Category Archives: Professional Regulation

HPRB – Requirements for showing an incomplete investigation

Where an applicant to the Health Professions Review Board alleges an investigation into his complaint was incomplete, the applicant must specify what particular matters he says were not explored, and show they were not, in fact, explored by the Inquiry…

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Limiting access to “the record” of HPRB complainant-applicants

Complainants under the Health Professions Act are not parties at the inquiry committee stage, but acquire party status upon seeking a review before the Health Professions Review Board. A complainant may not, however, be the patient receiving the services subject…

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Applicant fitness to practice and past aberrant wrongful conduct

Professional regulatory bodies require applicants to be of good character or morally fit before admitting them into membership.   What constitutes a fit applicant for membership depends on the facts of each case.  Past wrongful conduct should be examined in light…

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