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October 11, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Website Maintenance

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled maintenance on Tuesday, October 11 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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October 11, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 4 | No. 5

September/October issue now available.

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October 6, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

College releases new infographic to explain the complaints process

The College has released a new infographic to help patients better understand and navigate through the process for filing a complaint against a BC physician.

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September 6, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Application for medical registration now accepted by British Columbia

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Colombia is now accepting applications for medical registration through physiciansapply.ca.

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August 31, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Early office closure notification

Please be advised that the College's office will be closing early on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

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August 12, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

College Bylaw Amendment: Section 1-8

On April 1, 2016, the College Board approved amendments to section 1-8 of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183.

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August 8, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 4 | No. 4

July/August issue now available.

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July 6, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

New guideline for prescribing methadone and buprenorphine released

The College has released a new guideline to assist physicians who wish to prescribe Suboxone® to treat patients with opioid use disorders.

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July 4, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Important notice regarding Suboxone®

In order to allow for greater patient access to opioid substitution treatment in British Columbia, as of July 1, 2016 physicians will no longer be required to hold an exemption to prescribe methadone for opioid use disorder prior to being able to prescribe Suboxone® (sublingual buprenorphine/naloxone), or its generic versions.

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June 27, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College 2015/16 Annual Report

The College is pleased to announce that the 2015/16 Annual Report, audited financial statements and committee chair reports have been published on the College website.

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