May 29, 2014   | Posted in:

2014 Award of Excellence in Medical Practice

Every year the College Board, through a peer nominations process, recognizes outstanding physicians who have made an exceptional contribution to the practice of medicine in teaching, research, clinical practice, administration or health advocacy. The recipients are presented with an Award of Excellence in Medical Practice at the annual president’s dinner.

2014 award recipients:

  • Oscar G. Casiro, MD, FRCPC – Victoria, BC
  • Noel Donnelly, MD, FRCSC – Williams Lake, BC
  • L. Jean Hlady, MD, FRCPC – Vancouver, BC
  • Robin R.R. Love, MD, FCFP – Nanaimo, BC


L to R: Dr. Robin R.R. Love, Dr. Lawrence C. Jewett (President), Dr. Noel Donnelly, Dr. Oscar G. Casiro; Absent: Dr. L. Jean Hlady

The full media release is available here.

March 24, 2014   | Posted in: ,

Notice re: Dr. Charles Richard Myers

Dr. Charles Richard Myers, a general practitioner, has admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct.

The full disciplinary action is available here.

March 17, 2014   | Posted in: ,

Notification re: Dr. Herbert Lenard Domke

Dr. Herbert Lenard Domke, a general practitioner, has admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct.

The full notification is available here.

February 03, 2014   | Posted in:

BC’s health profession regulators join together to form a society for enhanced patient safety

British Columbia’s 26 regulated health professions, governed by 22 colleges under the Health Professions Act, and one under the Social Workers Act, have incorporated under the Society Act to become the Health Profession Regulators of BC Society.

The full news release is available here.

January 15, 2014   | Posted in: ,

Notice re: Dr. Timothy Grant Wright

Dr. Timothy Grant Wright, a general practitioner, has admitted to unprofessional conduct.

The full disciplinary action is available here.

January 13, 2014   | Posted in:

Changes to methadone formula coming Feb. 1, 2014

Beginning February 1, 2014, the current methadone formula dispensed by pharmacists will change. British Columbia will transition to a new methadone formula, called Methadose, which provides a safer, more consistent treatment for patients, but with ten times the strength of the current formula.

The full information bulletin is available here.

Download the methadone poster here.

 

January 07, 2014   | Posted in: ,

Notice re: Dr. Earl David Hardin

Dr. Earl David Hardin, a psychiatrist, has admitted to unprofessional conduct.

The full disciplinary action is available here.

January 02, 2014   | Posted in:

College Bylaws

Schedule A of the College Bylaws has been updated.

September 16, 2013   | Posted in:

Our Purpose, Your Safety

British Columbia’s 23 health regulators have collaborated on the development of an awareness campaign to deliver an important public message about the role of professional self-regulation. The campaign is designed to raise people's awareness about which health professions are regulated, why it is important to check the credentials and ensure that the health professional they choose to see is regulated, and inform them what can be done if they have concerns about the care they receive.

The campaign was launched on September 16, 2013. Elements of the campaign include transit shelter ads, articles and ads in community papers, television closed-captioning messages, and the launch of a new website at www.bchealthregulators.ca. Materials will be delivered in English, French, Spanish, Cantonese/Mandarin, Punjabi, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Farsi.

July 04, 2013   | Posted in:

Introducing the College Connector

The College is pleased to introduce its new electronic newsletter, the College Connector which replaces the long-standing printed newsletter, the College Quarterly. The new newsletter will be published and distributed electronically to registrants six times a year. The College Connector endeavours to connect registrants and other stakeholders with the work and activities of the College. It will include articles on College programs, new standards and guidelines, applicable laws and legislation, cases and recommendations, College-sponsored CME courses, and other matters related to the regulation of the profession.

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