Disciplinary Decisions & Interim
College Announces Interim Restrictions on the Medical Licence of Dr. Rafid Al-Nassar
February 23, 2017
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia hereby gives notice that the interim suspension of the medical licence of Dr. Rafid Al-Nassar, pursuant to Section 45 of the Medical Act, has been lifted.
The College gives notice that effective immediately, interim restrictions have been placed on the medical licence of Dr. Al-Nassar. Dr. Al-Nassar is required to have a chaperone present for all patient encounters, except those that occur in the operating room. A College sign regarding this requirement is to be placed in all waiting rooms and examination rooms where patients are seen.
College Announces Decision Regarding Dr. Karen Fewer
February 15, 2017
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia hereby gives notice that as a result of a complaint and pursuant to the Nova Scotia Medical Act, Dr. Karen Fewer has agreed to a reprimand and conditions issued by the College. Summary of Decision
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College News & Announcements
Nominations for College Award Open Until March 16
February 23, 2017
Do you know of a Nova Scotia physician who exemplifies professionalism? If so, consider nominating your colleague for the College's Annual Gold-Headed Cane Award for Professionalism in the Practice of Medicine.
The award recognizes an outstanding community-based physician who exemplifies professionalism in service to their patients, profession and community. Read More
Call for Nominations to College Council
February 3, 2017
The election of three Councillors to the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia in 2017 is required in the following districts:
• The election of one Councillor in District #2 - The counties of Pictou, Cumberland and Colchester
• The election of two Councillors in District #5 - The county of Halifax
If you are licensed physician and interested in running for the Council of the College, please review information on the election process and the nomination form. Read More
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