The College is committed to fairness and transparency, and this commitment is why we post our decision making tools online. The Quality Assurance Program (QAP) Non-Compliance Decision Making Tool was posted on our Decision Making Tools and Strategic Documents web page to allow members to understand the framework guiding QAP non-compliance decisions. The tool guides Quality Assurance Committee panels in their evaluation of a member’s demonstrated accountability to the QAP and ensures a transparent, consistent, and fair process.
This March, your College of Midwives of Ontario Council proposed a registration fee increase. If approved, this increase would bring the fees to $2150 for general class of registration and $1075 for inactive class of registration, effective for this year’s renewal. We would then move to increasing the annual fees by inflation, at 2% per year. While this was not an easy decision, it is necessary in order for the College to continue fulfilling its mandate of public protection and meeting the cost of regulation
As midwives know, setting and maintaining high professional standards is fundamental to public protection and public confidence in the midwifery profession. At the College, we need to ensure that our standards of practice clearly set out the high standards we expect of all midwives. This led us to develop the new Professional Standards for Midwives (Professional Standards), which were approved by Council on March 21st.
We’ve posted the Quality Assurance Program Non-Compliance Decision-Making Tool to the Decision Making Tools and Strategic Documents section of our website. This…