Concerns about a Respiratory Therapist

The Nova Scotia College of Respiratory Therapists (NSCRT) will investigate all complaints about Respiratory Therapists it receives from the general public, patients, clients, fellow Respiratory Therapists, employers, and other health care professionals. Complaints may be related to a Respiratory Therapist's professional conduct or general conduct if it is unbecoming to the profession or competence related to physical, mental or medical capacity to practice Respiratory Therapy.

The NSCRT investigates all complaints and processes them through the Registrar, the Complaints Committee, and the Professional Conduct Committee. The Respiratory Therapists Act and Regulations establish the requirements of each person involved in processing a complaint.

Submitting a concern:

Concerns regarding a Respiratory Therapist should be sent by email to or by a written complaint.  Written complaints should be marked confidential and addressed to the Registrar at:

Nova Scotia College of Respiratory Therapists
1959 Upper Water Street, Suite 1301
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 3N2

If you would like to speak to someone before submitting a concern, please contact the Registrar by calling 902-423-3229.

A written complaint should include the following information:

  • The member's name and place of employment;
  • Your name and contact address and phone numbers;
  • The date, location, and description of incident(s);
  • Names of and contact information of any witnesses to the incident(s);

When the complaint is received you will be contacted by the Registrar.

Disciplinary Decisions

File a Concern/Complaint Online

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1959 Upper Water Street, Suite 1301
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 3N2