Notices to the Professions

Read registrant-specific notices on this page. See the News page for general CSHBC news.

Notice to the Professions /
Renew registration on time to avoid having your registration cancelled – 10 serious consequences if your license to practice is cancelled and you become a former registrant

A registrant who fails to renew registration by the deadline of March 31, 2024, will have their registration cancelled automatically. Once a person’s registration is cancelled, the person becomes a former registrant. There are significant consequences of having your registration cancelled and becoming a former registrant.

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Notice to the Professions /
Health Minister and Provincial Health Officer announce actions to protect communities during upcoming respiratory illness season

Minister of Health Adrian Dix and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry have announced actions to protect communities during the upcoming respiratory illness season. The actions include a requirement that all health care workers, volunteers, contractors, and visitors wear medical masks in patient areas of health-care facilities. There is no indication at this time that the medical masking requirement applies to private sector clinics.

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Notice to the Professions /
RSLPs are not authorized to teach, train, or supervise members of other regulated professions on how to manage feeding and swallowing disorders as part of their clinical practices

In relation to client care, Registered Speech-Language Pathologists (RSLPs) are not authorized by law to teach, train, or supervise registrants of other regulated health professions on how to practice their own professions, even where they deliver client care that includes managing feeding and swallowing disorders, such as dysphagia.

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College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of British Columbia

900 – 200 Granville St
Vancouver, BC, V6C 1S4

Phone: 604.742.6380
Toll-free: 1.888.742.6380
Email: [email protected]