2017 Annual Report

  2017 Annual Report The College of Podiatric Surgeons of BC 2017 Annual Report is now available on this website. See the Annual Reports page or read the report here....

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Bylaw Changes

  Major Amendments to College Bylaws: The Board has approved significant revisions to the College bylaws. The proposed new bylaws address gaps, areas of vagueness and inconsistencies, and should bring greater clarity and relevance. Many of the bylaw provisions must be approved by the Minister of Health before they take effect. The proposed new bylaws will be posted shortly....

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Orthotic Tasks

  Delegation of Orthotic Work-Up Tasks Prohibited: On July 29, 2017, the Board by motion clarified that certain orthotics-related tasks – such as casting, scanning and assessment – cannot be delegated to non-podiatrists. Read...

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A New QA Tool

  Annual Self Assessment: On July 29, 2017, the Board added a new component to the College’s Quality Assurance program with the Self-Assessment.  The self-assessment checklist relates to practice facility conditions and will be an annual requirement for registration. See the Self Assessment.  ...

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2017 Election

  2017 Board Election Results: The 2017 Board Election is concluded; as the sole candidate as of July 17, 2017, Dr. Gavin Chalmers DPM is elected by acclamation to a second 3-year term. See...

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Cultural Safety Strategy

  A 6-Point Plan Toward Cultural Access and Safety: On April 29, 2017, in furtherance of the Declaration signed by all of BC’s health regulators on March 1, 2017, the College Board adopted a 6-point strategy to further the goals of that commitment, including an Anti-Discrimination policy. See the 6-point plan for Cultural Safety.    See the Anti-discrimination...

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