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Office Closure Monday, February 19

February 13, 2018

The College will be closed on Monday, February 19 for Nova Scotia Heritage Day, and will resume business at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 20.

Council: Call for Nominations

February 7, 2018

The election of one Councillor to the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia in 2018 is required in electoral District 5 – The county of Halifax. Read More

Gold-Headed Cane Award: Call for Nominations

February 7, 2018

Do you know of a Nova Scotia physician who exemplifies professionalism? If so, consider nominating your colleague for the College’s Gold-Headed Cane Award for Professionalism in the Practice of Medicine.

This award recognizes an outstanding community-based physician who exemplifies professionalism in service to their patients, profession and community.

The nomination period is now open.

 

 

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Disciplinary Decisions & Interim Licence Sanctions

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

College Announces Decision Regarding Dr. Justin Clark

January 15, 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. Justin Clark has agreed to reprimands issued by the College. Summary of Decision

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About the College

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia serves the public by regulating the province’s medical profession in accordance with the Nova Scotia Medical Act and its regulations.

All physicians in Nova Scotia must be licensed by the College in order to practise medicine in the province.

The duties of the College include:

  • Licensing qualified and competent physicians to practise medicine
  • Investigating and resolving physician-related complaints on behalf of the public
  • Monitoring and maintaining standards of practice through peer assessment
  • Developing professional standards and guidelines to support high standards of medical practice and ethical conduct​

The College’s Strategic Plan 2017-2018