Su Lan (Mary) LEE (01615)
Nature of action taken:
On November 17, 2022, pursuant to s. 39(1)(c) of the Health Professions Act, RSBC 1996, c. 183 (the “HPA”), the Discipline Committee Panel determined that Ms. Su Lan (Mary) Lee engaged in professional misconduct by:
a) Breaching a consent order she executed on or about February 27, 2012 (the “2012 Consent Order”) by continuing to provide blood-letting to two patients after having undertaken not to repeat the conduct of blood-letting in her practice at paragraph 3 of the 2012 Consent Order.
b) Contravening Standard 2.8 of the College’s Standards of Practice for Registrants and the Clinical Record Keeping Practice Standard by failing to keep proper clinical records for two patients; and
c) Contravening an order imposed by the College’s Inquiry Committee on November 4, 2021, pursuant to section 35 of the HPA, by engaging in the unauthorized practice of traditional Chinese medicine and/or acupuncture while her registration was suspended.
The Panel set a schedule for written submissions on penalty and costs.
Reasons for action:
The Panel was satisfied that the Respondent committed professional misconduct by providing blood-letting to two patients in breach of the terms of the 2012 Consent Order, failing to maintain and secure proper clinical records during her treatment relationship with those patients, and breaching the Section 35 Order by continuing to engage in the unauthorized practice of traditional Chinese medicine and/or acupuncture while her registration was suspended.