Reading time:10minutes For many people with terminal and life-threatening illnesses, there’s no place like home. We interview several doctors who dedicate themselves to making their patient’s last wish come true.
Reading time:5minutes As an office of ‘last resort,’ the Patient Ombudsman only deals with complaints that patients or their families have already tried to resolve somewhere else. Since COVID-19, the office has never been busier.
Reading time:2minutes Following the Medical Council of Canada’s decision to discontinue one of its qualifying examinations, CPSO Council passed, in principle, a registration policy to address the new landscape.
Reading time:< 1minute Read highlights of the discussions and decisions made at the September meeting of Council, including our initiatives in right-touch regulation and approval of the Complementary and Alternative Medicine policy.
Reading time:2minutes As hospitals begin to grapple with the issues arising from patient bias towards physicians, CPSO President Dr. Judith Plante explains why it is an issue of concern for the College.
Reading time:3minutes Dr. Nancy Whitmore, College Registrar, provides highlights of the activities of the last quarter. She also explains why patient bias expressed towards physicians and trainees is an issue of concern.
Reading time:2minutes Patients may ask you to write notes or complete forms exempting them from wearing a mask, returning to work in-person or getting vaccinated. We provide some advice on how to handle these requests.
Reading time:2minutes A survey of 2,100 Canadian physicians found most intend to keep virtual care as a component of their post-pandemic practice — nearly a quarter expect to increase its use, while 4 in 10 expect it to remain the same.