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The College of Midwives of Ontario was established with the proclamation of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991  (RHPA) and the Midwifery Act, 1991 on December 31, 1993 to govern midwifery. The mandate of the College is to regulate the profession of midwifery in accordance with the RHPA. The College’s primary obligation to the public is to ensure that members of the profession are qualified, skilled, and competent in the area in which they practise.

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Changes to the Prescribing and Administering Drugs Standard

On October 9, 2019 the College of Midwives of Ontario’s (College) Council made two revisions to the College’s Prescribing and Administering Drugs Standard (Standard). This Standard sets out the conditions for safe prescribing, appropriate record keeping and the information that a midwife must include on a prescription.  Please note that these revisions to the Standard are UNRELATED to […]

October 2019 Council Materials

Click here to review the meeting materials for the October 9, 2019, meeting of the College of Midwives of Ontario Council. Council meetings are open to the public.  Contact the College at cmo@cmo.on.ca or 416.640.2252 ext. 227 for information about the time and location of these meetings.  Please review the Guidelines for Observers prior to attending a College of Midwives of Ontario Council […]

Public Consultation: Designated Drugs Regulation

The College is inviting midwives, stakeholders and members of the public to provide feedback to the proposed Designated Drugs Regulation. On May 30, 2019, the College received a letter from the Health Minister Christine Elliott requesting that the College amend its Designated Drugs Regulation made under the Midwifery Act, 1991 to include categories of drugs and substances. The College’s Council reviewed […]

September 2019 Council Materials

Click here to review the meeting materials for the September 20, 2019, meeting of the College of Midwives of Ontario Council. Council meetings are open to the public.  Please contact the College at cmo@cmo.on.ca or 416.640.2252 ext. 227 for information about time and how to observe.  Please review the Guidelines for Observers-Videoconference for attending a videoconference meeting of the College of Midwives of […]

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