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March 15, 2018  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

College granted permanent injunction for unlawful practice of medicine

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC has been granted an order by the BC Supreme Court prohibiting Damy Tan (also known as Christina Sun) from providing, advertising or charging a fee for services related to mole removal so long as she remains a person who is not a registrant of the College.

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March 13, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

College Bylaws Amendment: Sections 1-27, 3-4, 3-5(5), 7-1 and 8-1

Sections 1-27, 3-4, 3-5(5), 7-1 and 8-1 of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act (HPA) has been amended and updated.

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March 1, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Important notice regarding applications for registration during the spring and summer

Due to the high volume of applications expected from graduating residents over the next few months, the following timelines for registration and licensure are in place:

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February 26, 2018  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Lyn Melvina Killick

Dr. Lyn Melvina Killick, a psychiatrist, admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct.

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February 9, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 6 | No. 1

January/February issue now available. Read it here.

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February 6, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

New Bylaws: Complaint Handling and Discipline

Part 4, Section A of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act (HPA) has been amended and updated.

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February 5, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Website maintenance on February 5

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled service update on Monday, February 5, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

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January 26, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Website maintenance on January 27

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled service update on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

New reprocessing requirements for ultrasound probes

The Ministry of Health has directed that the Provincial Infection Control Network of BC’s Recommendations for Cleaning and Disinfection in Medical Ultrasound to Prevent Human Papillomavirus Transmission must be implemented as soon as possible and no later than July 31, 2018.

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January 12, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Website maintenance on January 13 from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled service update on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

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