Investigations, Complaints & Reports Committee (ICRC)

FIRST QUARTER, JUNE 1, 2023 – AUGUST 31, 2023

In the 1st Quarter, the College received 29 new complaints. The nature of service in relation to these matters is as follows:

Timeline Snapshot

ICRC Meetings

The ICRC held two meetings, to consider a total of 18 cases. In addition, the ICRC held 17 teleconferences to consider 25 cases.

The first ICRC meeting for the 2nd quarter met once, with 5 cases on the agenda.

ICRC Dispositions

The ICRC disposed of 19 cases during the 1st Quarter, as follows. The ICRC actions ranged from providing advice to a referral to the Discipline Committee, in 10, or 53%, 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.

†SCERP: Specified Continuing Education or Remedial Program

The dispositions of these 19 cases, as they relate to nature of service, are as follows:

Disposition of Allegations

The 19 cases disposed of included the consideration of 54 allegations. The ICRC took some action with respect to 24, or 44%, of these allegations

Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (HPARB)

In the 1st Quarter, three HPARB reviews of ICRC decisions were requested. The College received four HPARB decisions, all confirming ICRC decisions.