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August 11, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Board appointment for newly amalgamated College

​The Minister of Health has appointed the Board for the newly amalgamated College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia and College of Podiatric Surgeons of British Columbia. The amalgamated colleges will continue under the name: College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.

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August 11, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Office closed at noon on Wednesday, August 12

The College will be closed tomorrow afternoon (August 12, 2020) starting at 12 p.m. We will resume business Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.

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August 6, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 8 | No. 4

July/August 2020 issue now available. Read it here.

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August 6, 2020  | Posted in: College News

Update to Maria Ezzati unlawful practice case

On August 5, 2020, Ms. Maria Ezzati appeared in BC Supreme Court and admitted to being in contempt of court by injecting people with Botox and dermal fillers, which violated an injunction prohibiting her from providing any service that may only be provided by a registrant of the College. Ms. Ezzati’s sentence hearing has been adjourned to a date yet to be determined. 

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July 30, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

College closed on Monday, August 3

The College will be closed on Monday, August 3, 2020 for BC Day.

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July 22, 2020  | Posted in:

Physician directory error message

While using the physician directory, if you encounter an error message that says "An illegal choice has been detected," ensure that one practice type or All is selected under Practice Type and click Search again. If the issue persists, please contact a College services representative at 1-800-461-3008 ext. 4.

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July 22, 2020  | Posted in:

New: Information and FAQs on amalgamation with CPodSBC

The College has published a web page with information on the amalgamation of the College of Podiatric Surgeons of BC (CPodSBC), including a list of answers to frequently asked questions for podiatric surgeons. The web page can be found here or by visiting the "For Physicians" section of the website.

 

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July 10, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Seeking feedback on a new patient resource: Reporting Sexual Misconduct

The College is seeking public input on a new patient resource: Reporting Sexual Misconduct. Members of the public can participate in the survey here.

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July 9, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

2 Minute Medicine

2 Minute Medicine® provides concise summaries and ratings of recent studies, with a focus on the objective qualities of the study. To access them, on the Books and Journals page, click on AccessMedicine, enter your College login, and then click the Quick Reference menu and choose 2 Minute Medicine®. Once you have logged in to AccessMedicine via the College website, it is possible to sign up for 2 Minute Medicine® alerts by creating a personal AccessMedicine account.

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June 23, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Important notice regarding Sublocade

Sublocade is an extended-release formulation of buprenorphine for the management of opioid use disorder that was made available in British Columbia on April 30, 2020, through Pharmacare Special Authority.

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