NB family doctors say enough is enough

Moulton, Donalee
November 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/14/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 10, p1330
Academic Journal
Reports on the labor dispute between family physicians and the provincial government in New Brunswick as of November 2000. Contention of physicians that current government compensation for office visits is inadequate; Highlights of contract negotiations since 1999; Employee recruitment and retention difficulties experienced within the New Brunswick Medical Society; Outlook for resolution.


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