Reports, Statistics and Accountability


At Nova Scotia Health Authority, we are committed to being transparent in our actions and use of resources and accountability for our decisions.

Here you will find a range of information covering corporate and program-specific strategies, business plans and financial documents, reports on many aspects of our performance, and regularly-updated information on subjects of interest to partners and the public.

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Board of Directors Meeting Highlights

Business & Financial Plans and Reports

Compensation and Expense Reporting

Corporate and Strategic Plans

Corporate and Strategic Reports

Hip and Knee Action Plan

Nova Scotia Health Authority has a new multi-year hip and knee action plan underway. Read more here.

Finding a Primary Care Provider Reporting

Performance Measurements

Physician Recruitment Reporting

Doctors Recruited (April 1-Oct 31, 2018)

Zone Family Doctors Specialists
Central 16 31
Eastern 10 8
Northern 5 5
Western 7 7
  38 51
Total 89



April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018
Family Doctors 38





April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017
Family Doctors 43





*We only report physicians who are currently hired and working. We are currently working through the various stages of the hiring process with additional family doctors but they will not be officially reported until they begin seeing patients.

Vacancy Summary
Oct 2018 (Current to October 31, 2018)


Family Doctors
Central Zone 35.5 19
Eastern Zone 27 5
Northern Zone 19 19
Western Zone 15 22
96.5 65


To reflect most accurate current need, these vacancy numbers do not include pending retirements or vacancies approved with a delayed start date. In August 2018, vacancy reporting began including Central Zone Emergency Department vacancies which had previously been unreported. 

Tender Notices and Awards