Your feedback is valuable.

Ontario health colleges regularly seek the views of the public, health professionals and other stakeholders for the development of policies, guidelines and other documents. The feedback we receive helps fulfill our mandate to protect the public.

Through our consultations, we work to achieve transparent, informed and collaborative policy development for the regulation of health professions in Ontario. Your feedback helps us identify and assess the issues we should examine that concern the public.

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College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario:

Medical Assistance in Dying

CPSO wants to hear your feedback on our current Medical Assistance in Dying policy.

The current policy helps physicians understand their legal obligations with respect to medical assistance in dying (MAID) and sets out professional expectations for issues not addressed in the legislation.

Please visit the dedicated consultation page for additional information and to provide your feedback.

Link to consultation – http://policyconsult.cpso.on.ca/?page_id=13129

The deadline to submit your feedback is Monday, April 12, 2021.

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College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario:

Planning for and Providing Quality End-of-Life Care

CPSO wants to hear your feedback on our current Planning for and Providing Quality End-of-Life Care policy.

The current policy sets out expectations for physicians on a number of issues related to planning for and providing end-of-life care including advance care planning, palliative care, potentially life-saving and life-sustaining treatments, dying at home, and managing conflicts.

Please visit the dedicated consultation page for additional information and to provide your feedback.

Link to consultation – http://policyconsult.cpso.on.ca/?page_id=13103

The deadline to submit your feedback is Monday, April 12, 2021.

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College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario:

Professional Obligations and Human Rights

CPSO wants to hear your feedback on our current Professional Obligations and Human Rights policy.

The current policy sets out physicians’ legal and professional obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code along with professional expectations that address instances where physicians limit the services they provide for reasons of clinical competence and conscience or religion.

Please visit the dedicated consultation page for additional information and to provide your feedback.

Link to consultation – http://policyconsult.cpso.on.ca/?page_id=13126

The deadline to submit your feedback is Monday, April 12, 2021.

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College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario:

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

CPSO wants to hear your feedback on our new draft Complementary and Alternative Medicine policy.

The draft policy sets out expectations for physicians who practice complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and physicians who wish to form professional affiliations with CAM clinics, therapies, products, or devices.

Please visit the dedicated consultation page for additional information and to provide your feedback.

Link to consultation – http://policyconsult.cpso.on.ca/?page_id=13083

The deadline to submit your feedback is Monday, March 15, 2021.

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Citizen Advisory Group

The Citizen Advisory Group helps bring the patient voice and perspective to 18 health regulatory Colleges in Ontario. To find out more, visit their website at citizenadvisorygroup.org.