Laying the Groundwork for Physician Assistant Regulation

Reading time: 3 minutes In 2024, Physician Assistants (PA) will be regulated by CPSO. We are now consulting on proposed regulatory changes to make PA oversight a reality.

Adopt Least Restraint Principles

Reading time: 5 minutes Following the accidental hanging of an elderly patient, health care teams are urged to adopt least restraint principles to avoid accidental asphyxia.

Pharmacists’ Expansion of Scope

Reading time: 5 minutes Ontario is the ninth province to allow pharmacists to prescribe for minor ailments. During a recent webinar, participants discussed the impact on the health care system.

June 2023 Council at a Glance

Reading time: < 1 minute We provide highlights from the June meeting of Council, including the approval of the revised, streamlined set of standards for Out-of-Hospital Premises.

Addressing Urgency

Reading time: 3 minutes Patients are unsettled by their unsuccessful efforts to access care in a stressed system. CPSO Council President Dr. Rob Gratton talks about the urgency for change.

Primary Care in Distress

Reading time: 3 minutes One of the solutions proposed to address the family medicine crisis is to boost physician supply. Dr. Nancy Whitmore discusses how CPSO is contributing to that effort.

Recognize Excellence with our Council Award

Reading time: < 1 minute CPSO updated the nomination process for the 2024 Council Awards, making it easier for you to nominate a fellow physician by submitting a simple, online nomination package.

New Public Council Member

Reading time: 2 minutes CPSO is pleased to welcome Dr. Faiq Bilal (PhD) to Council as a new public member from Milton. Throughout his career, he has worked on various science advisory positions.

Election Results

Reading time: < 1 minute Elections were held earlier this year in Districts 5 and 10. The results saw the return of five incumbents and the addition of one new Council member.

‘In Dialogue’ Episode 16: Transforming Health: Inclusive, Personalized Care

Reading time: 2 minutes Dr. Jordan Goodridge, a family physician specializing in 2SLGBTQIA+ health and HIV care, talks about creating inclusive spaces; continuous learning to better support all patients; and individualizing care for better health outcomes.