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
November 6, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Website maintenance - 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled service update on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 between 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

November 1, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Medical Assistance in Dying: changes to reporting requirements

As of November 1, 2018, new federal and provincial reporting requirements for Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) are in effect. The College’s Medical Assistance in Dying practice standard has been updated to reflect the new requirements.

October 19, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Crohn’s disease resource available to College registrants

For registrants who are, or anticipate, treating patients affected by Crohn’s disease, a new ebook is available through the College library.

October 17, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Practice Standards and Professional Guidelines Update

Revisions have been made to the Cannabis for Medical Purposes, and the Prescribing Methadone practice standards; the revised versions have now been published to the College website. Additionally, all professional practice standards and guidelines are now available on a new document template to reflect updated formatting and visual style.

October 15, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Consultation on Sale and Dispensing of Drugs by Physicians and Promotion and Sale of Products now open

The College is now gathering feedback, from both the public and the profession, on the following two practice standards: Sale and Dispensing of Drugs by Physicians and Promotion and Sale of Products. This consultation will run from October 15 - November 2, 2018.

October 5, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Office closed on Monday, October 8

The College will be closed on Monday, October 8, 2018 for Thanksgiving.

September 10, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Seeking physician feedback on the Prescribing Methadone standard

The College is now seeking feedback from physicians on the recently published Prescribing Methadone practice standard. The goal of this consultation is to assess the operability of the standard in practice. The consultation will be held from September 10 to 28, 2018. Physicians will receive an email with the survey link.

August 27, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Notification of Bylaw Amendments: Section 1-7, Part 2 – Registration and Schedule A

The College Board approved amendments to section 1-7, Part 2 – Registration and Schedule A of the Bylaws made under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183 (HPA).

August 24, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Notification of 2018 Annual General Meeting

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Friday, September 14, 2018.