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The New Brunswick Medical Society supports the new Emergency Fuel and Food Benefit announced recently by the provincial government and applauds the financial relief it will provide to low-income individuals and families, including seniors. We are also pleased to see increased funding announced for New Brunswick food banks. Income plays a major role in health [Read More...]
The New Brunswick Medical Society encourages the reinstatement of mask mandates in schools and child-care settings. COVID-19 is still very much present in the province, and with low vaccination rates in the 5-11 age group and children under five still not eligible to receive the vaccine, this is a simple measure that can help ensure [Read More...]
The New Brunswick Medical Society supports the provincial government’s plan to begin phasing out COVID-19 restrictions as we emerge from the worst of this Omicron wave of the pandemic. We are cautiously optimistic that the downward trend we are seeing in hospitalizations will continue in the coming weeks, and that any subsequent surge will be [Read More...]
The New Brunswick Medical Society supports the provincial government’s decision to move to level three of their winter plan for the remainder of January in order to manage the spread of COVID-19 and protect our health-care system. [Read More...]
The provincial government publishes an annual report of all payments made to physicians by Medicare for medically insured services. [Read More...]
The New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) is pleased with the provincial government’s announcement of significant investments in upgrading infrastructure and equipment for New Brunswick patients. [Read More...]
The New Brunswick Medical Society strongly supports the decision of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick to suspend the licenses of any physician who remains unvaccinated without proof of a valid exemption as of December 1st. [Read More...]
The New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) is strongly encouraged by the provincial government’s new five-year health plan. We believe this a transformative step forward for our health system and for the health and well-being of New Brunswickers. The NBMS is prepared to work with government and allied health-care partners on the implementation and execution of [Read More...]