- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Children’s homes not required to obtain pharmacy licenses, court holds
- Explanation for refusal to reinstate license not required, court says
- Though hearsay, script for pharmacist’s fraudulent calls held acceptable evidence in revocation proceeding
- Licensee’s age and threat to his practice held to justify stay of suspension
- Board members’ exposure to facts in proposed consent order not sufficient to show bias
The Canadian government may soon be making changes to the law, taking power away from self-regulating bodies and giving it to Health Minister Eric Hoskins. Mr Hoskins (pictured) announced in December that the Liberal government would bring in changes to the Regulated Health Professions Act aimed at better protecting patients. One of the major changes proposed to that end is to expand the list of acts of sexual abuse that would lead to a mandatory revocation of a health professional’s license. Medical malpractice lawyer Paul . . .
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