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William Osler discipline of doctor an egregious abuse of power

February 5, 2021

The decision by the William Osler Health System to strip a physician of a medical director role after he criticized the province’s handling o...

Author: Brooke Shekter

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Presumed consent with organ donation is a dangerous step beyond informed consent

January 27, 2021

A recent decision by the Nova Scotia government to automatically make almost every adult in the province an organ donor will benefit those who need...

Author: Brooke Shekter

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Changes to medical assistance in dying are overdue, and still not quite right

November 25, 2020

When the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the absolute prohibition on physician-assisted death infringed on a person’s Charter rights, the ...

Author: Brooke Shekter

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Five Steps to Take When a Professional Conduct Complaint is Lodged Against You

October 1, 2020

As a self-regulated health professional, it can be a stressful experience to receive notice from your College that a patient has filed a complaint ...

Author: Brooke Shekter

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Physician Assistants, Legal and Ethical Use in Practice

September 4, 2020

The response to my previous opinion piece regarding the legal and ethical use in practice of Physician Assistants [PA] demonstrates, in my opi...

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Doctors Should not be Treating Physician Assistants as Substitutes

August 26, 2020

People visiting a walk-in clinic or family health team office may be seen by someone with a stethoscope around their neck, who they will likely ass...

Related Services: Provincial Licencing  |  Fitness to Practice/Disability  |  Peer Review/Quality Assurance  |  Advocacy and Representation of Health Care Professionals

 

Canadians have nothing to fear from private-sector involvement in public health care

July 30, 2020

It should be obvious to everyone that our current healthcare model is not working, as evidenced by waitlists that sometimes stretch beyond a year a...

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As Alberta now realizes, private clinics are the best way to tackle long waitlists

July 22, 2020

Alberta is on the right track with a bill that will make it easier for private surgical clinics to be established, setting the example for other pr...

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How Much Risk is Reasonable Risk a Health Care Professional is Expected to Take in a Pandemic?

April 24, 2020

Those on the frontlines in the battle against COVID-19 deserve the best personal protective equipment (PPE) that is available. If hospital administ...

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It’s Time to Look at Health Care Through a Different Lens and Embrace Private Clinics

March 9, 2020

As we await the verdict in a B.C. Supreme Court case where Dr. Brian Day argued the private sector has a role to play in our public health-care sys...

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Testimonials

Ms. Tremayne-Lloyd was the keynote speaker at the Medical Staff Association 2011 meeting on June 20, 2011. Her presentation was titled: “Hospital Governance: An Indispensable Joint Venture of Medicine and Management and Rights and Responsibilities of the Medical Staff”. The presentation was well received by the Medical Staff and the topic was certainly relevant. We would recommend her and have her back for any further topics.

Hien Ta, M.D., FRCPC Past Medical Staff President, York Central Hospital

Tracey Tremayne-Lloyd Health Law