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When reporting on regulatory actions, please provide the name and location of the physician in full in order to avoid confusion with any other physician who may have a similar name or initials. For media inquiries, please contact communications and public affairs at communications@cpsbc.ca.
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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March 8, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Important notice regarding applications for registration during the spring and summer

Due to the high volume of applications expected from graduating residents over the next few months, the following timelines for registration and licensure are in place:

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March 8, 2019  | Posted in: College News

College granted injunction against unlicensed practitioner in Lions Bay

On February 22, 2019, the BC Supreme Court granted the College a permanent injunction enjoining and restraining Ms. Minoo Iromloo from offering or providing services that may only be provided by a registrant of the College.

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March 4, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Promotion and Sale of Medical Supplies and Devices practice standard published

The revised document will replace the previous Promotion and Sale of Products practice standard.

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March 4, 2019  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Notification of reprimand re: Dr. Ali Ghahary

Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician, has been formally reprimanded pursuant to section 36(1)(c) of the Health Professions Act.

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February 26, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Notification of consultation: procedural pain management accreditation standards

The College is currently seeking feedback on draft procedural pain management accreditation standards. The consultation will be open until May 27, 2019. 

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