Clinical and Patient Care Issues

​​​​Topics covered include mental health and addictions, surrogacy, alternate level of care, medications and drugs, quality of care and patient safety.

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collapse Topic Area : Alternative Level of Care ‎(3)
 Home Care Nursing Maximums (2015) - Backgrounder
 Changes to Long Term Care Homes Act Regulation - 24-Hour Nursing Care Requirements - (2013)  - Backgrounder
 Backgrounder - Bill 7 and Related Regulations
collapse Topic Area : Labour and Employment ‎(1)
 Protecting Patients Act (Bill 87) - Backgrounder
collapse Topic Area : Medication and Drugs ‎(10)
 August 11 2017 - Submission to Health Canada (Vanessas Law)
 Vanessas Law – Proposed SADR and MDI Reporting Regulations - Backgrounder
 Protection of Communities from the Evolving Dangerous Drug Trade Act (Bill C-70) - Backgrounder
 Protection of Communities from the Evolving Dangerous Drug Trade Act (Bill C-70) (2015) - Submission
 Proposed Regulations - Hospital Pharmacies under the Drug and Pharmacies Regulation Act (2014) - Backgrounder
 Proposed Regulations – Drug Shortages (2015) - Backgrounder
 Safeguarding Health Care Integrity Act, 2014 (Bill 21) - Backgrounder
 Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa’s Law) (Bill C-17) (2015) - Submission
 Thiessen Report on the Oncology Under-Dosing Incident - Recommendation 11 (2014) - Submission
 Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa’s Law) (Bill C-17) – Backgrounder
collapse Topic Area : Mental Health and Addictions ‎(10)
 Bill 122 as amended by the Standing Committee on General Government - Backgrounder
 New Forms Following Passage of Bill 122 (2015) - Backgrounder
 Mental Health Statute Law Amendment Act (Bill 122) - Backgrounder
 Form 1 Assessments Under the Mental Health Act - Frequently Asked Questions
 Version Français - Guide d’évaluation du risque de suicide - 2011
 English Version - Suicide Risk Assessment Guide - 2011
 English Version - Patient Safety in Mental Health
 Version Français - La Sécurité Des Patients Et La Santé Mentale
 Strengthening Suicide Prevention - 2017
 A Practical Guide to Mental Health and the Law, Fourth Edition, 2023
collapse Topic Area : Quality ‎(9)
 Regulated Health Professionals – Scope of Practice - Reference Tool
 ECFAA Regulation 187-15 Annual Quality Improvement Plans (2015) - Backgrounder
  Bill 77 Affirming Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Act 2015 - Backgrounder
 Proposed Regulation under ECFAA (Engaging Patients in QIP Development) - Backgrounder
 ECFAA Regulation re Patient Relations (2014) - Submission
 ECFAA Regulation re Quality Improvement Plans (2014) - Submission
 Healing Arts Radiation Protection Act – Backgrounder
 Hospital Guidelines for the Treatment of Persons Who Have Been Sexually Assaulted, Third Edition
 PHA Amendments re. Pre-Op Testing - Backgrounder
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 All Families Are Equal Act 2016 - Bill 28 - Backgrounder
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