Feb 03, 2017
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia is seeking an individual to serve as a public representative on its Council.
The successful candidate will be asked to represent the public perspective regarding the regulation of the medical ...
Dec 16, 2016
At this time of year, like most organizations, the College sends out season's greetings to all. This year, in lieu of holiday cards, we have made a donation to support the work of the non-profit organization Direction 180 .
Jun 22, 2016
Canada's federal legislation outlining the process and eligibility for medical assistance in dying in Canada received royal assent June 17th.
Jun 17, 2016
The province's Public Prosecution Service issued a Directive June 16th confirming it will not prosecute any physicians or members of a health-care team, who participate in the provision of medical assistance in dying that falls within the scope
Jun 03, 2016
The suspension of the Supreme Court of Canada’s unanimous Carter decision decriminalizing physician assisted death will end on June 6th.
May 26, 2016
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia is pleased to announce that Dr. William D. Stanish of Halifax has been appointed College President for the 2016-2018 term.
May 06, 2016
All members and associate members of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia are invited to attend its 21st Annual General Meeting.
May 03, 2016
The postgraduate training licence renewal is now open. The licence is required in order to return to training. Please renew your postgraduate training licence by May 19th to avoid a late fee.
Apr 15, 2016
Legislation regarding medical assistance in dying was tabled in the House of Commons on April 14th. Bill C-14 lays out specific criteria for Canadians who wish to end their lives with the help of a medical professional.
Jan 04, 2016
This year 2,657 physicians were eligible to renew their licence to practice medicine in Nova Scotia. The College made significant changes to ensure a more user-friendly online renewal experience.