Patient Compass

July 2017

Jul 05, 2017

Announcing the New Ontario Health Regulators Website!

The Federation of Health Regulatory Colleges of Ontario (OHR) has launched a one-stop gateway to the websites of all the health regulators in Ontario.

New National Opioid Guideline

In response to the public health crisis surrounding the use of opioids, governments and health professions worldwide are re-evaluating the role and limitations of opioids in the management of chronic non cancer pain.

Naloxone Kits Available in Pharmacies

Naloxone kits are available free of charge and without a prescription from pharmacies across the province.

Public Consultation: Confidentiality of Personal Health Information

The College is reviewing our policy in light of recent changes to the provincial Personal Health Information Protection Act 2004. We also want to ensure the policy is clear, informative, and reflective of the privacy and confidentiality issues that often arise in medical practice. As part of that review, we are conducting a public consultation to hear feedback on the current policy and suggestions for improvement.

Two New CPSO Policies You Should Know About

We updated our Accepting New Patients and Ending the Physician-Patient Relationship policies.

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