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Renew Your Postgraduate Training Licence Starting May 15th  

The postgraduate training licence renewal is now open. Your licence is required in order to return to training.

Please renew your postgraduate training licence by June 14th to avoid a late fee.

Dr. Oluwarotimi Fashoranti - Notice of Stay of Suspension  

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia hereby gives notice that Dr. Oluwarotimi Fashoranti is applying to the Supreme Court of Canada for leave to appeal the recent decision of the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. The suspension of Dr. Fashoranti’s medical licence, scheduled to take effect on May 4, 2015, will be stayed pending the outcome of his application to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Notice Regarding Interim Licence Suspension of Dr. Jalal Baghaee of Parrsboro, NS  

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia hereby gives notice that pursuant to Section 45 of the Nova Scotia Medical Act, an interim suspension has been placed on the licence of Dr. Jalal Baghaee. The suspension commenced March 4, 2015 and will continue until further notice.

Notice Regarding Dr. Enyinnaya Ezema  

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia hereby gives notice that Dr. Enyinnaya Ezema, Pictou County, NS is not presently licensed to practise medicine in the province, effective April 20th, 2015.

Patients of Dr. Ezema can contact the Mental Health Services in New Glasgow. Emergency services can be accessed through the clinic during open hours Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., or by calling the clinic at 902-755-1137.

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Practising Medicine in Nova Scotia: A Physician Checklist

A physician practising medicine in Nova Scotia must ensure that they fulfill all mandatory medical regulatory requirements. This document provides a checklist along with a concise summary of such requirements.

About the College

About the College

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia serves the public by regulating the province's medical profession in accordance with the Nova Scotia Medical Act and its regulations

All physicians in Nova Scotia must be licensed by the College in order to practise medicine in the province.

The duties of the College include:

  • Issuing certificates of registration to doctors to allow them to practise medicine
  • Investigating and resolving physician-related complaints on behalf of the public
  • Monitoring and maintaining standards of practice through peer assessment
  • Developing policies and guidelines to support high standards of medical practice and ethical conduct

Building Bridges, the CPSNS 2014 Annual Report