College News

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 .

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

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