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November 17, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Scheduled service disruption

The College will be undergoing a scheduled service update on Sunday, November 19, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

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November 7, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Notification of consultation

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia is inviting feedback on a revised practice standard: Safe Prescribing of Drugs with Potential for Misuse/Diversion.

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October 30, 2017  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Notification of reprimand re: Sam Gharbi

Dr. Sam Gharbi, a specialist in internal medicine, has been has been formally reprimanded pursuant to section 36(1)(c) of the Health Professions Act.

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October 17, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Upcoming website maintenance on October 17, 2017

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled maintenance on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Registrant profile updates, access to renewal tasks, and the Physician Directory will not be available starting Tuesday, October 17 at 4 p.m. until Wednesday, October 18 at 1 a.m.

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October 13, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Notification of Bylaw Amendment – Sections 1-27, 3-4, 3-5(5), 7-1 and 8-1

The College Board approved amendments to sections 1-27, 3-4, 3-5(5), 7-1 and 8-1 of the Bylaws made under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183 (HPA).

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October 4, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 5 | No. 5

September/October issue now available. Read it here.

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September 8, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Notification of Bylaw Amendment – Complaint Handling and Discipline

On January 27, 2017, the College Board approved amendments to Part 4, Section A of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183. (HPA).

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August 31, 2017  | Posted in:

Notification of Bylaw Amendment – Non-Hospital Medical and Surgical Facilities Program

The College has posted further amendments to the Non-Hospital Medical and Surgical Facilities Program – part 5, section A, sections 5-1 to 5-20 of the Bylaws made under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183. Feedback on the amendments can be provided to the College and the Ministry of Health by September 29, 2017.

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August 29, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Phone system maintenance

The College phone system will be undergoing a scheduled maintenance on Tuesday, August 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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August 28, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Patient experiences with referrals to specialists – share your experience

The College is partnering with PlaceSpeak to engage with members of the public on topics that are relevant to them as patients in British Columbia.

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