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Professional Responsibility Process

Professional Responsibility Clause – Article 59 of the Nurses’ Collective Agreement

The Provincial Collective Agreement between the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) members and the Nurses Bargaining Association (NBA) contains Article 59: Professional Responsibility Clause, which outlines a problem solving process to address nursing practice conditions and the safety of patients/residents/clients and nurses. The process outlines the steps the nurse may take to open discussions regarding a work condition that may be impacting the nurse’s practice.

Nurses Provincial Collective Agreement – Article 59

A Manager’s Toolkit has been developed to help frontline leaders navigate this process: