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Input Requested – Consent & Capacity Knowledge Assessment

April 5, 2018

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.

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Message from the College President

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.

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Message from the Registrar

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.

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Bill 87, Protecting Patients Act, 2017

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.

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