Reports, Statistics and Accountability


At Nova Scotia Health Authority, we are committed to being transparent in our actions and use of resources and accountability for our decisions.

Here you will find a range of information covering corporate and program-specific strategies, business plans and financial documents, reports on many aspects of our performance, and regularly-updated information on subjects of interest to partners and the public.

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Business & Financial Plans and Reports

Compensation and Expense Reporting

Corporate and Strategic Plans

Corporate and Strategic Reports

"Need A Family Practice" Reporting

Summary Report: See a quick overview of our "Need a Family Practice" data here.
Detailed Report: Need a Family Practice Registry Monthly Report – July 2018 (.pdf)  The statistics in the Need a Family Practice Registry Monthly Report represent the state of the registry as of the first day of the specified month. This report is released monthly within 5 working days after the first of the month.

Previous reports:

Performance Measurements

Physician Recruitment Reporting


Doctors Recruited (April 1-June 30, 2018)


Zone Family Doctors Specialists
Central 4 4
Eastern 1 1
Northern 0 0
Western 0




April 1, 2016-March 31, 2017
April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017
Family Doctors 43







April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018*
April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017
Family Doctors 38










*We only report physicians who are currently hired and working. We are currently working through the various stages of the hiring process with additional family doctors but they will not be officially reported until they begin seeing patients.

Vacancy Summary
July 2018 (Current to June 30, 2018)


Family Doctors


To reflect most accurate current need, these vacancy numbers do not include pending retirements or vacancies approved with a delayed start date.

Tender Notices and Awards