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October 2, 2015  | Posted in: Announcements

Website Maintenance

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled maintenance on Saturday, October 3 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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September 21, 2015  | Posted in: Announcements

BC Health Regulators launch public safety campaign “Saying you are one doesn’t make you one”

Today the BC Health Regulators, representing  26 regulated health professions governed by 23 colleges, and over 100,000 health professionals, is pleased to announce the launch of its public awareness campaign “Saying you are one doesn’t make you one.”

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July 22, 2015  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. John Francis Joseph David Kinahan

Dr. Kinahan, a specialist in urology, has admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct by taking a photograph on his personal cellular phone without the patient’s consent.

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July 2, 2015  | Posted in: College News

2015 Elected Officers and Executive Committee

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia has announced its 2015 elected officers and Executive Committee effective July1, 2015.

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July 2, 2015  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Notification of reprimand re: Dr. Jamuna Lal Makhija

Dr. Jamuna Lal Makhija, a general practitioner, has admitted to breaching undertakings to cease performing and reading electrocardiograms in the management of his patients.

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June 23, 2015  | Posted in: College News

Regulators’ investigation into prescription fraud identifies 150 health professionals

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC and the College of Pharmacists of BC have each concluded separate investigations of prescription fraud in the Lower Mainland.

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May 28, 2015  | Posted in: College News

2015 Award of Excellence in Medical Practice

The College is pleased to announce that Dr. Peter L. Cooperberg has been presented with the 2015 Award of Excellence in Medical Practice.

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April 29, 2015  | Posted in: Announcements

Website Maintenance

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled maintenance on April 30, 2015.

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April 16, 2015  | Posted in: Announcements

College Bylaw Amendment

On January 30, 2015 and March 27, 2015, the College Board approved amendments to sections 1-16, 1-18, 1-19, 1-20, 1-22, 1-23, 1-24, and 1-27 and the creation of a new section, Part 9 of the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183 (HPA).

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April 14, 2015  | Posted in: College News

2015 Elected Board of the College

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia is pleased to announce the results of the 2015 Board election.

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