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On November 27, 2022, the BC government announced plans to increase the number of international medical graduates (IMGs) practising in BC by expanding the Practice Ready Assessment program, introducing a new associate physician class of licensure that will allow for some IMGs who are not eligible
November 28, 2022
Section 1-15(3), section 2-7, and Part 2, Section B of the College Bylaws have been updated, effective November 28, 2022.
November 28, 2022
On October 19, 2022, the BC Minister of Health introduced new legislation to replace the Health Professions Act, the umbrella statute by which the government has established a common regulatory system for the province's health professions.
November 25, 2022
Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice recently published a special themed issue on chronic pain management. Selected articles are being featured in Cites & Bytes. Registrants can see the table of contents to peruse the full list and access the articles (login is required).
November 22, 2022
The hearing of the citation issued for Dr. Charles Douglas Hoffe, a family physician practising in or around Lytton and Kamloops, BC, has been scheduled for February 13 to 17, 21 to 24, and 27, 2023.
November 21, 2022
Dr. Gustavo Jose Carvalho has been issued a disciplinary citation pursuant to section 33(4) of the Health Professions Act. The full notification is available here.
November 16, 2022
On November 2, 2022, the College Board approved amendments to the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183, specifically related to registration.
November 04, 2022
Dr. Rafet Jhameel has been transferred to the Conditional – Disciplined class of registration.
October 24, 2022
The Advertising and Communication with the Public practice standard has been updated and on October 21, 2022, was endorsed by the Executive Committee for publication.
October 21, 2022