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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: 416-327-8897


Click here for overview of current ministerial referrals

Regulation of Physician Assistants under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA)

HPRAC's work on this referral is now complete.

HPRAC Research on the Regulation of Physician Assistants under the RHPA

Along with other research, the following reviews were completed in support of the final recommendation

The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants' (CAPA) application for the regulation of Physician Assistants under RHPA

HPRAC received an application from CAPA seeking regulation of Physician Assistants under the RHPA. The application was posted for comments during consultation period. To view the application, please click on the following link:

CAPA proposal to regulate Physician Assistants under the RHPA 

Stakeholder Feedback on CAPA's proposal

Responses from organizations (as of Friday March 30, 2012)

Responses from organizations (as of Friday March 30, 2012)

HPRAC's Final Report

On August 31, 2012, HPRAC submitted its report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care on whether the Physician Assistant profession should be regulated under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA). Please click below to view the report.

The Health Profession Assistant: Consideration of the Physician Assistant Application for Regulation - Volume I 
The Health Profession Assistant: Consideration of the Physician Assistant Application for Regulation - Volume II 

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