In 2017, the Federation of Health Regulatory Colleges of Ontario convened a Consent & Capacity Working Group. The Working Group’s first task is to assess the current knowledge of all regulated health professionals in Ontario regarding consent and capacity. Results of the survey will be used to determine the feasibility of creating collaborative educational materials to improve our member understanding of their legal and professional obligations for obtaining consent and assessing capacity in their respective practice settings.
February 9, 2018
We’ve posted the Quality Assurance Program Non-Compliance Decision-Making Tool to the Decision Making Tools and …
December 20, 2017
In September 2017, I received a letter from the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care. In the letter, Minister Eric Hoskins writes about the Ministry's Patients First Action Plan, and states their objective to increase access to the right care, at the right time.
November 21, 2017
The College of Midwives of Ontario’s Inquiries, Complaints, and Reports Committee (ICRC) investigates public complaints …
October 19, 2017
We have just launched our second Public Consultation on the Professional Standards.
Setting and …
September 27, 2017
Amendments have been made to Ontario’s Personal Health Information & Protection Act (PHIPA), and midwives …
September 22, 2017
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care sent a letter to College of Midwives of …
September 20, 2017
The College of Midwives of Ontario is seeking candidates for the role of non-Council member …
August 23, 2017
I want to take this opportunity to thank all midwives who voted for our College of Midwives of Ontario Council over the month of June. A total of 204 members cast their votes; 24.29% of all eligible voters.
August 23, 2017
Bill 87, the Protecting Patients Act, 2017 was given royal assent by the Ontario Legislature on May 30, 2017. This Bill affects the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) and impacts the way that our College regulates midwives. Read more about this important legislation below to find out how it affects midwives and midwifery clients.