Health professions are established by provincial law in each Province and Territory. The College of Chiropractors of British Columbia is the regulatory body established by the provincial government, (1934), for the registration and regulation for chiropractic doctors in BC. Every doctor of chiropractic practising in BC must be a registered member of the College.
Health Professions Act
On March 01, 2009, the Chiropractors Act (1934) was repealed and the College of Chiropractors of BC transitioned under the Health Professions Act (HPA) which applies to all regulated health professions in BC. To view a copy of the HPA please access the Legislation and Professional Regulation site of the Ministry of Health Services.
Regulations provide further information specific to the College of Chiropractors of BC including scope of practice and resulting care authorized to be provided by chiropractic doctors. These support the authority and guiding principles of the legislation. Regulations 2009 CCBC
Bylaws provided by Health Professions Act (HPA) apply to the College of Chiropractors. These bylaws provide specifics that describe the board and the committees membership and responsibilities. CCBC Bylaws September 1, 2012
Professional Conduct Handbook
The Board of the College establishes rulings for members subsequent to authority of the Act and bylaws. These include matters relating to clinical activities, billing, and member conduct. Additional information can be viewed at the following link. Professional Conduct Handbook ( PDF File)
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As per Section 2.3 of the Professional Conduct Handbook, "before commencing examination or treatment, a chiropractor will obtain the patient’s informed consent." Examples of informed consent forms: CCPA | CCBC
The CCBC is governed by a 12 member Board composed of eight chiropractors elected from among their peers and four public persons appointed by government. The chair and vice chair of the board are elected from among the 12 person board.
Meetings of the College Board and annual general meeting of CCBC registrants are open to the public.
The next regular meeting of the CCBC will be held May 22, 2013 at 2:00 pm. The location is The Delta Vancouver Airport Hotel, 3500 Cessna Dr, Richmond, BC V7B 1C7. Persons planning to attend should advise of attendance for seating purposes by Friday, May 17 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604 270 1332.
The 2013 Annual General Meeting will be held at the Penticton Lakeside Resort in Penticton, BC on Saturday, October 26, 2013.
Board Meeting Minutes
Subsequent to legislation, March 01, 2009, the College minutes are available to the public.
Annual General Meeting Minutes
Subsequent to legislation, March 01, 2009, the College Annual General Meeting Minutes are available to the public.
2009 - 2010 - 2011
Subsequent to legislation, March 01, 2009, the College annual reports are available to the public. To view a copy of the annual report click on the following.
CCBC Annual General Meeting
2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012
The College of Chiropractors of British Columbia approved a research award program for the purposes of developing information on standards of care and outcomes. Click here to learn more.
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