The complaints committee is composed of three members; two being registered PANB members in good standing and one non-member of the association to represent the public. Terms on the committee last three years and members need two have 2 years work experience in their respective field and will have 2 references that can attest to fair and just conduct and respect for confidentiality.
The complaints committee is responsible for conducting all investigations into complaints received by the Registrar/Executive Director if the complaint alleges that a member has been guilty of:
- profesional conduct
- conduct unbecoming a member including any conduct that might adversely affect the standing of good name of the profession of the Association
- conduct demonstrating that the member is unfit or incapableto practise as a paramedic
- any conduct in breach of the provisions of the Act, by-laws or rules
- any habit rendering the member unfit or incapable of carrying of the practice of a paramedic
- in suffering from any ailment or condition rendering the member unfit or incapable of carrying on the practice of a paramedic
The process of how a complaint is dealt with and processed will be described in "how to make/file a complaint?" and "What will happen to a complaint once it is filed?" Please stay tuned for this information to pop up on the Professional Practice Tab.