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Registration Regulation Consultation Deferred

April 5, 2018

In light of a few recent changes, the College's Council has decided to defer the changes to the Registration Regulation, O. Reg 168/11 so that we have some additional time to consider and develop policies and processes that will result from the proposed changes. Very recent external factors, such as the planned approval of new funding models of practice, will impact our registration practices significantly.  We will benefit from some additional time to consider these impacts in relation to the Registration Regulation and its currency, class change, and continuing competency requirements. Council plans to consider a revised Registration Regulation in December 2018.

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Professional Conduct Trends Analysis

April 5, 2018

As part of our strategic priority of implementing risk-based regulation, the College of Midwives of Ontario has done an analysis of past professional conduct matters. This thorough analysis will be used to help us focus our energy and resources, and to be effective in fulfilling our mandate of public protection. We’ve gone back and reflected on past complaints, reports, and Registrar's investigations, and decisions.

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ICRC Risk Assessment Framework

December 20, 2017

The College of Midwives of Ontario’s Inquiries, Complaints, and Reports Committee (ICRC) investigates public complaints and information the College receives through reports regarding concerns related to professional misconduct, incompetence, or incapacity.

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New Policy Development Process

August 23, 2017

The College of Midwives of Ontario committed to reshaping our approach to regulation in 2016. Instead of prescriptive, “rules-based” regulation, we are moving towards risk-based regulation.

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