By Maria McDonald, McDonald HR Law You ask your lawyer to draft your health organization’s employment contract or termination release language because you want it done right. You want to limit your exposure for termination pay in an employment contract You want to ensure the termination release prevents the employee from raising any more legal… Read more »
So very excited to share with you my brand new video series for Privacy Officers in the health sector. And it is FREE! Watch this video for all the information and to sign up Free Privacy Officer Training Video Series
Thrilled to be celebrating 2 years at Kate Dewhirst Health Law and Law2Life Coaching. This year has been amazing and also very difficult. When asked, I’ve been answering, “It’s been the best of times and the worst of times.” The BEST! We welcomed dozens of new clients. The heart of our work is serving healthcare… Read more »
By Steven Stechley, McGill Global Health Scholar You know what kindness is… but what is lateral kindness? Lateral kindness is a term originating from the west coast that refers to non-hierarchical kindness within Indigenous communities. It is a concept that draws on Indigenous values which promote and celebrate positive things that take place within the… Read more »
Normally, I am an upbeat happy person. Not today. Sometimes I get the blues. Maybe you do too. Today, my life feels like a Country song. It goes something like this … My beloved dog of 11 years died a few days ago. My house was broken into on Sunday. I discovered that this morning… Read more »
Join the Shush: a collective of health privacy officers Annual membership 2022
For Privacy Officers within healthcare organizations
This is an annual membership program that takes theory into practice and tackles real life scenarios to build Privacy Officer skills. Full details and registration here.
Primary care webinars: Employment Law Update & Legal Issues for EDs and Board members
Part of Kate’s monthly webinar series.
Our May program will address progressive discipline and in September we discuss mandatory training for new employees and October we discuss ethical decision making in primary care. Full details of the 2022 webinar series and registration here.
Team Privacy Training Events August 3, September 7, 23
For Primary Care clinics, Hospitals, Community Agencies, Mental Health Teams, Public Health Units, School Boards, Police departments
Kate trains health professionals from many more health care organizations how being privacy-respectful can improve therapeutic relationships. More details...
Ontario Hospital Association Professional Staff Credentialing Toolkit
2nd Edition is now available for managing physicians, dentists, midwives and nurse practitioners in hospitals Read here...
Free summary of all PHIPA IPC decisions
Want to read privacy breach stories to learn how to improve your work? We have summarized all the Information and Privacy Commissioner's health privacy decisions for you Download here...
Kate Dewhirst Health Law
My mission is bringing the law to life. I make legal theory understandable, accessible and fun! I’m available and love to work for all organizations in the healthcare sector across Ontario and beyond.
[OCT 6 – WEBINAR SERIES] Register now at link for "Right or Wrong — Ethical decision-making"… https://t.co/mPCiMBsJN3
08:00 AM Sep 26th
Register now for this FREE upcoming Ask Me Anything. We cover topics like:
- video surveillance
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