This document simplifies and summarizes the Health Professions Act for the benefit of employers, public members, and regulated health professionals. 

Click here to download the Health Professions Act Handbook.

We’ve highlighted areas that are relevant to Employers:

  • Health Professional Regulatory Colleges – page 6
  • Registration as a Health Professional –  page 12
  • College Registers – page 15
  • Mandatory Registration – page 17
  • Students – page 18
  • Unregulated Health Providers – page 20
  • Guidance and Oversight – page 22
  • Restricted Activities – page 26 
  • Protection of Titles – page 28
  • Access to Information and Confidentiality – page 33
  • Practice Permits – page 36 & 37
  • Continuing Competency Programs – page 38
  • Practice Visits – page 41
  • Incapacity – page 42
  • Complaints – page 45
  • Alternative Complaint Resolution – page 48
  • Investigations – page 52
  • Discipline Hearings – page 56
  • Liability Insurance – page 58