Apologies in the Healing Process: The Apology Act, 2008
Submission on Bill 108 to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy
February 17, 2009
RNAO Submission on Bill 108
Summary of Recommendations
RNAO recommends that the Committee members support Bill 108, the Apology Act, without amendment.
RNAO recommends that education programs for health-care professionals be implemented that include how to best to effect an apology when a medical error or adverse incident has occurred and the legal, ethical and professional obligations that may apply.