Notice Regarding the Licence Suspension of Dr. Robert Wadden of Halifax, NS
October 20th, 2016
Further to a Settlement Agreement approved by a Hearing Committee of the College on September 30, 2016, and in accordance with section 51 of the Nova Scotia Medical Act the licence of Dr. Robert Wadden of Halifax, NS has been suspended for four weeks commencing October 11, 2016 and continuing to and including November 7, 2016. Decision
Notice Regarding Interim Licence Suspension of Dr. Erica Gilliatt of Halifax, NS
October 6th, 2016
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. Erica Gilliatt, pending further decision of the Investigation Committee or the Hearing Committee.
College Announces Decision Regarding Dr. Abraham Marais of Yarmouth, NS
September 13th, 2016
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. Abraham Marais has agreed to a reprimand issued by the College. Summary of Decision
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College News & Announcements
Medical Assistance in Dying Information Sessions
August 24th, 2016
The College and Doctors Nova Scotia will be holding information sessions to review the College's Professional Standard Regarding Medical Assistance in Dying. In October, sessions will be held in Truro, Sydney, Yarmouth and Halifax. Read more...
College Professional Standard Regarding Medical Assistance in Dying Now Available
June 22nd, 2016
Canada's federal legislation outlining the process and eligibility for medical assistance in dying in Canada received royal assent June 17th. The College's Professional Standard Regarding Medical Assistance in Dying has been revised to ensure alignment with Bill C-14.
Eligible patients will be able to access medical assistance in dying through the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physicians are asked to contact the College if they require further clarification.
College Endorses the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention's Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
June 1st, 2016
At its May 27th meeting, the College Council endorsed the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain as best practices for physicians in Nova Scotia. Read more...
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