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Transparency: How much information should you find online about a health care professional?

On March 11 at 1pm ET, The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (@cpso_ca) returns to consult with the #hcsmca community to ask “

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The battle for Ontario doctors' freedom of conscience rights

On February 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the ban on euthanasia and physician assisted suicide in Canada is unconstitutional. This ruling paves the way for the legalization of euthanasia and physician assisted suicide throughout the entire country. 151 more words


Ontario's College of Physicians spreads word about doctor misconduct

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario routinely notifies medical regulatory bodies worldwide when a physician is accused of professional misconduct, Torstar News Service has learned, while often leaving local authorities in the dark even if it’s possible a crime was committed. 741 more words


Former doctor Nick Rathe accuses police of bias at his public mischief trial

Former medical doctor Charles Nicholas Rathe accused an OPP officer of bias Tuesday, claiming the cop did not do a thorough investigation into his 2007 fraud complaint. 310 more words


Ottawa environmental doctor disciplined for treating suicidal teen with vitamins

An Ottawa doctor who treated a suicidal teenager with vitamins can only work with patients who have other doctors taking care of them, Ontario’s College of Physicians and Surgeons has ruled… 558 more words

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Should doctors barred from treating women be allowed to see men?

When he put his lips on a patient’s breast, Dr. Sastri Maharajh did something that would have been treated as sexual assault if it had occurred outside his examination room. 703 more words


Mike Schouten: Doctors should be allowed to opt out of providing birth-control pills or abortions

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) is asking for public input as part of its regular review of policy guidelines. At issue in this current review is the right of doctors to refuse to provide certain treatments based on religious or moral grounds. 701 more words

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