Our thoughts are with the dedicated healthcare professionals and all affected by this virus during the COVID-19 pandemic. See the Ontario Ministry of Health's dedicated website for information: www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

Quick facts about HPRO members:

  • Our members are the 26 regulatory colleges that regulate 29 distinct professions - almost 400,000 healthcare professionals in Ontario.
  • Their duty is to protect the public, making sure healthcare professionals are safe, ethical, and competent.
  • Health regulatory colleges are not educational bodies. Others call similar organizations "licensing boards".
  • The Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) is the legislation that governs Ontario's regulated health professions' Colleges.
  • Professions also have their own professional statutes, e.g., Physiotherapy Act, 1991, that lay out additional, individual definitions, scopes of practice, and authorized acts.
  • Colleges also need to implement the regulations under those Acts, dealing with areas such as registration, professional misconduct, quality assurance , and more.
  • More about how Ontario's health regulatory colleges care about you



Health Profession Regulators of Ontario (HPRO)

301-396 Osborne St, PO Box 244, Beaverton ON  L0K 1A0

info@regulatedhealthprofessions.on.ca | Ph: 416-493-4076


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