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Notice to Registrants – Glutathione Update

November 10th, 2020|

November 9, 2020

Re: Updated Notice to Registrants – Glutathione

On October 30, 2020, the College issued a communication to all Registrants that it had become aware of several cases of suspected endotoxic reaction following infusions or injections of glutathione. An updated communication was issued on November 2, 2020.

The College then received updated information from the […]

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Notice to Registrants – Glutathione Update

November 5th, 2020|

November 4, 2020

Re: Updated Notice to Registrants – Glutathione

On October 30, 2020, the College issued a communication to all Registrants that it had become aware of several cases of suspected endotoxic reaction following infusions or injections of glutathione. An updated communication was issued on November 2, 2020.

The College has received updated information from the […]

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Notice to Registrants – Glutathione Update

November 2nd, 2020|

November 2, 2020

Re: Update Notice to Registrants – Glutathione

On October 30, 2020, the College issued a communication to all Registrants that it had become aware of several cases of suspected endotoxic reaction following infusions or injections of glutathione.

Please note that the College has been advised by Fraser Health that the following IV L-Glutathione Lots, […]

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Notice to Registrants – Glutathione

November 2nd, 2020|

October 30, 2020

Re:  Notice to Registrants – Glutathione

The College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (the “College”) has been made aware of several cases of suspected endotoxic reaction following infusions or injections of glutathione. These cases have been reported to Health Canada.

Shortly after receiving glutathione, patients developed symptoms including fever, nausea and vomiting, headache, and […]

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PUBLIC NOTICE – Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 17th, 2020|

 

Claims about COVID-19

The College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC (CNPBC) has become aware that some registrants are promoting treatment or supplements as a means to boost the immune system and may imply that this will prevent infection from COVID-19.

Any statements by naturopathic doctors about the prevention and/or treatment of COVID-19, beyond the information made available […]

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Media release – naturopathic doctors and immunizations

January 16th, 2020|

The College expects all registrants to adhere to the Immunization Standard. The Standard clarifies that naturopathic doctors must not:

Provide patients and/or the public at large with “anti-vaccination” and/or “anti-immunization” materials or materials regarding potential risks and harms of vaccinations, whether online or in print, other than those materials that would be necessary to obtain informed consent to […]

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Media Release

March 1st, 2019|

The College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia protects the public by ensuring that naturopathic physicians in BC practise safely, ethically and competently. The College is pro-vaccination, holding the view that, for most patients and for the community, the benefits of vaccination vastly outweigh its risks.

Naturopathic doctors who do not comply with the College’s Immunization […]

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Advertising Enforcement

January 15th, 2019|

The following information has been provided to all Naturopathic Doctors in British Columbia.

As you are aware, the College is currently reviewing the marketing materials of Registrants to ensure compliance with s. 100 of the Bylaws, the College’s Advertising Policy, the Immunization Standard, and the Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics as set out in […]

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Changes to the College’s Immunization Standard and prohibition of CEASE therapy

May 29th, 2018|

The following new information regarding the College’s new Immunization Standard for naturopathic doctors in BC may have an impact upon your practice. We urge you to read it carefully and contact the College should you have any questions or concerns.

Changes to the College’s Immunization Standard

In response to questions from naturopathic doctors and from the public, the […]

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Important information about advertising and marketing

May 24th, 2018|

The College has received information from members of the public to indicate that some naturopathic doctors in British Columbia may be providing improper information to the public contrary to section 100 of the College’s bylaws, the Advertising Policy, and the Immunization Guideline.  We have heard from patients, from government, and from members of other health […]