College News & Announcements
Notice of Hearing Regarding Dr. Arif Samad
July 16, 2018
Pursuant to the Medical Act, a Hearing Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia will convene to consider allegations of professional misconduct and/or incompetence regarding Dr. Arif Samad. The date and location of the Hearing once determined will be made available.
Notice of Hearing
New College President
May 25, 2018
Practice-Ready Assessment in Family Medicine
April 5, 2018
The College welcomes the recent Department of Health and Wellness funding announcement of a Practice-Ready Assessment (PRA) program for Family Medicine in Nova Scotia. College staff have worked alongside other stakeholders in defining the program model and will continue to be engaged over coming months as the program is more fully developed. Read More…
Disciplinary Decisions & Interim Licence Sanctions
College Announces Decision Regarding Dr. Bradley Atkinson
June 4, 2018
The College gives notice of a Settlement Agreement reached between the College and Dr. Bradley Atkinson, approved by the Hearing Committee of the College on May 31, 2018. The written decision of the Hearing Committee with reasons for the approval of the Settlement Agreement will be provided when available and published on the College’s website when released.
The effect of this Settlement Agreement is to immediately lift the suspension of Dr. Atkinson’s license to practise medicine imposed in June, 2016, permitting him to return to practice under restrictions as listed in the Settlement Agreement.
Summary of Decision
College Announces Decision Regarding Dr. Richard Leckey
May 10, 2018
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia hereby gives notice that as a result of a complaint and pursuant to the Nova Scotia Medical Act, Dr. Richard Leckey has agreed to a reprimand issued by the College. Summary of Decision