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Closing Your Practice

These are some things you need to think about when you decide to close your medical practice:

  • How do you plan to transfer your medical records and where will they be stored?
  • How do you plan to transfer patient care?
  • How will you tell your patients and staff that that you plan to close your practice?

Notify us

You must contact our registration department and tell us, in writing, the date you plan to close your practice. You must tell us where your medical records will be stored and how patients can access their records.

Call 902-422-5823

Call toll-free 1-877-282-7767

Fax: 902-422-5035

Email: registration@cpsns.ns.ca

Standards and guidelines for practice closure

Many organizations, including ours, have standards and guidelines you must follow when you decide to close your practice, they are listed below:

 College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

 

Discontinue Your Medical Licence