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B.C. to Overhaul 20 Health Regulators Into Six Big Colleges

August 28, 2020
by Tricity News


The B.C. government intends to amalgamate the province’s 20 health profession regulators into six large regulatory colleges that will be directed by a new oversight body.

This big-box style of self-regulatory colleges is new in Canada, said Health Minister Adrian Dix Thursday.

“If you look across Canada in terms of regulating health professionals, it will put B.C. on the cutting edge,” said Dix.

There will be a college for: alternative health professionals; allied health professionals; pharmacists; nursing professionals; physicians and surgeons; and oral health professionals.

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