Discipline hearing: Dr. Kyle Nawrot
Dr. Nawrot holds registration with the BC College of Oral Health Professionals (BCCOHP) as a practising dentist.
BCCOHP’s Inquiry Committee has directed a citation for a disciplinary hearing to inquire into Dr. Nawrot’s conduct and competence as a dentist.
Coming soon: oral health professionals perceptions survey
Next month oral health professionals regulated by BCCOHP will receive an email from Pivotal Research, inviting them to complete a survey about their perceptions and experiences as oral health professionals in BC. The feedback shared will help frame and inform a number of BCCOHP’s planned initiatives and regulatory functions, including: The survey will also ask […]
Use the public register to confirm the status of any oral health professional
The annual renewal period for 2023/24 has now closed. In the weeks leading up to the renewal deadline of March 31, more than 16,000 oral health professionals renewed their registration/certification with BCCOHP.
BCCOHP’s public register has been updated accordingly. Using the links in the article, you can confirm that any oral health professional holds current registration/certification with BCCOHP.
It’s annual renewal time
Oral health professionals will be able to renew your registration/certification with the BC College of Oral Health Professionals and submit your payment by logging in to your account online. The 2023/24 annual renewal deadline is Friday, March 31, 2023.
Renew your registration/certification starting next week
Beginning next week, you will be able to renew your registration/certification with the BC College of Oral Health Professionals and submit your payment by logging in to your account online. The 2023/24 annual renewal deadline is Friday, March 31, 2023.
Board appoints Dr. Chris Hacker as BCCOHP’s permanent Registrar/CEO
The Board of the BC College of Oral Health Professionals (BCCOHP) is pleased to announce that Dr. Chris Hacker has been appointed Registrar/CEO on a permanent basis.
Chris’s appointment is the result of an independent national search process that took place throughout the fall. He had been serving as Registrar/CEO until the Board’s search process was complete.
Update for oral health professionals
Topics covered in this update: 2023/24 annual renewal is coming, Quality assurance deadline, First oral health professionals engagement study, Opportunity for BCCOHP registrants to administer influenza vaccines, Holiday closure.
What dental hygienists should know in advance of renewal in 2023
We provided general information about what would be changing – and what is staying the same – to all oral health professionals.
We are writing to you now in advance of the renewal period to provide some additional information that is specific to dental hygienists.
In preparation for your renewal in early 2023, we have compiled a list of key changes specific to dental hygienists here.
New legislation to replace Health Professions Act receives Royal Assent
New legislation introduced by the Minister of Health last month to replace the Health Professions Act received Royal Assent on November 24, 2022.
The Health Professions and Occupations Act contains important changes to the way health profession regulatory colleges fulfill our mandate to serve and protect patients and the public.
Information for prescribers: changes to pharmacists’ authority to renew prescriptions, prescribe and administer medications
The Ministry of Health has announced a new health workforce strategy to improve access to health care. One of the actions is that beginning October 14, pharmacists will adapt and renew prescriptions for a wider range of drugs and conditions, and they will be able to administer, further to a prescription, a wider range of drugs by injection or intranasally.