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The New Brunswick Medical Society supports the stronger measures announced today to protect New Brunswickers from further spread of COVID-19 and increase the vaccination rate in the province. [Read More...]
The New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) has submitted 57 recommendations to the provincial government that call for significant changes to improve the health system and patient care in the province. [Read More...]
While the New Brunswick Medical Society is supportive of efforts to improve the delivery of health care in our province, we were not consulted by the New Brunswick Institute for Research Data and Training for its research into how changes to vaccine delivery could impact patient care or physician practices. [Read More...]
The New Brunswick Medical Society agrees with the recent call for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for health care workers by the Canadian Medical Association and Canadian Nurses Association. COVID-19 is still present in New Brunswick, as indicated by the number new cases over the past few days. The Delta variant is highly contagious and can cause [Read More...]
The New Brunswick Medical Society is pleased to learn of the research funding granted to the University of New Brunswick and Clinic 554 to study barriers to accessing abortion services and improvements to accessing sexual and reproductive health care. Women, indigenous and 2SLGBTQQIA+ patients have experienced challenges accessing inclusive and specialized health care. Identifying the [Read More...]
The New Brunswick Medical Society is cautiously optimistic regarding the end of all public health restrictions in the province on July 30. New Brunswick currently has a low COVID-19 case count, no hospitalizations, and rising vaccination rates. These are positive signs. To continue this trajectory, we encourage New Brunswickers who have not received their first [Read More...]
The New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) is pleased to learn that government this week passed legislation to prohibit the sale of all flavoured e-liquids, vaping products that appeal to youth. This is a positive step. Vaping can lead to nicotine addiction and expose users to harmful chemicals that can damage lung tissue. Other long-term health [Read More...]
“The New Brunswick Medical Society is encouraged that more than 70 per cent of New Brunswickers have received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and we urge those who have not yet rolled up their sleeves to do so as soon as possible. We all have a role to play in protecting our loved [Read More...]