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Prescribing controlled drugs and


The new Medications and Substances standard goes into effect March 1. Midwives who meet the requirements for prescribing can now order controlled prescription pads. Read on to learn more and be sure to check out our new resource centre for midwives.


BCCNM board elects chair and vice chair

At its Jan. 26 meeting, the board elected Tanya Momtazian, midwife, as Board Chair. Pinder Cheema, public member, was re-elected as Vice Chair. Each year, the board elects members for these one-year positions. Congratulations, Tanya and Pinder!


Standards Survey

We are revising the Registered Midwives Screening and Diagnostic Tests: Standards, Limits and Conditions. The feedback you provide will help us understand whether the revisions support midwives to provide safe, competent, and ethical care to clientsThe survey closes March 1.

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Cultural safety & humility video series: Self-reflective practice

To help nurses and midwives understand and apply the Indigenous Cultural Safety, Cultural Humility and Anti-Racism practice standard, BCCNM collaborated with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC on a series of videos. This month, we're highlighting the video on self-reflective practice.


BC Gov shares FAQs on the Health Professions and Occupations Act

The Health Professions and Occupations Act passed Royal Assent in the BC Legislative Assembly on November 24, 2022. While the legislation has passed, the Act is not in force. The new Act will come into force at a future date through regulation of the Lieutenant Governor in Council. At this time, the Health Professions Act continues to be the legislation that governs health professionals and regulatory colleges.

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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.



  • Sean Taylor | Hearing has been set for July 18 to 20, 2023.
  • Amy Hamm | Hearing has been adjourned. Once new dates are determined for the hearing, they will be posted on the website.
  • Mateaki Hammond | Hearing has been set for April 6 and 11–14, 2023 and May 16–18, 24, and 25, 2023.

Office closed

BCCNM's office will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20 for Family Day. We will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21.




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