Patient Compass

August 2014

Aug 07, 2014

Have you ever had a medical appointment over Skype?

We are currently reviewing our Telemedicine policy. The draft policy contains a number of new or revised expectations to ensure it is up-to-date and comprehensive.

Did you know physicians are expected to abide by the Ontario Human Rights Code in their care of patients?

We are currently reviewing our Physicians and the Ontario Human Rights Code policy. The policy sets out physicians’ legal obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code) and our expectations that physicians will respect the fundamental rights of those who seek their medical services.

Meet Dr. Helen Ward, an exemplary doctor in Ottawa

Dr. Helen Ward, a forensic psychiatrist, was presented with the Council Award in May.

Do you know a remarkable doctor? Nominate him or her for a Council Award.

If you know of an awesome doctor who has made a tremendous impact on a community, you should nominate him or her for a Council Award.

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