What's New

Monday, February 01, 2016
 The Supreme Court of Canada recently extended the deadline for physician-assisted dying to be...

Friday, January 29, 2016
The College has received calls from patients expressing concerns about a number of issues...

Friday, January 15, 2016
It has come to the College’s attention that some physicians are posting “one problem...

For Physicians

Interested in practicing medicine in Newfoundland and Labrador?

Physicians interested in practicing medicine in Newfoundland and Labrador can now use physiciansappl.ca.  Read more...

UPDATED:  Personal Health Information Act and Medical Records

Find links to background information and other tools to help physicians meet PHIA requirements. Read more...

UPDATED:  Using Opioids to Treat Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Comprehensive, current information on the use of opioids to treat patients with chronic non-cancer pain safely and effectively.  Read More...

For The Public

Find a family physician taking new patients

Search the College's database to find  family physicians who are taking new patients.  You can search the list by community.  Find it here.

Making a complaint

More information on how to make a complaint is available here.

Discipline Information

Find information about hearings by the Disciplinary Panel, including summaries of Adjudication Tribunal decisions since 2005.

Opioid Information for Patients

Deciding to take or not to take opioid painkillers can be a complicated issue that  deserves careful consideration. Review this information and talk to your doctor to see if opioid painkillers are right for you.