Calling all family health teams in Ontario. Here’s something you should know! This blog was written by Maria McDonald from McDonald HR Law Did you know that section 4.1 of the standard family health team (FHT) funding agreement with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) requires FHTs to obtain written pre-approval from… Read more »
Family health teams are interesting creations. What are they? Multi-disciplinary teams providing primary care services to communities across Ontario. A new theme for family health teams is moving from physician-led boards to community or mixed governance and skills-based boards. One of the driving reasons for this change is to deal with potential conflicts of interest… Read more »
Last week I presented with Maria McDonald on “Social Media and the Law” and issues family health teams need to consider. Then on Friday December 3rd the CBC reported on a nurse being found guilty of professional misconduct in Saskatchewan for personal comments she made on Facebook and Twitter about care received by her grandfather…. Read more »
Our September webinar is about understanding contracts you may be asked to sign, and in Octber our title is Managing incapacity in the workplace.
Full details of the 2019 webinar series and registration here.
Privacy Officer training
January 20 & 27 and February 3,10 & 18, 2020
Kate is the program chair for the Osgoode Certificate in Privacy in Healthcare.
This program explores the range of privacy interests that must be protected in the day-to-day treatment of patients, the development of information systems and the creation of institutional policies.More details ...
Advanced Privacy Officer training
December 10, 2019
For experienced Privacy Officers within healthcare organisations.
This one day training course focuses on how to handle difficult privacy situations using real-life (but anonymized) case studies and role-play. Full details and registration here...
Free healthcare privacy webinar - ask me anything!
August 7 and September 4, 2019, 10-11am EST
Free webinars - advance registration needed
Whether you're an experience privacy officer or new in the field, pick Kate’s brain for free for an hour, in this live webinar. No charge, but you’ll need to register in advance.
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.