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April 18, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Office closed on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22

The College will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019 for Good Friday and Monday, April 22, 2019 for Easter Monday.

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April 10, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Consultation on Charging Fees to Patients practice standard now open

The College is inviting feedback from the public to help shape the Charging Fees to Patients practice standard. 

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April 8, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

2019 Elected Board of the College

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 Board election.

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April 5, 2019  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Gregory Lorne Phillips

Dr. Gregory Lorne Phillips admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct.

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April 5, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 7 | No. 2

March/April 2019 issue now available. Read it here.

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April 2, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Minor updates to MAiD forms

The Ministry of Health has made minor updates to the provincial forms for Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) in response to feedback from practitioners.

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April 1, 2019  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Viem Chung Nguyen

Dr. Viem Chung Nguyen admitted that he failed to respond to multiple communications from the College, contrary to section 4-11 of the Bylaws made under the Health Professions Act.

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March 22, 2019  | Posted in: College News

College granted injunction against West Vancouver unlicensed practitioner

On March 11, 2019, the BC Supreme Court granted the College an injunction enjoining and restraining Mr. Mehran Ghoreishi also known as Seyed Mohammadmehran Ghoreishi from engaging in the unlawful practice of medicine.

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March 22, 2019  | Posted in: College News

College granted injunction against unlicensed practitioner in Burnaby

On February 27, 2019, the BC Supreme Court granted the College a permanent injunction enjoining and restraining Mr. Kamran Asgari and Ideal Skin Laser and Wellness Inc. from offering or providing services that may only be provided by a registrant of the College.

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March 14, 2019  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Notification of reprimand: Physician-2019-a

A physician has made admissions related to the unauthorized access to electronic medical records.

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