Patient Compass

October 2015

Oct 22, 2015

End-of-life care policy gets green light

We believe providing quality care should encompass the entire span of patients’ lives, including at the very end of their lives.

Council takes major steps on sex abuse

Council made several decisions and recommendations to bolster our ability to protect victims of physician sexual abuse and ensure they are well supported during the College’s investigation and discipline process.

Spotlight on physician-assisted dying

A topic that has garnered a lot of media attention in recent months is the Supreme Court of Canada’s landmark ruling earlier this year on physician assisted death.

Have your say!

The College welcomes your feedback on several open policy consultations. Public feedback is extremely helpful in shaping policies that govern the delivery of quality care.

Your College by the numbers

We licensed 4,667 doctors last year – a 5% increase over the previous year.

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