Policy and Political Action

Policy & Political Action

Prevent Sexual Abuse of Patients

On March 30, representatives from RNAO’s policy department presented to the Ministry’s Task Force to Review Legislation to Prevent Sexual Abuse of Patients. RNAO commented on provisions under the Regulated Health Profession’s Act and the role of the regulating colleges in responding to complaints of sexual abuse. Best practices at the provider and organizational level from the healthy work environment and clinical best practice guidelines were also put forward.

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