Ministry of Health confirms name of new multi-profession college

The Ministry of Health has deposited regulation changes that reflect the final name for the new multi-profession regulatory college that will amalgamate:

  • the College of Opticians of British Columbia
  • the College of Dietitians of British Columbia
  • the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia
  • the College of Optometrists of British Columbia
  • the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia
  • the College of Psychologists of British Columbia, and
  • the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of British Columbia.

The name for this new multi-profession college is the College of Health and Care Professionals of BC.

COBC will amalgamate with the other six colleges to form the College of Health and Care Professionals of BC on June 28, 2024. Until then, COBC and the other six colleges will continue to regulate health professionals.