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
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.
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.
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.
Temporary amendments to Professional Practice Policy-71: Delivery of Opioid Agonist Treatment (PPP-71) that allow pharmacists to authorize regulated health professionals to deliver Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT), are now in effect....