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Council Updates

Latest news from CPSO's meeting of Council

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March 1, 2019

Pediatric Rheumatologist Honoured with Council Award; Registrar/CEO Report; Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance; Logo Update; Registration Policies; Certain Fees to be Removed from By-Law; Increase in Costs Ordered in Discipline Hearings; Open Consultations

December 6-7, 2018

New CPSO President — Dr. Peeter Poldre; New Chief Medical Advisor Announced; Right Touch Regulation; Traditional Land Acknowledgement; CPSO Governance Review; No Membership Fee Increase for 2019; Policy Redesign; MAID – New Federal Regulations; General By-law Amendments

September 7, 2018

Council Award Recipient – Dr. Jason Malinowski; New Registrar Identifies Areas of Focus; New Direction for Opioid Strategy; Development of Strategic Plan; CPSO Governance Review; Delegating Statutory Powers; General By-law Amendments; Consultations Underway – Have Your Say

May 24-25, 2018

Council Award Presented to Dr. Sarah Reid; Continuity of Care - Draft for Consultation; Bill 87: Psychotherapy Regulation Proposal; Rescindment of Methadone By-Law; Governance Review

February 23, 2018

Council Award Presented to Dr. Bill Wong; Policy Consultation on Closing a Medical Practice; College Releases Interim Opioid Investigation Update; Governance Review; Increase in Costs Ordered in Discipline Hearings; Reporting a Change of Scope, Re-entering Practice; Public Health Emergencies; Continuity of Care and Test Results Management Policy Development; Fee Increase Approved

November 30 - December 1, 2017

New College President; Dr. Kenneth Fung receives Council Award; Uninsured Services: Billing and Block Fees Policy Approved; 2018 Budget; Registration Pathways Program Evaluation; Bill 160, Schedule 9 Oversight of Health Facilities and Devices Act, 2017 ; Prescribing Drugs – Preliminary Consultation; Find out how your opioid prescribing compares to your peers

September 8, 2017

Council Award winner; interim opioid strategy; new consultations; facilitating public member presidents; new member orientation; four district 10 physicians acclaimed to Council; Annual Report

May 25-26, 2017

Dr. Gary Smith Receives Council Award; Opioid Strategy; Preliminary Consultation Underway; Two Policies Updated; Other News

February 24, 2017

Dr. Shazia Ambreen Receives Council Award; Have Your Say on Uninsured Services Policy; Bill 87 — The Protecting Patients' Act; Fertility Clinic Oversight; Other News