September 27, 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 Extended to September 30th

 

Government and Health Care Industry Newsroom

Kingston agencies in talks to merge to better support mental health

Ontario consults with Frontline Staff on Health Care Delivery

Ontario investing in more than 500 LTC beds in Bruce-Grey

 

Articles of Interest

 

Cannabis

Lawyers for disqualified Ontario cannabis retail lottery winners say process was unfair

 

Health Care

Tentative deal reached for public health nurses in Sudbury

Banks battle it out in health-care sector as Ontario doctors launch own solution

Quebec resident confirmed as first Canadian case of vaping-related illness

New White River, Ont., clinic gives ‘equal access, equal care’ to small communities

 

Professionalism and Misconduct

Cambridge physician officially reprimanded by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Bulk of sexual assault allegations against former doctor happened at GRH: police

‘Heartbreaking and ridiculous,’ says Ontario dental hygienist who lost licence for treating wife

 

Interesting Reads

The secret life of food couriers