Physician Assistant Fees

Reading time: 3 minutes In anticipation of assuming the regulation of Physician Assistants (PAs) in 2024, CPSO is circulating fee proposals for the application and renewal of PA registration certificates.

September 2023 Council at a Glance

Reading time: < 1 minute We highlight some of the discussions and decisions from our September meeting of Council, including the approval of our updated human rights policy.

Recommendations from Coroner Following Hospital Suicides

Reading time: 3 minutes We share recommendation from the Coroner’s Office for system changes after several patients died by suicide while hospitalized, on a pass or shortly after discharge.

Patient Selection for OHPs

Reading time: 4 minutes We developed 10 standards for Out-of-Hospital Premises, including a standard to help physicians determine a patient’s suitability for those procedures performed in OHPs.

Reducing Barriers to Care

Reading time: 3 minutes CPSO continues to work closely with our health care partners to improve physician supply in Ontario and results from our updated registration policies have been encouraging.

Collaborating on Health Care Solutions

Reading time: 3 minutes Dr. Nancy Whitmore, Registrar and CEO, discusses both challenges and reasons for optimism in the health care system in her letter to the profession.

Medical uncertainty article resonates for reader

Reading time: < 1 minute A Toronto doctor has kind words for our recent medical uncertainty article and, in fact, the direction ‘Dialogue’ has been taking in general.

‘In Dialogue’ Episode 19: How we talk about suicide matters

Reading time: 3 minutes Dr. Juveria Zaheer, a psychiatrist and researcher at CAMH, and Gina Nicoll, a dual expertise researcher at CAMH, talk about demystifying suicide prevention and awareness, the benefits of safety planning over contracting for safety, and the important role language plays in treatment.