MAiD practice standard updated to align with new legislation

On March 17, 2021, the federal government passed Bill C-7, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying). This new legislation expands eligibility for medical assistance in dying (MAiD), modifies existing safeguards, adds new safeguards, introduces a waiver of final consent to
March 25, 2021

Provincial health officer updates order on eligible vaccinators

Dr. Bonnie Henry has updated the order Regulated and Unregulated Health Professionals SARS-CoV-2 Immunization to allow physicians who have been retired from practice for more than three years and eligible international medical graduates to provide COVID-19 immunizations under supervision of a health
March 17, 2021

Seeking public feedback on virtual care

The College is currently in the process of updating a practice standard that outlines the rules physicians and surgeons must follow when providing virtual medical care to patients in BC. To help guide the revisions to the practice standard, the College is interested in learning more about the public
March 08, 2021

Become a committee member

British Columbians are invited to contribute their knowledge, skills and expertise by sitting as members of College committees. All College committees are comprised of registrant and public members. Committee members are integral to ensuring the College delivers on its mandate to protect the public
March 08, 2021

Revised practice standard and professional guideline published

After a comprehensive review process, which involved consultations, outreach to multiple stakeholder groups, and review by the Patient Relations, Practice Standards and Ethics Committee, a revised practice standard and professional guideline have been published to the College website: • Photographic
February 26, 2021

Revised practice standard published

The Injection of Botulinum Toxin, Dermal Fillers and Venous Sclerotherapy practice standard has been revised to acknowledge that, following a registrant’s assessment of the patient, any nurse holding practising registration with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives may perform an injection given
February 22, 2021