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Books and documents by Kate

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Other documents & PDFs

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March 6, 2018

The impact of a privacy breach

Kate reads from a court victim impact statement about a privacy breach

Disciplinary consequences

Disciplinary consequences for a privacy breach

February 10, 2018

Privacy paralysis

Kate talking about privacy paralysis

Kate’s Upcoming events

Health privacy ask-me-anything webinar

March 21 2018, 12 noon

Free event for members of my Privacy Officer community

Do you have privacy questions you want to ask me? this is an opportunity to touch base and ask questions. Registration by invitation.

Team Privacy Training Events

March 22, March 23, April 19, June 13

For Primary Care clinics and FHTs

Kate trains health professionals from another five primary care organizations how being privacy-respectful can improve therapeutic relationships. more details...

Where immigration and health law issues collide

April 25, 2018

Presentation to invited Community Health Centre clients

In collaboration with immigration lawyer Jacqueline Swaisland.

2018 Privacy Officer Training

May 8 to June 12, 2018

16 hours live and online training

for Privacy Officers and Privacy Officers-to-be. Live sessions held in Toronto. details and booking...

Kate Dewhirst Health Law

Kate says:

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.

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