Under the Regulatory Bodies / Professional Associations section on our healthcare profiles you will find links that direct you to the appropriate Regulatory College and Professional Association websites of the health professional profile you are viewing. On these websites you will be able to find information on the latest Public Protection initiatives put on by the College.
Safe and Effective Health Care.
The Ontario government protects your right to receive safe, competent, ethical and compassionate health care services for your health needs through the regulation of health professionals.
More information is now provided about the province’s health care professionals, specifically when it comes to their conduct and practice issues.
There are specific functions in place to protect you to receive safe and effective health care in Ontario, these are:
It is only regulated health care professionals that have to answer to a regulatory body for the quality of the care they provide. This means protection for your life and health.
Unregulated care providers do not have the same mandatory measures to make sure their professionals have the proper training, education or standards. Your complaint or concern can only be dealt with by their employer or through the court system.
What is a Regulatory College? – Public Education & Protection
What is a Professional Association? – A Voice for their Members
What is a Public Register? – Protection & Accountability
Quality Assurance – A Marker for Safety & Quality
Transparency – Commitment to Openness
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