College News & Announcements
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.
Procedures for receiving applications, screening the credentials of prospective candidates and selection into the clinical practice assessment will be announced by the program as they are developed.
The new PRA program will not be managed by the College. For further information please contact the Department of Health and Wellness or the Nova Scotia Health Authority.
Prescribing Methadone – Removal of Health Canada Exemption
March 29, 2018
Currently, physicians who wish to prescribe methadone for the treatment of pain or for use in opioid replacement therapy, must apply for an exemption from the CDSA. For an application to be approved, Health Canada requires a letter of support from the College. The proposed amendments, anticipated to be in place in May, will lift the need for such exemptions. Read More…
College Announces Retirement of Dr. Erica Gilliatt
March 8, 2018
Dr. Erica Gilliatt has retired from the practice of medicine effective January 24, 2018. As such, Dr. Gilliatt will no longer provide medical advice.
If you were a patient of Dr. Gilliatt and have questions regarding your medical records, please contact Dr. Gilliatt by phone or email. Phone number: 902-800-2988. Email: email@example.com.
College Welcomes Immigration Announcement
February 22, 2018
Disciplinary Decisions & Interim Licence Sanctions
College Announces Decision Regarding Dr. Eugene Ignacio
March 7, 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. Eugene Ignacio has agreed to a reprimand issued by the College. Summary of Decision
College Announces Decision Regarding Dr. Marwan Tolba
February 6, 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. Marwan Tolba has agreed to reprimands issued by the College. Summary of Decision