I’m Kate Dewhirst.

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Kate Dewhirst Health Law - bringing the law to life. Meet Kate (in 13 seconds)

Books and documents by Kate

Kate is the primary author of these.

Other documents & PDFs

Documents from other organizations.

Videos

March 6, 2018

The impact of a privacy breach

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

March 6, 2018

Disciplinary consequences

Disciplinary consequences for a privacy breach

February 10, 2018

Privacy paralysis

Kate talking about privacy paralysis

Some of Kate’s recent and upcoming events

Free healthcare privacy webinar - ask me anything!
the first Wednesday of every month

Free webinars - advance registration needed

Whether you're an experienced 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.

Health Privacy Officer Foundations training
April 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24 2021

For Privacy Officers within healthcare organizations.

This course focuses on how to become a more confident privacy officer and gives you the tools to document your privacy program. Full details and registration here...

Join the Shush: a collective of health privacy officers
Annual membership 2021

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.

Team Privacy Training Events
March 24, 25, 31 and April 6, 8, 22, 28

For Primary Care clinics, Hospitals, Community Agencies, Public Health Units, Schools, Police departments

Kate trains health professionals from many more health care organizations how being privacy-respectful can improve therapeutic relationships. More details...

Primary care webinars: Employment Law Update & Legal Issues for EDs and Board members

Part of Kate’s monthly webinar series.

Our April program will address how to run a meeting and in May we discuss the legal pit of doom in having your employees also as your patients.
Full details of the 2021 webinar series and registration here.

Part X CYFSA Privacy Designate Course - video course online

For Privacy Designates in the child welfare sector including children's aid societies and indigenous children's well-being centres

We focus on how to implement Part X of the Child Youth and Family Services Act in your organization.
Full details and registration here.

Osgoode Health Law Certificate

Kate is presenting at the Osgoode Health Law Certificate on March 11 on Privacy Issues

Kate Dewhirst Health Law

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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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