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86 Doctors

This past month, 86 doctors from across Ontario have received the devastating news that their practices are being assessed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario because of the extent of their opioid prescribing. 673 more words

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Ontario doctor's licence suspended after accepting $700K in loans from patients

TORONTO — An Ontario doctor’s licence has been suspended after he solicited and accepted more than $700,000 in loans from two patients, most of which he has failed to repay, according to a penalty decision released by the doctors’ regulatory body. 471 more words


Toronto doctor committed sexual act on patient, College of Physicians rules


TORONTO – A Toronto doctor engaged in “sexual impropriety” with a teenage patient during a medical appointment, Ontario’s medical watchdog has ruled. 345 more words


"I don't feel comfortable treating you."

Today I had an appointment with a potential family doctor. My midwife and psychiatrist encouraged me to get on as I am pregnant and will also need one for my child’s healthcare. 881 more words

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Patient, 29, died because her cardiologist didn't take the time for a full exam, disciplinary tribunal hears

TORONTO – A city cardiologist charged with professional misconduct didn’t perform physician exams on some patients, and that may have, in one case, resulted in a death that could have been prevented, an expert witness told a disciplinary hearing at The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. 1,066 more words


Interim guidelines set for doctor-assisted suicide in Ontario

TORONTO – Ontario doctors will be permitted to provide assistance in dying to eligible patients within Canada who qualify for publicly funded health care as the federal government works to legislate doctor-assisted suicide. 379 more words


Criminally charged psychiatrist barred from being alone with female patients

Female patients of a Windsor psychiatrist are being warned in advance of sitting down with the doctor that he is up on sexual assault charges and that a chaperone must also attend their appointments. 730 more words

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