On the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC would like to recognize the tragic legacy of residential schools and acknowledge the ongoing impact of colonization on Indigenous Peoples. The College encourages registrants to observe this
September 30, 2022
A citation has been issued for Dr. Daniel Yoshio Nagase, a family physician and former registrant of the College.
September 29, 2022
Information for prescribers: changes to pharmacists’ authority to renew prescriptions, prescribe and administer medications
Working in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the College of Pharmacists of BC (CPBC) has approved changes to permit pharmacists in BC to administer a wider range of drugs by injection and intranasal route, and to adapt existing prescriptions for a wider range of drugs and conditions.
September 29, 2022
The College is currently in the process of updating a practice standard that outlines when it is acceptable for a physician or surgeon to advertise and promote their services to the public, and the rules they must follow when doing so.
September 01, 2022
The Board resolved to make further amendments to section 1-23 of the Bylaws. The revised bylaw amendment will be posted for a 21-day period, providing registrants and other interested parties the opportunity to review and comment.
August 29, 2022
The Accreditation Programs are currently exploring the possibility of transitioning to a new end-to-end accreditation software solution that replaces and enhances the existing system. A request for information (RFI) has been posted to BC Bid to seek information from the industry on its ability to
August 10, 2022
Read the July/August 2022 issue of the College Connector.
August 03, 2022
The Prescribing Methadone practice standard has been updated to remove the requirement for mandatory training when prescribing methadone for analgesia. Additionally, the standard was updated to note that prescriptions are to be written on the new harmonized duplicate pad.
July 29, 2022
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC and the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) stand united against forced and coerced sterilization.
July 12, 2022
The College is pleased to announce that the 2021/22 Annual Report, audited financial statements and committee reports have been published on the College website.
June 23, 2022
College and BCCNM mark National Indigenous Peoples Day with video series to support culturally safe care
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC and the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) are marking National Indigenous Peoples Day with the launch of a series of educational videos to support registrants to deliver culturally safe care to Indigenous patients and clients.
June 21, 2022
The College is currently in the process of creating a practice standard that outlines how a physician or surgeon manages tests and test results.
June 15, 2022