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- About HPRAC
Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council
56 Wellesley St W.,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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HPRAC has received a referral letter from the Minister regarding models of prescribing for registered nurses.
HPRAC submitted its report to the Minister on the regulation of chiropody and podiatry and the model of foot care in Ontario.
The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care has publicly released "Diagnostic Sonography: Recommendations for Regulation under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991" on whether the profession of diagnostic sonography should be regulated under the RHPA.
HPRAC recently sought input on the regulation of chiropody & podiatry in Ontario. Stakeholders had a two-week period in which to comment on the submissions received. This comment period ended on April 22, 2015.
HPRAC advises the Minister on whether unregulated health professions should be regulated, whether regulated professions should no longer be regulated, amendments to the Regulated Health Professions Act, a health profession act or a regulation under those acts, quality assurance and patient relations programs of Ontario's health regulatory Colleges, and on other matters referred to it by the Minister.
Members of the Council are appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council. In formulating its advice, HPRAC seeks knowledgeable information and comment from members of the public, community organizations, interest groups, health professional regulatory colleges and associations, and conducts extensive research. The Council aims to be accessible and open, and its consultative processes may include written submissions, public hearings, focus groups, research projects and community meetings in order to capture the experience and expertise of those with an interest in the matter.