First quarter, June 1, 2021 – August 31, 2021
New Complaints and Reports
In the 1st Quarter, the College received 28 new complaints and opened one Registrar’s Investigation and one Health Inquiry, for a total of 30 new matters. The nature of service in relation to these matters is as follows:
There are currently 133 open Complaints and Registrar’s Investigations that are being actively investigated.
The ICRC met on June 17 and August 6, 2021 to consider a total of 17 cases. The ICRC also held 14 teleconferences to consider 18 cases. The next meeting is scheduled for September 17, 2021, where 11 cases are scheduled to be discussed.
The ICRC disposed of 33 cases during the 1st Quarter, 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 Remediation Program.
The dispositions of these 33 cases, as they relate to nature of service, are as follows:
Disposition of Allegations
The 33 cases disposed of included the consideration of 82 allegations. The ICRC took some remedial action with respect to 26, or 32%, 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 one HPARB decision confirming the ICRC decision. Another request for review was withdrawn by the individual requesting the review.