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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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March 12, 2015  | Posted in: Announcements

College Bylaw: Assessment Class of Registration

In support of the Practice Ready Assessment – British Columbia (PRA-BC) program, the College has amended sections 2-9, 2-40 to 2-43 and Schedule A of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183 to include a new assessment class of registration.

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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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December 29, 2014  | Posted in: Announcements

College Bylaws

Schedule A of the College Bylaws has been updated.

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December 22, 2014  | Posted in: Announcements

Holiday Closures 2014

The College will be closed for the holiday season on various dates.

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October 9, 2014  | Posted in: Announcements

College Bylaw Amendment

On September 25, 2014, in support of the Practice Ready Assessment – British Columbia (PRA-BC) pilot program, the College Board approved amendments to sections 2-9, 2-40 to 2-43 and Schedule A of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183.

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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 18, 2014  | Posted in: Announcements

College participates in public awareness campaign

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia, a member of Health Profession Regulators of BC, is pleased to participate in the public awareness campaign "Care Safe Trust."

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