Changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure

Changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure

by Victoria Tremblett April 21, 2022 3 min read

Changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure will make it more difficult for parties to adduce expert evidence if expert reports are filed late.
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Reviewing Applications for Registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario

Reviewing Applications for Registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario

by Mina Karabit April 18, 2022 7 min read

Divisional Court Clarifies that a “Recommendation” by HPARB to the Registration Committee is not an “Order”.
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The 2022 Federal Budget Aims to Strengthen Canada’s Health Care System

The 2022 Federal Budget Aims to Strengthen Canada’s Health Care System

by Mina Karabit April 11, 2022 3 min read

The 2022 federal budget brings some much-needed support for the health care system and health care professionals.
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Defending Complaints at the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario

Defending Complaints at the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario

by Valerie Wise April 04, 2022 3 min read

When a complaint against a dental hygienist is received by the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario, it is first reviewed and investigated by the ICRC.  If the allegations are serious and there is some admissible evidence to prove them, they will be referred to the Discipline Committee for a hearing. 
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The Jurisdiction of the Consent and Capacity Board to Determine if Consent is Required: Morlani v Haddara, 2021 ONSC 7288

The Jurisdiction of the Consent and Capacity Board to Determine if Consent is Required: Morlani v Haddara, 2021 ONSC 7288

by Victoria Tremblett March 25, 2022 4 min read

The Consent and Capacity Board has jurisdiction under the Health Care Consent Act to consider the scope of “treatment”, which requires “consent”.
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Good Record Keeping and College of Nurses Complaints

Good Record Keeping and College of Nurses Complaints

by Mina Karabit March 16, 2022 3 min read

Good record keeping can help defend against complaints at the College of Nurses of Ontario.
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Permitted Scope of Non-Party Experts

Permitted Scope of Non-Party Experts

by Victoria Tremblett March 12, 2022 3 min read

In medical negligence cases, non-party experts involved in treatment of the plaintiff may offer opinion evidence, but within limits.

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Enhanced Scope of Practice for Nurse Practitioners and Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons

Enhanced Scope of Practice for Nurse Practitioners and Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons

by Victoria Tremblett March 08, 2022 1 min read

Scope of Practice for Nurse Practitioners and Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons in Ontario is expanding effective July 1, 2022.
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Reinstatement at the College of Chiropractors of Ontario

Reinstatement at the College of Chiropractors of Ontario

by Mina Karabit March 06, 2022 2 min read

A former member of the College of Chiropractors of Ontario whose license was revoked can apply for reinstatement to the Discipline Committee of the CCO.
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