New changes from the Protecting Patients Act, 2017 came into effect in May 2018, and affect midwives’ mandatory reporting obligations, financial resources that are available related to sexual abuse complaints, and the College’s By-law.
protecting patients act
Bill 87, the Protecting Patients Act, 2017 was given royal assent by the Ontario Legislature on May 30, 2017. This Bill affects the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) and impacts the way that our College regulates midwives. Read more about this important legislation below to find out how it affects midwives and midwifery clients.