Includes privacy, consent to treatment, and substitute decision making. Also includes complaints about doctors, health professionals, and health care.
Some indicators of legal issues
What the clients may say:
- "My doctor won't let me see my personal health record."
Legal Services and Information
|Ottawa Hospital (The) - Department of Patient Relations||Service managing patient inquiries, feedback and complaints facilitates resolution of patient and family concerns proactively supports the identification, analysis and mitigation of potential risks for…|
|Ontario Legal Information Centre||COVID-19 (May 7, 2020): Centre will no longer offer its services in person for the time being * legal information services remain available by telephone…|
|Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities - Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities||COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance.…|
|College of Psychologists of Ontario (The) - Complaints and Investigation||Regulatory body of psychologists in the province promotes excellence in the practice of psychologyA description of the Complaints Process is available as an Online Resource…|
|College of Optometrists of Ontario||Regulates the optometry profession in Ontario * investigates complaints * website has Find an Optometrist section|
|Advocacy Centre for the Elderly||Community legal clinic representation in cases involving issues of particular importance to seniors, such as long term care, hospital discharge issues, elder abuse, government pensions,…|
|Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario||Regulatory authority of the dental profession in Ontario regulates the dental profession in the interests of public protection and safety investigates all complaints about the…|
|College of Nurses of Ontario||Provincial regulating body for registered nurses (RNs), registered practical nurses (RPNs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) * investigates complaints * online public directory of nurses allowed…|
|College of Chiropractors of Ontario||Regulating body of the profession investigates complaints website offers chiropractor search|
|College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario||Provincial medical regulatory board * investigates complaints relating to doctors' services or conduct * physician search available on website|