Expanded authority

Biddiscombe, Claire
May 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/26/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 11, p1106
Academic Journal
The article reports on the expanded authority granted to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario towards the health care practice of physicians in Ontario. Through an amendment to the province's Regulated Health Professions Act, the college was granted the power to directly observe the practices of doctors in out-of-hospital facilities. The new authority given to the college on the physician's practice is relevant to the course of investigations into complaints against physicians.


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