DDO Legislative Update

A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.

Bills

The Ontario Legislature has adjourned until September 11, 2017.

 

Regulations

No new regulations of interest.

Articles of Interest

 

Opioid Crisis

A public health crisis: health-care workers call on Ontario to declare opioid emergency

My son’s death offers lessons for ending the overdose epidemic

 

Personal Support Workers

Why doesn’t Ontario want health-care workers to be accountable?

 

MAID

Docs in northeast first to get provincially funded training in medically assisted dying

 

Privacy

Health Canada reviewing fix to protect pacemakers from hackers

 

First Nations

Jane Philpott looks to bring Indigenous health delivery to new department

 

Self-care

Save your health, boost your career

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