News

July 3, 2020

Job Opportunity: Policy & Legislation Analyst

The College has a full-time, permanent job opportunity in its Policy & Legislation Department.

June 25, 2020

2019/2020 ANNUAL REPORT NOW AVAILABLE! 

The College of Pharmacists of BC’s Annual Report for the fiscal year 2019/2020 (March 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020) is now available at annualreport.bcpharmacists.org.

June 19, 2020

BC’s Health Regulators were disturbed to learn today of allegations of a racist “game” being played in BC emergency rooms. Staff in one or more ERs are said to be playing a “game” involving guessing the blood alcohol content of patients coming into the ER for help, in particular Indigenous patients

June 16, 2020

New requirements for the written records of verbal prescriptions to be filled at community pharmacies, will come into effect on Friday, June 19, 2020. 

June 12, 2020

Topics include Black Lives Matter; an update on the College's response to COVID-19; the results of our Customer Satisfaction Survey; and an update on pharmacists' injection authority

May 26, 2020

Planned maintenance to the College’s website will take place on Thursday, May 28 between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM.

During this period you may experience interrupted service on the College’s website.

Access to eServices will continue to be available, which includes registration, renewals, and the Practice Review and PDAP portals.

May 13, 2020
SCHEDULED DISCIPLINE HEARINGS

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Mir Rashid Ali

Start Time: 9:30 AM

Location: Teleconference

May 13, 2020
SCHEDULED DISCIPLINE HEARINGS

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Dayton Cliff Sobool

Start Time: 9:30 AM

Location: Teleconference

May 7, 2020

The Board approved amendments to the adaptation of transferred prescriptions and the limitation on drug categories for therapeutic substitution as part of Professional Practice Policy-58: Medication Management (Adapting a Prescription) to support patient care during the COVID-19 public health emergency. 

 

May 7, 2020

A temporary exemption allowing injectable drugs, previously dispensed for the purpose of providing Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), to be returned to inventory, is now in effect. 

 

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