By Thursday, seven doctors will be reinstated by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick, despite failing to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, including four family doctors and three specialists. (Kamon_Wongnon/Shutterstock)
College of Physicians and Surgeons reverses policy after government drops its vaccine mandate for employees
April 9, 2022
A handful of New Brunswick doctors who were suspended more than four months ago for being unvaccinated against COVID-19 or failing to provide proof can again practise medicine.
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick has reinstated five of the nine doctors, including one specialist and four family doctors, registrar Dr. Ed Schollenberg confirmed Wednesday.
Two other specialists are expected to be reinstated on Thursday, he said.
One family doctor has decided to leave the province.
The college has not yet heard from the other family doctor about whether they plan to return to practice, Schollenberg said.
When the doctors were suspended, Schollenberg said physicians have to lead by example and also not put their patients’ health in jeopardy.
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