January 10, 2019

Mandatory Reporting of Health Professional Incompetence and Incapacity: Is it Time to Adopt the Australian Regime?

by Kathleen Leslie and Sioban Nelson

Identifying poor or unsafe practice is an important aspect of professional regulation. One way that health profession regulators access this information is through legislated mandatory reporting of incompetence or incapacity. Australia's mandatory reporting provisions are far-reaching and have become a touchstone issue in Australia's regulatory framework. In Ontario, mandatory reporting of health professionals is more limited.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019  - Toronto, ON Breakfast with the Chiefs

How to Improve Safety and Quality in an Overburdened Health System

Dr. Kevin Smith, President & CEO of UHN

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Jan 21, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
N.W.T. gov't reveals plans to address discrimination in healthcare

2019-01-21 From The Northwest Territories government has revealed its plan to address inequities in health and social services — and several MLAs are applauding the move. Health and Soc [...]

Jan 20, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Losing LHINs could reduce local power over health services, experts say

2019-01-20 from The Doug Ford government's plan to restructure health-care services in Ontario could lead to a loss of local decision-making powers, experts warn. CBC News has learned that th [...]

Jan 19, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Bob Bell to Doug Ford: Don’t harm Cancer Care Ontario while restructuring health agencies

2019-01-18 from Reports from Queen’s Park suggest the Ministry of Health is planning a major consolidation of administrative services to create a new health superagency. This new su [...]

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