Emergency Registration and Licensure

An emergency registration and licence may be issued to qualified individuals where there is an immediate need for registered nursing services, including nurse practitioners due to an actual or potential threat to public safety, health or welfare (e.g., public health emergency).

Emergency Registration and Licensure

Emergency licences may be issued in two categories:


Emergency Licence (“EL”) A licence issued to practice nursing in Newfoundland and Labrador without conditions during the COVID19 pandemic response for a time limited period, as a registered nurse or nurse practitioner in accordance with the Registered Nurses Act (2008) and Registered Nurses Regulations (2013).


Emergency Licence with conditions (“EL-C”) – A licence issued to practice nursing in Newfoundland and Labrador with conditions during the COVID-19 response for a time limited period, as a registered nurse or nurse practitioner in accordance with the Registered Nurses Act (2008) and Registered Nurses Regulations (2013).

The following Registered Nurses (RN) currently hold an Emergency Licence:

NameRegistration
Number
Effective DateExpiry Date
Eleanor Fowler10521June 21, 2021December 22, 2021
Michelle Lane16217July 15, 2021January 16, 2022
Melinda Mews13739June 21, 2021December 27, 2021
Mary O’Brien9189May 17, 2021December 7, 2021
Carmel Peart104781September 15, 2021December 15, 2021
Heather Pitcher15391October 19, 2021January 19, 2022
Rhonda Sheppard13074June 21, 2021December 29, 2021
Note: the list of Emergency Licence holders is updated regularly during business hours.

There currently are no NP Emergency Licence holders.


Note: the list of Emergency Licence holders is updated regularly during business hours.