module Working with nurses in practices Team-based approach... read more
June 01, 2018

The Ministry of Health has recently made a series of media announcements about its primary health care strategy that feature its plans for establishing primary care networks (PCNs) across the province:

Creating new opportunities for nurse practitioners as part of... read more
May 29, 2018

The second intake of primary care network (PCN) expressions of interest (EOI) will take place on September 17, 2018. This will be the final intake for 2018/19 and will include up to 20 CSCs, depending on Ministry and GPSC capacity to provide adequate support. CSCs can... read more

May 14, 2018

GPs can access a new provincial tool that helps doctors understand what the patient medical home (PMH) means in the context of their practices. The GPSC’s Practice Characteristics Matrix takes a closer look at the 12 attributes of the PMH and what they could look like at... read more

March 20, 2018