SECOND QUARTER, SEPTEMBER 1, 2022 – NOVEMBER 30, 2022
New Complaints and Reports
In the second quarter, the College received 26 new complaints and opened one Health Inquiry, for a total of 27 new matters. The nature of service in relation to these matters is as follows:
There are currently 142 open Complaints and Registrar’s Investigations that are being actively investigated.
The ICRC met three times, to consider a total of 27 cases. In addition, 18 teleconferences were held to consider 27 cases. The Committee held one plenary meeting.
The ICRC disposed of 36 cases during the second quarter. The ICRC took some remedial action, ranging from providing advice to a referral to the Discipline Committee, in 19 (53%) of these cases as follows:
†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.
*SCERP: Specified Continuing Education or Remedial Program
The dispositions of these 36 cases, as they relate to nature of service, are as follows:
Disposition of Allegations
The 36 cases disposed of included the consideration of 79 allegations. The ICRC took some remedial action with respect to 36, or 46%, of these allegations.
Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (HPARB)
In the second quarter, two HPARB reviews of ICRC decisions were requested. The College received two HPARB decision from previously appealed matters both confirming ICRC decisions.