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January 16, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Launching this spring: FAST EVIDENCE

The first Finding Answers: Systematic, Timely, Evidence-based (FAST EVIDENCE) course will take place on April 5, 2019 in Vancouver.

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January 15, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Consultation on Conflict of Interest practice standard now open

The College is currently seeking public and physician feedback on the revised Conflict of Interest practice standard. The consultation, which will include a brief survey, will be open from January 15 to 31, 2019.

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January 14, 2019  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Hearing notification re: Dr. Viem Chung Nguyen

The College will convene a hearing regarding Dr. Viem Chung Nguyen​ on February 12, 2019.

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January 2, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

College Bylaws updated

Schedule A and Schedule C of the College Bylaws have been updated.

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December 21, 2018  | Posted in:

Holiday closures 2018

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December 21, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements, College News

Public advisory of unlawful practice: Asten Nguyen Phong Nguyen

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) has been made aware that Asten Nguyen Phong Nguyen (“Dr. Nguyen Nguyen”) has been advertising his services as a surgeon operating out of Vancouver General Hospital, and asking prospective patients to pay him a deposit for their surgery. This individual has no affiliation with VCH, he is not registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia, and he is not authorized to practise medicine in the province.

 

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December 18, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements, College News

New/updated NHMSFAP standards

Please be advised that new/updated Non-Hospital Medical and Surgical Facilities Accreditation Program standards have been posted on the College website. 

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December 17, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

New resource on stress management available to College registrants

The College library collection contains several books on the strategies and techniques used to deal with stress.

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December 6, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 6 | No. 6

November/December issue now available. Read it here.

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November 29, 2018  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Donald Albert Sander

Dr. Donald Albert Sander admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct.

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