The College has just received a memo from the Ministry of Health providing information on
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“How well are Ontario’s regulatory health colleges protecting the public interest?” the Ministry of Health is asking health profession regulators to answer this question with the newly developed College Performance Measurement Framework (CPMF).
November 2, 2018
We are pleased to share our 2017-2018 College of Midwives of Ontario Annual Report with you. You can click here to review the report.
August 23, 2018
The Ministry reviewed our initial submission, requested some more information, and asked that we survey the membership. We have now responded to the Ministry's requests. You can read our response to the Ministry's questions here.
July 13, 2018
Bill 87, the Protecting Patients Act, 2017 was passed in May 2017 and finished coming
April 5, 2018
The College is requesting a change to the Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act, 2015, that would grant midwives the authority to order laboratory tests within their scope of practice as defined by the Midwifery Act, 1991.
April 4, 2018
Midwives are now authorized to both order and apply soundwaves for pregnancy diagnostic ultrasound or
February 7, 2018
The College of Midwives of Ontario has made a submission to the Ministry of Health
January 12, 2018
The College has worked closely with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to make
December 21, 2017
Midwives have the authority to order pregnancy diagnostic ultrasounds and pelvic diagnostic ultrasounds under the Controlled Acts Regulation of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991. However, the Schedule of Facility Fees for Independent Health Facilities (IHF Schedule) states “Ultrasound for normal, complicated or high risk pregnancy (but not for the postpartum period) rendered in an Independent Health Facility is insured when referred by a midwife who is a member of the College of Midwives of Ontario.”