Licensing Data as of March 31, 2023
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 Type||Total||Family Medicine||All Other|
|Temporary (Locum) Licence||7||1||6|
|Defined Licence – Fellowship||34||–||34|
|Full Licence – Postgraduate Training||20||2||18|
|Defined Licence – Term||–||–||–|
Physicians in training:
|Educational Register||Assessments||Total Training Physicians|
|Total Medical Students||397|
Licensing Statistics for the period: January 1, 2022 – March 31, 2023
|Decrease in Licences||Increase in Licences|
Physician Age Distribution
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