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March 26, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 8 | No. 2

March/April 2020 issue now available. Read it here.

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March 23, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

College Bylaws updated

Section 2-5 and Schedule A of the College Bylaws have been updated, effective March 23, 2020.

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March 20, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Revised Practice Standard and Professional Guideline Published

The Telemedicine practice standard and Referral-Consultation Process professional guideline have been revised to clarify that patients who are referred to specialists via telemedicine must be adequately investigated and treated before the referral is sent. 

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March 4, 2020  | Posted in: College News

An undercover operation reveals unlawful practice of medicine continuing despite previous court orders to stop

On February 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of BC granted the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC an order to enter and search a property in Vancouver where Ms. Maria Ezzati, who is not a registered or licensed health professional, was suspected of storing cosmetic medical injectables. The search was conducted on February 20, 2020 by private investigators accompanied by Vancouver police officers.

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February 19, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Website maintenance – February 19

The College website will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on February 19, 2020.

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February 19, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Upcoming PubMed interface change

At the end of February, PubMed will switch to a new interface.

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February 12, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Cannabis Standard Revised

The Cannabis for Medical Purposes practice standard has been updated to align with Health Canada's protocol amendments. View the revised standard here.

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February 10, 2020  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Hearing notification re: Dr. Khomotso Dawn Papo

The College will convene a hearing regarding Dr. Khomotso Dawn Papo​ on Monday, February 24, 2020.

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February 7, 2020  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Daljit Singh Herar

Dr. Daljit Singh Herar admitted that he breached conditions which had been imposed on his practice.

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February 5, 2020  | Posted in: Announcements

Revised Practice Standard Published

The Reporting a Child in Need of Protection practice standard has been revised so that the content remains current. View the revised standard here

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