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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

Archived HPRAC Reports

HPRAC Annual Reports

Other Archived HPRAC Reports 

A Report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care on Interprofessional Collaboration Among Eye Care Health Professions, March 2010

On March 31, 2010, HPRAC completed A Report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care on Interprofessional Collaboration Among Eye Care Health Professions. Its recommendations call for changes to regulations under the Opticianry Act, 2001 and the Optometry Act, 2001 and for action by the Minister outside of legislation or regulation to promote collaboration among the eye health colleges and professions through an Eye Health Council.

Please click the link below to view the report.

A Report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care on Interprofessional Collaboration Among Eye Care Health Professions (PDF)

Report on Interprofessional Collaboration and Non-Physician Prescribing and Use of Drugs, January 2009

HPRAC submitted Critical Links: Transforming and Supporting Patient Care (January 2009), to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and the Minister made the report public on February 2, 2009. Building on HPRAC's previous advice to the Minister over the last two years, this report focuses on interprofessional collaboration, and the prescribing and use of drugs by non-physician regulated health professions and scope of practice reviews for the professions of medical laboratory technology and medical radiation technology.

Please click below to view the report.

Critical Links: Transforming and Supporting Patient Care (PDF)

Interprofessional Collaboration Interim Report - Phase II, Part I, September 2008

HPRAC submitted an interim report - Phase II, Part I concerning mechanisms to facilitate and support Interprofessional Collaboration among health Colleges and regulated health professionals on September 10, 2008.  Please click the link below to view the report.

Report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care on the Health Profession Regulatory Colleges' Patient Relations Programs, May 30, 2008

HPRAC has submitted a report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care on the effectiveness of the health profession regulatory Colleges' Patient Relations Programs.

Report on Scope of Practice Review for Extended Class Nurses (Nurse Practitioners), March 2008

HPRAC submitted a report in response to the Minister's request for a scope of practice review for registered nurses in the extended class (Nurse Practitioners). Click below to view the report.

Interprofessional Collaboration Interim Report, March 2008

HPRAC prepared an interim report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care in response to the Minister's request for advice concerning mechanisms to facilitate and support Interprofessional Collaboration among health Colleges and regulated health professionals. Please click the link below to view the report.

Consultation Discussion Guide on Interprofessional Collaboration, February 15, 2008

To understand various perspectives on this issue including those of health care practitioners and professionals, facilities and institutions, clients and patients, advocates and regulators, HPRAC has developed a Discussion Guide that poses a number of questions concerning interprofessional collaboration. Responses to this Guide will assist us in framing further consultations and research activity and responding to the Minister. Responses to the report are due May 31, 2008.

Use of titles in the regulated profession of Psychology, November 2006

HPRAC submitted a report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care in the fall of 2006.  This report has been released by the Minister, and is now available. To view the report, click "Report" below.

Report on the Use of the "Doctor Title" in Traditional Chinese Medicine, September 2006

HPRAC prepared a report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care on regulatory issues and matters respecting the use of the "Doctor Title" in traditional Chinese medicine. The report has been released following the Minister's consideration. Please click the link below to view the report.

Personal Support Workers, September 2006

HPRAC prepared an interim and final report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care in response to the Minister's request for advice concerning the regulation of Personal Support Workers in Ontario. The interim report is included in the "New Directions" report above.  To view the final report, click "Report" below.

New Directions, April 2006

HPRAC's report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care in response to his February 7, 2005 letter requesting advice on regulatory issues and matters respecting health care practitioners, patients and clients, and health regulatory Colleges in Ontario is now available. To view the report, click "Report" below.

Other HPRAC Reports