College News

Online Renewal of Your Medical Licence & Corporation Permit Opens November 1  

Annual medical licence renewal opens November 1. If you are a physician practising medicine under a corporation in which you are listed as a Medical Director, you must also  renew your corporation permit.  


Presentation by Opioid Expert Dr. David Juurlink Oct 17 in Halifax  

The past two decades have witnessed a dramatic increase in opioid prescribing, along with an increase in opioid-related harms.  Dr. David Juurlink’s lecture, “ Reflections on the North American Opioid Crisis"  will discuss the measures needed to re...


Notice of Hearing Regarding Dr. Enyinnaya Ezema  

A Hearing Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia will convene to consider allegations of professional misconduct and conduct unbecoming against Dr. Enyinnaya Ezema.


Dalhousie University – Faculty of Medicine Admissions Review Committee Report Now Available  

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine has released its 2016 Admissions Review Committee Report.  


Go Slow When Tapering Patients on High Dose Opioids  

The College’s Council recently endorsed the 2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain as evidence of best practice. 


College Past President Dr. Elizabeth Mann Recognized  

Dr. Elizabeth Mann was awarded the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Honorary Membership Award at the recent annual general meeting of Doctors Nova Scotia.


College Registrar & CEO Reappointed  

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia is pleased to announce Dr. D.A.(Gus) Grant as Registrar and CEO.


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 .


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