HPRO joins with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO) in mourning the loss of Kevin Taylor, their Registrar & CEO, and HPRO's President.
Words cannot express our profound sadness.
A memorial page has been created and circulated by Kevin's family: kevinmtaylor.ca. You can leave a tribute or share a memory there and find out more about donating in Kevin's memory.
Notice from CRTO's Website
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 - over 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