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New College President

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)

New Professional Guideline Regarding Resumption of Services in Medical Practices during COVID-19

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.

June 4th Live Online Licensing and Supervision Info Session

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 […]

UPDATED: Notice of Adjournment –
Dr. Manivasan Moodley Hearing

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.

Heartfelt Condolences

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.