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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
August 06, 2020

Response to allegations of racism in the ER

The College has been made aware of the horrific allegations of racism towards Indigenous people involving a “game” to guess the blood alcohol content of patients coming into the ER, and Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s investigation into the matter, as reported by Minister Adrian Dix today. The
June 19, 2020

College Bylaws updated

Section 2-24 and Schedule "A" of the College Bylaws have been updated, effective May 29, 2020. The new section 2-24 of the Bylaws will allow eligible practitioners with some medical training to be registered on a restricted class of registration called the “associate physician class” to provide a
June 01, 2020

Associate physician—a new class of registration

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC drafted new Bylaws in 2019 to allow practitioners with some medical training to work under supervision in acute care settings to increase capacity and service delivery. The proposed new class of registration—“associate physician”—is similar to other
April 02, 2020