College News

22nd Annual General Meeting  

All members and associate members of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia are invited to attend its 22nd Annual General Meeting.


Revised Professional Standards Approved by Council  

At its March meeting, the Council of the College approved the following professional standards and guidelines: Professional Standard Regarding Care of Patients Who Have Received Treatment Outside Canada


Holiday Message  

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 .


College Professional Standard Regarding Medical Assistance in Dying Now Available  

Canada's federal legislation outlining the process and eligibility for medical assistance in dying in Canada received royal assent June 17th.


Health-Care Team Members Offering Medical Assistance in Dying in Nova Scotia Will Not Be Prosecuted  

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


Professional Standard Regarding Medical Assistance in Dying for Nova Scotian Physicians  

The suspension of the Supreme Court of Canada’s unanimous Carter decision  decriminalizing physician assisted death will end on June 6th.


New College President  

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. 


21st Annual General Meeting  

All members and associate members of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia are invited to attend its 21st Annual General Meeting.


Renew Your Postgraduate Training Licence Starting May 3rd  

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.


Medical Aid in Dying: Update  

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.


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