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Ontario nursing college now allowed to temporarily register international nurses
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Ontario nursing college now allowed to temporarily register international nurses

TORONTO — Ontario’s nursing college can now start allowing internationally educated nurses to practise while they work toward full registration. Health Minister Sylvia Jones is announcing today that the change aimed at stabilizing the health system is effective immediately.The minister had previously asked the College of Nurses of Ontario to draft regulations to boost the numbers of nurses in the province and she says today that they have now been approved by the government.Also effective immediately, the college will have more flexibility in allowing retired or non-practising nurses to return to the field. Trending Now Jones had also asked the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario to propose ways to get more doctors working in the province and she says effec...
Ontario and its doctors reach virtual care billing deal
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Ontario and its doctors reach virtual care billing deal

By Liam Casey The Canadian Press Posted October 21, 2022 4:18 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size Ontario has reached a deal with doctors related to unintended consequences of the province’s new virtual care program. The Ontario Medical Association says in a note to doctors that specialists who treat patients virtually will not have their fees for virtual appointments slashed on Dec. 1.The province is set to introduce a number of permanent changes to its virtual care program that would see the fee paid to doctors cut to $15 from $37 per patient visi...