News

When reporting on regulatory actions, please provide the name and location of the physician in full in order to avoid confusion with any other physician who may have a similar name or initials. For media inquiries, please contact communications and public affairs at communications@cpsbc.ca.
October 21, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Applicants requiring a new licence

Important notice to all applicants requiring a new licence with an effective date between December 23, 2016 to January 2, 2017: please be advised that you must apply for registration and licensure by November 2, 2016, and provide all required supporting documentation to the College (e.g. references, certificates of professional conduct) by December 7, 2016.

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October 20, 2016  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Notification of reprimand re: Dr. Donald Albert Sander

Dr. Donald A. Sander, a family physician, has acknowledged and admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct by failing to comply with the College’s standard on the timely transfer of medical records to another physician.

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October 11, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Website Maintenance

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled maintenance on Tuesday, October 11 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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October 11, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 4 | No. 5

September/October issue now available.

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October 6, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

College releases new infographic to explain the complaints process

The College has released a new infographic to help patients better understand and navigate through the process for filing a complaint against a BC physician.

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September 6, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Application for medical registration now accepted by British Columbia

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Colombia is now accepting applications for medical registration through physiciansapply.ca.

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August 31, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Early office closure notification

Please be advised that the College's office will be closing early on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

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August 12, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

College Bylaw Amendment: Section 1-8

On April 1, 2016, the College Board approved amendments to section 1-8 of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183.

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August 8, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 4 | No. 4

July/August issue now available.

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August 3, 2016  | Posted in: College News

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

On July 21, 2016, the BC Supreme Court granted an Order prohibiting Mobile Life Imaging LLC (MLI) and Mr. Randy Spielvogel, both of North Dakota, USA, from providing any service, or facilitating the provision of any service, that may only be provided by a registrant of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC, and that may only be performed in a facility accredited by the College’s Diagnostic Accreditation Program (DAP); using any titles reserved exclusively to registrants of the College in British Columbia; and using any name, title, description or abbreviation of a name or title that expresses or implies that he is a registrant of or associated with the College.

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