Tackling Shortages in BC
September 11, 2020
The CSMLS submitted recommendations for the British Columbia Pre-budget 2021 Consultation, highlighting specific challenges related to the supply of medical laboratory technologists.
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The CSMLS recommended addressing the issue of a decreasing workforce by increasing capacity in training programs, creating sustainable bridging programs for internationally educated technologists, and incenting technologists to relocate to rural and remote areas.
We look forward to working with provincial policymakers to ensure steps are taken in addressing these challenges.