Deputy Registrar Suzanne Solven
Leaving College in July 2016
Suzanne Solven, Deputy Registrar, will be leaving the College effective July 5, 2016.
Bill C-14 on MAID Now Federal Law
On June 17, 2016, the federal government passed legislation that governs the medical assistance in dying (MAID) process. Bill C-14 was approved with amendments by a vote of 44-28, and received royal assent which makes it federal law effective immediately.
The Role of Pharmacy in Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) – Minister of Justice Directive
Update on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)
Note: New information is available with respect to MAID - please visit the College website: http://www.bcpharmacists.org/medical-assistance-dying
PROVINCE PASSES PODSA AMENDMENTS
On April 25, 2016, the provincial government passed the Pharmacy Operations and Drug Scheduling Act (PODSA) amendments. Health Minister Terry Lake moved the third reading of the amendments, which authorize the College to identify pharmacy owners, something that was not possible in the past.