What's New

Wednesday, April 02, 2014
 The College has issued a new advisory and guideline on marihuana for medical purposes. Go...

Monday, March 31, 2014
[Government of Canada news release] March 31, 2014 Ottawa, ON - Marijuana is not...

Thursday, March 20, 2014
The Council of the College approved a new policy on blood-borne pathogens on January 11,...

For Physicians

Interested in practicing medicine in Newfoundland and Labrador?

Physicians interested in practicing medicine in Newfoundland and Labrador can ask the College to conduct a Pre-Application Assessment online.  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.