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Letter from the College President

November 2, 2018

To ensure we are fulfilling our mandate of protecting the public, all legislation and regulations that define and inform the practice and regulation of midwifery are under review.

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July 2018 On Call Newsletter

July 18, 2018

We are pleased to share our July 2018 edition of our On Call Newsletter. This edition covers Council decisions around the Fee & Remuneration By-law and General By-law, shares information about open public consultations, changes to the College's Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy, impacts of Bill 87, and responds to questions about the revised Second Birth Attendant Standard.

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Updates to the PHIPA Guide

December 21, 2017

Amendments have been made to Ontario’s Personal Health Information & Protection Act (PHIPA), and midwives have had new obligations in providing notice to the Information & Privacy Commissioner regarding privacy breaches effective October 1st, 2017. We’ve updated our Guide to Compliance with PHIPA to add in these new changes so that members can understand what will be required. The updated guide can be found by clicking here, and you’ll find the changes incorporated on page 15 of the guide.

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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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