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Five Ways Regulation Helps Instill Confidence in Health Professionals

How do you know if you’re receiving competent, safe and ethical care from a qualified health professional? Oftentimes we’ll search online and read reviews, or we’ll ask family and friends for recommendations. These are powerful resources, but there’s one more resource: The 26 colleges that regulate many health professionals working in Ontario. While these organizations […]

Four things you can learn about regulated health professionals

Health care is often about asking good questions and gathering important information. Health professionals such as doctors, nurses and dentists gather certain details about their patients/clients to help provide them with the best care possible. But you can access details about them, too. This information is readily available online through Ontario’s health regulatory colleges and […]

Helping ensure you get the quality healthcare you need and deserve

Ontariohealthregulators.ca is the go-to place for Ontarians to find information about regulated health professionals Every day, we make several decisions. The cumulative stress associated with all the decisions we make, both large and small, adds up—a phenomenon known as decision fatigue. Healthcare choices weigh particularly heavy, especially during a pandemic.  Imagine a busy mom like […]

Tips to make the most of your health care visits during COVID-19

A virtual or in-person health appointment may seem stressful under current circumstances, but a little planning and communication can help you make the most of every visit.   Ontario has more than 400,000 regulated health professionals including doctors, massage therapists, physiotherapists, opticians, occupational therapists and more. Regulated health professionals have been following the direction of the Ministry of Health and the guidance of their […]

Have your say in health profession regulation

The COVID-19 pandemic may have changed the way you visit some regulated health professionals, but business has continued for the organizations that oversee them. Ontario’s 26 health regulatory colleges have continued to operate throughout the pandemic to ensure that regulated health professionals are competent, that new applicants are qualified to practice, and that concerns and […]