In 2022, the Government of British Columbia released a new Health Human Resources (HHR) strategy that aims to address the healthcare system’s considerable workforce challenges. The four-pillar strategy includes 70 recommendations to improve retention, recruitment, training and scope optimization in B.C.’s health care sector.
Join the Ministry of Health’s Mark Armitage (Assistant Deputy Minister) and Miranda Masson (Executive Director) for an in-depth presentation on the strategies taken to date to strengthen the seniors care workforce, as well as a roadmap for creating the continuing care workforce of the future.
Key points of discussion will include:
- Recruitment—Recruiting the continuing care workforce of the future, including young people and internationally educated health care professionals
- Retention—Building healthy, safe and inspired workplaces
- Redesign—Optimizing scope of practice for priority health professions, as well as working with care providers to rebalance workloads
- Train—Strengthening employer supported training models and expanding learning pathways
Revolutionizing the Healthcare Workforce: Strategies and Roadmap for a Stronger Care Workforce in British Columbia
Monday, May 29, 2023
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM