About the Health Professions Review Board
promote transparent, objective, impartial and fair administrative processes and decision-making by the regulated health professions in British Columbia that protects the public interest and engenders public confidence in the provincial health care system.
To provide the public with independent, transparent and respectful review and early resolution processes that determine or resolve the health professions issues under review in an unbiased, timely and cost-effective manner.
To evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the review and dispute resolution processes of the self-governing colleges and, where warranted, recommend improvements.
The Review Board will achieve these missions by:
The Review Board is an independent, quasi-judicial, administrative tribunal established under Part 4.2 of the Health Professions Act. The Review Board has the following powers and duties under section 50.53 of the Act:
After a review of a registration decision or a disposition of a complaint made by the inquiry committee, the Review Board may make an order either: