Laboratory Operational Committee

Under the Laboratory Services Act, the Ministry of Health established the Laboratory Operational Committee (LOC) to provide the Ministry with advice and guidance on operational issues related to the laboratory system in British Columbia. The Committee meets 6 times per year, and held its inaugural meeting in January, 2016.  The LOC’s activities are governed by its Terms of Reference (PDF, 144KB). All LOC members are subject to the LOC Conflict of Interest Policy (PDF, 122KB).

The LOC is comprised of 10 members, including: 2 Ministry of Health representatives, 5 medical and clinical practitioners, 2 representatives of publicly-funded facilities and 1 representative of the general public. See the full list (PDF, 91KB) for more information about the current members.