Concerns about a Respiratory Therapist

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

Concerns regarding a Respiratory Therapist should be reported to the Registrar by calling 902-221-2678, or emailing, or by a written complaint. A written complaint should include the following information:

  • The members name and location 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);

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

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

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