Private health clinics remain unregulated in most of Canada

Lett, Dan
April 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/8/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 8, p986
Academic Journal
The article reports on the regulated health facilities of private health clinics and medical colleges in Canada. The provinces of Canada which acknowledged and examined the need for regulation on health care facilities in private health clinics and medical colleges include Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec. Their regulations on health facilities included defining of set standards in health care services, health facilities licensing act and enhanced physical examinations and wellness counseling.


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