Welcome to the Nova Scotia eReferral Resource Hub

In March 2023, Nova Scotia launched a new single-entry intake model for managing and coordinating referrals for surgical consults. This model is supported by an eReferral tool, a central intake office and a centralized wait list.

In time all primary care providers and surgeons (Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health) will be required to use this tool and approach as the new standard for sending and receiving surgical referrals in the province.

The Nova Scotia eReferral Resource Hub has been designed to support access to this eReferral tool and its use. Learn how to make the most of this digital healthcare access tool with focused guides and training resources made for Nova Scotia's providers.

Not Yet on Ocean – Submit an onboarding request to get started

If you are a surgeon or primary care provider select the appropriate onboarding request and complete the form to get started. You will receive a follow up communication from a deployment team member once this is complete. Other health care providers are not yet being onboarded to Ocean.

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