N.B. loses second specialist as Moncton’s orthopedic surgeon takes leave

Dr. Louis Leblond is an orthopedic surgeon at the Moncton Hospital who specializes in hip trauma surgery and hip replacement. He and his wife Dr. Erica Doucet, the province’s only pediatric ophthalmologist, say they they are both leaving the province, citing a lack of resources and support for her pediatric ophthalmology practice. The couple released a statement to Global News […]

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N.B. parents upset province is losing its only pediatric ophthalmologist

The province’s only pediatric ophthalmologist has resigned, leaving parents of children with serious eye conditions in New Brunswick very upset. The news has come as a shock with parents worrying they will have to face longer wait times, and be forced to leave the province to get care for their kids. Dustin and Sherrie Morrissey of Moncton had a notice […]

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‘This is the face of the health-care crisis’: N.S. woman with cancer challenges premier on doctor shortage

A Nova Scotia mother who says she waited two years for her cancer diagnosis is calling out the premier for not declaring a health-care crisis in the province. “To the premier of Nova Scotia, I dare you to take a meeting with me … and tell me there is no health-care crisis,” Inez Rudderham said in a viral Facebook video […]

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