Province offering family physicians $25,000 retention bonus

The provincial government is offering family doctors in Newfoundland and Labrador a $25 thousand-dollar retention bonus in exchange for a one-year return to service agreement.

The bonus will be pro-rated, with physicians doing full-time clinical work getting the full $25 thousand dollars. 

NLMA supports Atlantic provinces physician registry

On Monday, the Atlantic provinces have a new registry to enable doctors to travel and temporarily fill gaps in other provinces.

As NTV’s David Salter reports, The Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association likes what they’ve heard so far.

NLMA once again putting a push on family doctor recruitment

The medical association is once again putting a push on recruitment as the number of people in the province without a family doctor continues to rise.

NTV’s Bailey Howard has this story.

NLMA signs agreement for shared agenda on family medicine

As problems continue in the health care system, the province has signed an agreement with the NLMA for a shared agenda on family medicine.

NTV’s Ben Cleary has more on that tonight. 

NLMA wants explanation for higher costs of 811 health line

The NLMA is asking for an explanation for the cost of 811 health services. That’s after an access-to-information request revealed the new contract with Fonemed, the company that administers the phone line, costs more per patient than in-person visits to doctors.

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