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June 25, 2019  | Posted in: College News

The Board of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC names its first-ever public member as president

Mr. Bruce Bell has been elected president by members of the Board of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia for a one-year term beginning July 1, 2019. Mr. Bell is the first public member to ever serve as president of the Board.

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June 24, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College 2018/19 Annual Report

The College is pleased to announce that the 2018/19 Annual Report, audited financial statements and committee chair reports have been published on the College website.

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June 21, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Now published: three revised practice standards

The College has published three revised practice standards: (1) Charging for Uninsured Services, (2) Medical Records, Data Stewardship and Confidentiality of Personal Health Information, and (3) Sale and Dispensing of Drugs

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June 20, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Keeping current with EvidenceAlerts

EvidenceAlerts is a free service that updates specialists and family practitioners on new clinical publications. 

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June 6, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 7 | No. 3

May/June 2019 issue now available. Read it here.

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June 4, 2019  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Daniel Archie Buie

Dr. Daniel Archie Buie admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct by breaching the conditions placed on his practice.

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May 24, 2019  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Notification of reprimand re: Dr. Ian Barry Woods

Dr. Ian Barry Woods, a family physician, has been formally reprimanded pursuant to section 36(1)(c) of the Health Professions Act.

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May 17, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Four revised practice standards now published

After a comprehensive review process, which involved consultations and outreach to multiple stakeholder groups, the Patient Relations, Practice Standards and Ethics Committee presented four revised practice standards to the Board for endorsement and approval. These practice standards have now been published to the College website. 

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May 17, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Office closed on Monday, May 20

The College will be closed on Monday, May 20, 2019 for Victoria Day.

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May 15, 2019  | Posted in: Announcements

Now available: public survey on physician advertising practices

The College is seeking public input to learn about the experiences and expectations patients have in relation to physicians’ advertising practices.

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