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December 6, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 5 | No. 6

November/December issue now available. Read it here.

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November 28, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Revised and updated – Physician Privacy Toolkit

To assist physicians in meeting their obligations under the Personal Information Protection Act, SBC 2003, c.63 in this digital age, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia (OIPC), the Doctors of BC, and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC have partnered to update the BC Physician Privacy Toolkit, which was originally published in 2004 and subsequently updated in 2009.

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November 17, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Scheduled service disruption

The College will be undergoing a scheduled service update on Sunday, November 19, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

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November 7, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Notification of consultation

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia is inviting feedback on a revised practice standard: Safe Prescribing of Drugs with Potential for Misuse/Diversion.

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October 30, 2017  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Notification of reprimand re: Sam Gharbi

Dr. Sam Gharbi, a specialist in internal medicine, has been has been formally reprimanded pursuant to section 36(1)(c) of the Health Professions Act.

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October 17, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Upcoming website maintenance on October 17, 2017

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled maintenance on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Registrant profile updates, access to renewal tasks, and the Physician Directory will not be available starting Tuesday, October 17 at 4 p.m. until Wednesday, October 18 at 1 a.m.

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October 13, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Notification of Bylaw Amendment – Sections 1-27, 3-4, 3-5(5), 7-1 and 8-1

The College Board approved amendments to sections 1-27, 3-4, 3-5(5), 7-1 and 8-1 of the Bylaws made under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183 (HPA).

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October 4, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 5 | No. 5

September/October issue now available. Read it here.

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September 8, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Notification of Bylaw Amendment – Complaint Handling and Discipline

On January 27, 2017, the College Board approved amendments to Part 4, Section A of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183. (HPA).

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August 31, 2017  | Posted in:

Notification of Bylaw Amendment – Non-Hospital Medical and Surgical Facilities Program

The College has posted further amendments to the Non-Hospital Medical and Surgical Facilities Program – part 5, section A, sections 5-1 to 5-20 of the Bylaws made under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183. Feedback on the amendments can be provided to the College and the Ministry of Health by September 29, 2017.

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