Under the Health Professions Act, the College provides notice of complaint outcomes as required by the Act. The College provides notice of outcomes that result in conditions or limits on a registrant’s practice, a suspension, or cancellation of license, as well as matters that go to the Discipline Committee.
CDOBC adopts Indigenous Cultural Safety, Humility, and Anti-Racism standard of practice - September 26, 2022
Eleven BC health profession regulatory colleges, including the College of Optometrists of British Columbia, have adopted an Indigenous cultural safety, humility, and anti-racism standard of practice. The standard sets clear expectations for how registrants of each college are to provide culturally safe and anti-racist care for Indigenous clients and patients.Read More
Dr. Wai-Sing Vincent Wu - July 1, 2016
The Inquiry Committee of the College obtained a consent order from Dr. Wu under s. 33(6)(c) and 36 of the Health Professions Act in relation to his conduct in misbilling Medical Services Plan and patients for optometric services.Read More
Dr. Jerry Mackenzie - August 27, 2015
The Discipline Committee decided that Dr. Mackenzie is “ungovernable” based on his repeated and wanton disregard and disrespect for the College’s regulatory process.Read More