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Mailing Address
Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council
56 Wellesley St W.,
12th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5S 2S3

Telephone and Facsimile
Toll-Free: 1-888-377-7746
Telephone: 416-326-1550.
Fax: 416-326-1549


Current Ministerial Referrals

Referral on Applied Behaviour Analysis

On October 17, HPRAC received a request from the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to provide advice on what activities or aspects associated with Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) pose a significant and inherent risk of harm (if any), whether the risk of harm varies by client population and if there is a risk of harm, what is the range of options for an approach to oversight that could be considered.

Referral on the Controlled Act of Psychotherapy

On November 1, 2017 HPRAC concluded its work on this referral by delivering its report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care. HPRAC's reports are confidential until released by the Minister. 

Referral on the Regulation of Chiropody under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA)

On August 31, 2015, HPRAC concluded its work on this referral by delivering its report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Chiropody and Podiatry: Regulation of the Profession and the Model of Foot Care in Ontario. HPRAC's reports are confidential until released by the Minister.

 On March 7, 2017, the Minister publicly released the report. 

Registered Nurse (RN) Prescribing

On March 31, 2016 HPRAC submitted its report to the Minister on Registered Nurse Prescribing in Ontario.

Referral on the Regulation of Diagnostic Sonographers under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991

On June 27, 2014 HPRAC concluded its work on this referral by delivering its report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Diagnostic Sonography: Recommendations for Regulation under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991. HPRAC's reports are confidential until released by the Minister.

On August 24, 2015, the Minister publicly released the report. 

Referral on Chiropody and Podiatry

On August 31, 2015 HPRAC submitted its report to the Minister on the regulation of chiropody and podiatry and the model of foot care in Ontario.

Referral on the Regulation of Paramedics under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 

On Dec. 20, 2013, HPRAC concluded its work on this referral by delivering its report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Hon. Deb. Matthews: Paramedicine in Ontario: Consideration of the Application for the Regulation of Paramedics under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991. HPRAC's reports are confidential until released by the Minister.

On March 7, 2014, the Minister publicly released the report.