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October 17, 2018  | Posted in:

Practice Standards and Professional Guidelines Update

Revisions have been made to the Cannabis for Medical Purposes, and the Prescribing Methadone practice standards; the revised versions have now been published to the College website. Additionally, all professional practice standards and guidelines are now available on a new document template to reflect updated formatting and visual style.

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October 15, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Consultation on Sale and Dispensing of Drugs by Physicians and Promotion and Sale of Products now open

The College is now gathering feedback, from both the public and the profession, on the following two practice standards: Sale and Dispensing of Drugs by Physicians and Promotion and Sale of Products. This consultation will run from October 15 - November 2, 2018.

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October 5, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Office closed on Monday, October 8

The College will be closed on Monday, October 8, 2018 for Thanksgiving.

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September 10, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Seeking physician feedback on the Prescribing Methadone standard

The College is now seeking feedback from physicians on the recently published Prescribing Methadone practice standard. The goal of this consultation is to assess the operability of the standard in practice. The consultation will be held from September 10 to 28, 2018. Physicians will receive an email with the survey link.

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August 27, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Notification of Bylaw Amendments: Section 1-7, Part 2 – Registration and Schedule A

The College Board approved amendments to section 1-7, Part 2 – Registration and Schedule A of the Bylaws made under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183 (HPA).

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August 24, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Notification of 2018 Annual General Meeting

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Friday, September 14, 2018.

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August 24, 2018  | Posted in: College News

Unlicensed medical practitioner found in contempt of court orders to stop practising medicine

Situations such as this serve to remind the public of the importance of seeing a regulated and licensed health professional. 

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August 15, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Office closed on Wednesday, August 15

The College is closed at 12 p.m. today and will resume business at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow.

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August 14, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Scientific American Pain Management now available

Registrants must be sure to click on the Logout button once they are finished reading the ebook, as the library has a single use copy only.  

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