After week one of the Nova Scotia Provincial election, health care has emerged as the top concern from residents province wide. A promise of a doctor for every Nova Scotian made by Liberal Leader Stephen MacNeil in the last election has missed the mark according to many residents.
President of Doctors Nova Scotia, Dr. Michelle Dow says she is pleased to see health care being a primary concern from all parties. In particular, a focus on primary care is a key issue:
Dr. Dow says there is a doctor shortage and does not expect a quick solution. She is hoping that this can be a focus for whoever emerges as the provincial leader.