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January 22, 2016  | Posted in: College News

College Board approves interim guidance for physician-assisted dying

The College Board has approved interim guidance for the profession on physician-assisted dying (PAD).

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November 25, 2015  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Gregory John Wicks

Dr. Gregory John Wicks, a general practitioner, has admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct.

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November 20, 2015  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Roy Alan Brown

Dr. Roy Alan Brown, a hospitalist, has admitted to breaching both the College’s prescribing standards and the Canadian Medical Association’s Code of Ethics.

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July 22, 2015  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. John Francis Joseph David Kinahan

Dr. Kinahan, a specialist in urology, has admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct by taking a photograph on his personal cellular phone without the patient’s consent.

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July 2, 2015  | Posted in: College News

2015 Elected Officers and Executive Committee

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia has announced its 2015 elected officers and Executive Committee effective July1, 2015.

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July 2, 2015  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Notification of reprimand re: Dr. Jamuna Lal Makhija

Dr. Jamuna Lal Makhija, a general practitioner, has admitted to breaching undertakings to cease performing and reading electrocardiograms in the management of his patients.

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June 23, 2015  | Posted in: College News

Regulators’ investigation into prescription fraud identifies 150 health professionals

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC and the College of Pharmacists of BC have each concluded separate investigations of prescription fraud in the Lower Mainland.

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May 28, 2015  | Posted in: College News

2015 Award of Excellence in Medical Practice

The College is pleased to announce that Dr. Peter L. Cooperberg has been presented with the 2015 Award of Excellence in Medical Practice.

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April 14, 2015  | Posted in: College News

2015 Elected Board of the College

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia is pleased to announce the results of the 2015 Board election.

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March 20, 2015  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia granted a permanent injunction for the unlawful practice of medicine

On March 19, 2015, the BC Supreme Court granted an Order prohibiting Ms. Anita Fofie of Dermix Institute of Aesthetic Medicine at 1721 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC, from providing medical services she is not authorized to perform.

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