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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.
January 26, 2016  | Posted in: Announcements

Phone System Maintenance

The College phone system will be undergoing a scheduled maintenance on Tuesday, January 26 at 12:10 p.m. for 15 minutes.

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January 22, 2016  | Posted in: College News

College Board approves interim guidance for physician-assisted dying

The College Board has approved interim guidance for the profession on physician-assisted dying (PAD).

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December 30, 2015  | Posted in: Announcements

College Bylaws

Schedule A of the College Bylaws has been updated.

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December 21, 2015  | Posted in: Announcements

Holiday closures 2015

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

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November 25, 2015  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Gregory John Wicks

Dr. Gregory John Wicks, a general practitioner, has admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct.

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November 20, 2015  | Posted in: College News, Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Roy Alan Brown

Dr. Roy Alan Brown, a hospitalist, has admitted to breaching both the College’s prescribing standards and the Canadian Medical Association’s Code of Ethics.

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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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