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FEBRUARY 2024

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Honouring the legacy of Keegan Combes

BCCNM's commitment to helping dismantle and eradicate Indigenous-specific racism in health care influences everything we do. We have incorporated many of the specific recommendations from Remembering Keegan: a BC First Nations Case Study Reflection in our Redressing Harm plan. In undertaking this important work, we continue to be guided by Elders, Knowledge Keepers, and Indigenous Peoples. And we are also guided by Keegan's truth and Case Study Reflection.

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Survey: Out-of-hospital births

We are revising the home birth standards and guidelines. Your feedback will ensure they reflect current midwifery practice related to out-of-hospital births. This anonymous survey closes Feb. 23, 2024.

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New midwifery learning resource

Reserved titles are a central and critical public protection element of B.C.'s health professions regulatory framework. Check out our new learning resource on use of title.

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BCCNM board elects chair and vice chair

At the Jan. 25, 2024 board meeting, the board re-elected Tanya Momtazian, midwife, as Board Chair. Rick Turner, public member, was elected as Vice Chair. Each year, the board elects members for these one-year positions. Congratulations, Tanya and Rick!

PSBC revises BC Gestational Diabetes Screening Guideline

Perinatal Services BC (PSBC) has revised the BC Gestational Diabetes Screening Guideline. It includes two important practice changes.

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Inquiry, Discipline, and Monitoring updates


BCCNM publishes a variety of professional conduct notices on its website. These notices include consent agreements, Discipline Committee and Inquiry Committee notices, and Inquiry and Discipline hearing notices. While all of these notices are public information, only exceptional outcomes (i.e., Inquiry Committee order, Discipline order, hearing outcome) and circumstances (i.e., discipline hearing) are highlighted in registrant newsletters.

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Office closed

BCCNM's office will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19 for Family Day. We will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

 
 
 

 

 

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