Department of Family Practice

The Department of Family Practice and Primary Health Care work together to strengthen and support the primary health care system in Nova Scotia.
The Department of Family Practice:
  • Represents more than 1,000 family physicians in Nova Scotia
  • Focuses on topics that are relevant to family physicians and family practice
  • Supports a collaborative approach to primary health care
  • Strengthens communication and relationships between family physicians and specialist colleagues at NSHA to improve patient care and access
  • Provides a learning and social network for the family practice community