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Licensing Data as of December 31, 2021

This data represents a physician headcount, not a total of full-time equivalent practising physicians.

Upon receipt of all required documents, a physician’s licence is typically approved in two to three days.

License TypeTotalFamily MedicineAll Other
Full Licence2,4321,1391,293
Full Licence Non-Resident Licence21483131
Defined Licence831271
Academic Licence9494
Temporary (Locum) Licence835
Clinical Assistant28262
Defined Licence – Fellowship30255
Full Licence – Postgraduate Training27324
Restricted Licence442915
Defined Licence – Term101

Physicians in training:

Educational RegisterAssessmentsTotal Training PhysiciansNew Postgraduate Licences Issued
Postgraduate Training516156
Postgraduate Practising363
Clinical Assessments55

Medical students:

Total Medical Students358

Licensing Statistics for the period: October 2020 – December 2021 

Decrease in LicencesIncrease in Licences
Family Medicine321243
All other278228

Physician Age Distribution