DDO Health Law Update

September 13, 2019: 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 October 28, 2019.

 

Proposed and Approved Regulations

 

There are no new and approved regulations of interest.

 

DDO News and Training

DDO Health Law Privacy Officer Training – Early Bird Special!

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Government and Health Care Industry Newsroom

 

Ontario investing in new community-wide project aimed at ending child and youth suicide in Mississauga

Ontario expanding Telehealth Ontario to include smoking cessation services

Ontario expanding home and community care services

 

Articles of Interest

 

Cannabis

Ontario judge grants cannabis store licensing stay, rejected applicants seek review

 

Health Care

Ford government restructuring Ontario’s health ministry

Ontario government to shutdown helpline that helps smokers quit

Ontario government announces $3M toward youth mental health project

Seniors helping seniors by setting up food bank for residents in community housing

Ontario to review vaping amid rising concerns, health minister says

 

MAID

Quebec court hands down ‘robust rejection ‘ of assisted dying criteria. Here’s what to know

 

Professionalism and Misconduct

Prominent Ontario lawyer sentenced to 6 months house arrest for bigamy, forging divorce documents

Dental hygienist loses medical license for treating his own wife

 

Things to do this Weekend

Things to do this weekend in Toronto

 

DDO Health Law Update

September 6, 2019: 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 October 28, 2019.

 

Proposed and Approved Regulations

 

There are no new and approved regulations of interest.

 

DDO News and Training

DDO Health Law Privacy Officer Training – Early Bird Special!

Ontario Health Teams bring together a variety of care providers

 

Government and Health Care Industry Newsroom

New CEO of Grey Bruce Health Services

Middlesex Hospital Alliance elects new chair

 

Articles of Interest

 

Cannabis

Ontario Cannabis Store CEO resigns

Ontario university launches online marijuana production course

 

Health Care

Wait times at Ontario hospitals climbed to record high this summer, data shows

Ontario might let paramedics take patients to facilities other than ERs

Police investigating death after altercation at Scarborough long-term care home

How to end hallway medicine, Part 3: Doug Ford’s plan is a start, but it’s not the solution

 

Professionalism and Misconduct

Peterborough doctor agrees to close practice – and never practice medicine again

St. Catharine’s doctor faces hearing over improper billing

 

Things to do this Weekend

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