2023 Primary Care Survey

The 2023 Primary Care Survey was conducted in New Brunswick from October 2023 to January 2024 and completed by 5010 participants aged 18 and over.

The survey provides insights on various aspects of primary care services, including the delivery of care, experience with using services, and satisfaction levels. Additionally, participants were asked about their health status, barriers in accessing care, and their use and experience with virtual care consultations.

The results were released on June 18, 2024.


Key Observations from 2023 Edition

  • Within New Brunswick, the percentage of citizens who have a permanent primary care provider continues to decline, going from 93% in 2017 to 79% in 2023.
  • The percentage of New Brunswickers who were able to see their primary care provider within five days has not improved compared to 2022, with only 1 in 3 citizens being able to see their provider within 5 days.

For more information on the 2023 findings, consult our web article : Access to Primary Care in New Brunswick