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NOTICE – Change in the issuance of Specialty Licences

Specialist will be issued a separate sub specialty licence. You will be charged an additional fee for the issuance of a sub-specialty licence.

Physicians who have obtained Master’s Degrees in sub-specialty areas. Additionally qualifications including Master’s Degrees would be issued a General Medical Practice Licence only.

Dr. Baldwin Carey
The Bahamas Medical Council has learned of the sudden passing of Dr. Baldwin Carey a senior Obstetrics and Gynaecology Consultant for more than 50 years and past Chairman of the Bahamas Medical Council. Dr. Carey made a significant contribution to health care in The Bahamas, in particular maternal and child care. He will be remembered as an expert in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, a Public Health Specialist and a great human being. The medical community wishes to express its sympathy to his wife, children and the family.

Dr. Bernard Nottage
The Bahamas Medical Council and the country mourn the passing of Dr. Bernard J. Nottage,immediate past Minister of National Security. Dr. Nottage was a renowned Obstetrics and Gynaecology Specialist and an exemplary public servant. He was a founding member of the Doctors Union, President of the Medical Association of the Bahamas, Council member and Minister of Health. Dr. Nottage was Chair of the Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP) – CARICOM, The Caribbean Family Life and Education Program, Chair of the CARICOM Ministers of Health and representative at the PAN American Society Conferences and The World Health Assembly. The medical community will miss this outstanding clinician, politician and a great humanitarian. We express sympathy to his wife, children and the family.

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