Inquiries, Complaints & Reports Committee (ICRC)

First quarter, June 1, 2022 to August 31, 2022

New Complaints and Reports

In the 1st Quarter, the College received 25 new complaints and opened one Health Inquiry, for a total of 26 new matters. The nature of service in relation to these matters is as follows:

Timeline Snapshot

There are currently 147 open Complaints and Registrar’s Investigations being actively investigated.

ICRC Meetings

The ICRC met four times to consider a total of 42 cases. In addition, the ICRC held 16 teleconferences to consider 19 cases.

ICRC Dispositions

The ICRC disposed of 18 cases during the 1st Quarter, as follows. The ICRC took some remedial action, ranging from providing advice to a referral to the Discipline Committee, in 9, or 50%, of these cases:

*F&V: Frivolous, vexatious, made in bad faith, moot or otherwise an abuse of process, pursuant to s.26(4) of the
Health Professions Procedural Code.

The dispositions of these 18 cases, as they relate to nature of service, are as follows:

Disposition of Allegations

The 18 cases disposed of included the consideration of 50 allegations. The ICRC took some remedial action with respect to 24, or 48%, of these allegations:

Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (HPARB)

In the 1st Quarter, two HPARB reviews of ICRC decisions were requested. The College received seven HPARB decision, all confirming ICRC decisions.