The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador (CPSNL) grants medical licences that are needed for independent practice.
You must register with WorkplaceNL to bill for workplace compensation claims.
Requirements for hospital privileges are determined by health authorities; each may have different policies and requirements. Generally, copies of the following documents are required:
The NLMA is a non-profit professional organization funded primarily by its members. The NLMA represents the views of physicians in the province with governments, the media, and the public. It also advocates on behalf of all patients for a fair and equitable health care system in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Practice NL website has resources for anyone hoping to start a practice in Newfoundland and Labrador. It has links to jobs available across all health authorities. It also has links to recruiters in each area, who may be able to help with opportunities in the fee-for-service world. In addition, there are Facebook groups where physicians advertise opportunities for locums and practices.