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February 6, 2015  | Posted in: College News

Statement from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia regarding the Supreme Court Ruling on physician-assisted death

Today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada on the issue of physician-assisted death will be carefully reviewed by the College to determine if any changes or modifications to existing professional standards or guidelines are required.

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January 29, 2015  | Posted in: College News

College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia granted an injunction to cease unlawful practice of medicine

On January 28, 2015 in the late afternoon, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia entered the premises of an individual’s business to conduct a search and to seize all items believed to be used by her in the unlicensed practice of medicine.

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January 5, 2015  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Paul Eric Termansen

Dr. Paul Eric Termansen, a psychiatrist, has admitted to unprofessional conduct.

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September 19, 2014  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Danilo R. Vargas

Dr. Danilo R. Vargas, a specialist, has admitted to violating professional boundaries.

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September 16, 2014  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Kazem Khazamipour

Dr. Kazem Khazamipour, a family physician, has admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct.

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July 11, 2014  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Notification re: Dr. Charles William Gervais

Dr. Charles William Gervais, a diagnostic radiologist, has admitted to breaching the College Bylaws.

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July 8, 2014  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Notification re: Dr. Nazia Sadaf Niazi

Dr. Nazia Sadaf Niazi, a general practitioner, has admitted to acting in contravention of the professional and ethical obligations of a registrant of the College.

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July 2, 2014  | Posted in: College News

2014 Elected Officers and Executive Committee

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia has announced its 2014 elected officers and Executive Committee effective July1, 2014.

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June 26, 2014  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Interim order re: Dr. Paul Eric Termansen

The Inquiry Committee of the College imposed interim conditions on Dr. Paul Eric Termansen’s psychiatric practice, pursuant to section 35 of the Health Professions Act.

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May 29, 2014  | Posted in: College News

2014 Award of Excellence in Medical Practice

Four recipients have been presented with the Award of Excellence in Medical Practice.

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