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Regulator won’t force MDs to betray conscience

 

September 18, 2008 | Daniel Kanis

Update – According to the Toronto Star, the College has voted in favour of the new policy. Read more here.

National Post – 2008.09.18 By Charles Lewis

The regulating body for Ontario physicians has backed off a controversial proposal that would have forced doctors to put aside their religious views when dealing with patients. Protests from the Ontario Medical Association and numerous religious groups appear to have tempered the thinking of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

The new document, released yesterday, has removed provisions that would have potentially seen doctors face more misconduct charges for putting their own conscience before the convenience of patients. Keep reading here.

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