From long waits for treatment and a shortage of family doctors to too-few midwifes and a backlash against vaccination, Nova Scotia’s health-care system faces challenges and is struggling to keep up with ever-growing demand.

Student journalists in the Online Features Workshop at the University of King’s College take a deep look at an ailing system that seems to be getting sicker. Find out what is happening in doctor’ s offices, emergency departments and hospitals across Nova Scotia – and how the system can be healed.

Photo by David Whittaker

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