From The Desk Of The President

For the last several years, the New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) has written in this space about the need for a new provincial health plan to map out a sustainable future for the health and well-being of New Brunswickers. [Read More...]
After perhaps the longest year and a half many of us have ever experienced, we are “green” in New Brunswick. [Read More...]
Today is Green Shirt Day in Canada, the day after the anniversary of the tragic 2018 Humboldt Broncos bus crash where 16 people lost their lives and 13 were severely injured. [Read More...]
As we approach a new year that is looking ever more like the light at the end of a dark tunnel, New Brunswickers should be proud of the work they have done navigating the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. [Read More...]
This week we learned of a COVID-19 outbreak in Moncton. Our province has deftly avoided the worst of the global pandemic to date, but this is not our first outbreak, nor will it be our last. It is a difficult reminder that this virus is persistent and will take every opportunity we give it to spread. It also reminds us that we must take every precaution to prevent that spread by following Public Health’s guidance. [Read More...]
A possible political shakeup and second wave of COVID-19 have the potential to greatly impact the future of health care in New Brunswick. As of this writing, it’s unclear whether a more formal collaboration of political parties will lead the way in New Brunswick or whether we are heading to a provincial election in the near future. What is clear and what cannot be lost in these uncertain times is the need for dramatic health system improvements in our province. [Read More...]
With a vote on vaccines in New Brunswick’s rear-view mirror, we must now move past the politics of health care and get to the heart of the matter: our province needs an enhanced immunization program supported by improved public education and data management initiatives. [Read More...]
Despite many factors working against us, New Brunswick has proven to be a leader in how we are responding to COVID-19. [Read More...]