Interim order re: Dr. Stephen Craig Malthouse

A panel of the Inquiry Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC made an interim order pursuant to section 35(1) of the Health Professions Act suspending Dr. Stephen Craig Malthouse from practising medicine during the investigation of file IC 2022-0323.
March 28, 2022

Notification of Bylaw Amendments: Section 7-4

The Board resolved to make further amendments to section 7-4 of the Bylaws. The revised bylaw amendment will be posted for a 60-day period, providing registrants and other interested parties the opportunity to review and comment.
March 11, 2022

Medical Assistance in Dying Provincial Forms Updated

On February 25, 2022, the Ministry of Health released updated provincial forms for medical assistance in dying (MAiD) in BC. As of February 28, 2022, the expectation is that patients and MAiD providers will use the updated forms for all new MAiD cases; however, providers will be allowed to continue using the older version of the forms for pre-existing cases.
February 25, 2022

Citation re: Dr. Charles Douglas Hoffe

A citation has been issued for Dr. Charles Douglas Hoffe, a family physician practising in or around Lytton and Kamloops, BC. A Discipline Committee Panel will be appointed to conduct a hearing to inquire into Dr. Hoffe’s alleged misconduct, namely that, in or around April 2021 and after, Dr. Hoffe
February 22, 2022