On October 19, 2022, the BC Minister of Health introduced new legislation to replace the Health Professions Act, the umbrella statute by which the government has established a common regulatory system for the province's health professions.
November 25, 2022
On November 2, 2022, the College Board approved amendments to the Bylaws under the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c.183, specifically related to registration.
November 04, 2022
The Advertising and Communication with the Public practice standard has been updated and on October 21, 2022, was endorsed by the Executive Committee for publication.
October 21, 2022
The Accreditation Programs are seeking a software solution that enhances the existing functionalities of the current systems.
October 06, 2022
Read the September/October 2022 issue of the College Connector.
October 05, 2022
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.
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