The devastating overdose crisis remains the biggest and most important health story in B.C., but this has been a year that saw several major problems and controversies, as well as signs of progress, in the fields of health and medicine.
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. wants a woman known as “Dr. Lipjob” sent to prison for allegedly continuing to give Botox treatments and other injections — in violation of a court order and despite not being properly licensed.
The B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons has won a court order against an unlicensed woman who posed as a doctor and administered botox injections to people in homes, cars and at parties.