The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia is pleased to announce that Dr. Martin Gardner has been appointed College President for the term 2020-2022 term. Physicians Elected to Council As a result of the March elections, the following physicians were elected to the College’s Council: Dr. Peter MacDougall in District 5 (Halifax County)Dr. Michael Clory in District 5 (Halifax County)
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many physicians discontinued or reduced many in-person non-essential and elective medical services and made practice accommodations to ensure patients received safe and timely care. The flexibility and commitment of physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic has been critical in managing this public health emergency. The College thanks all physicians for their efforts in providing care using digital technology and limiting face-to-face contact to only urgent issues requiring physical examination of the patient. Read more.
Supervision of defined licencees is mandated by the Medical Act. This live online session will: Provide an overview of the terms and conditions of defined licensure and supervision and sponsor requirementsReview the duties of the supervisor and sponsorOutline the responsibilities of those under supervisionHave your questions answered by College staff This live online session is for: Newly […]
The College is pleased to announce Dr. Kara MacNeill as the recipient of its 2019 Gold-Headed Cane Award. The College’s Gold-Headed Cane Award recognizes an outstanding community-based physician who exemplifies professionalism in service to their patients, profession, and community. Read more in our online annual report.
The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Nova Scotia will hold its Annual General Meeting Friday, May 29, 2020 beginning at 10:45 am. The meeting will take place online via a virtual meeting platform. 25th Annual General Meeting Package (PDF)
The College is evoking measures available under the Medical Act, to ensure graduating PGTs receive licensure. The College has made every effort to align with legislated requirements while minimizing the impact on PGTs in this extraordinary time. This includes waiving fees for supervision, instituting basic minimal supervision, and waiving fees associated with the review of qualifications. Licensing Newly […]
Following Public Health recommendations, the Hearing Panel has adjourned the continuation of the hearing regarding Dr. Manivasan Moodley from May 4 and 5, to June 29 and 30, 2020. Should there be further changes in these dates, there will be a similar notice on the College’s website.
It is with shock and disbelief that all of us at the College received the news of the tragic, senseless, and devastating loss of life in our province. We acknowledge with thanks those medical professionals who were called upon to care for those involved and will be called upon in the days and months ahead to help Nova Scotians navigate the way forward. We offer our sincere and heartfelt condolences.
The College is evoking measures available under the Medical Act, to ensure graduating PGTs receive licensure. The College can issue provisional licensure, also referred to as a defined licence, to graduating PGTs. This licence type requires sponsorship and supervision. Read more.