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News & Discipline hearings

Upcoming discipline hearing: Dr. Leslie Yan Wan Ee, ND. March 30 & 31, 2020 and April 1, 7, 8 & 9, 2020. -- The Ontario Superior Court of Justice granted the College a permanent injunction restraining Mr. Denys Gagnon. -- 2020 Council Election Resu

College Reports

The 2018/19 Annual Report is now available in English and French.

Patient Rights

Our one-page handout describes patients' rights when receiving care from a naturopath. Patients and NDs are invited to download a copy today! Aussi disponible en français.

Volunteer Opportunities

Join more than 80 Members of the profession who volunteer with the College. We currently have a number of opportunities available.

Things to KnOw

Important information to keep you informed and up to date with the College and its activities.

iNformeD Winter 2019/20

This issue focuses on a registration renewal, on a discipline outcome and an ND's essay, on ownership and transfer of patient files, on the Governance Review consultation and much more.

Updates to Standards and Guidelines

The College Executive Committee recently approved changes to a number of Standards of Practice and Guidelines that outline quality and safety expectations for services provided to patients by naturopaths. Click the title above to see the changes.

Complaints Process Infographic

Our new Complaints Process infographic outlines the course of a complaint from start to finish.

Registration Renewal 2019

Important information about the Payment Plan Program.

Andrew's Corner

The blog of the Registrar of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario is open to the public and members of the profession to participate in by reviewing and providing comments. Posts are listed below by topic covered.
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Myth Bustersd4092879-8db9-46a0-930a-42c3c54cad1112/5/2019 1:39:53 PM
The Public Register: an important patient resourceb47caa86-9412-403d-be17-270ae4350ba711/22/2019 3:58:33 PM
6 Tips to Avoid Insurance Related Complaints8ab48d5d-28d7-4e7b-ab86-3b659a4d9cc410/18/2019 1:56:55 PM
7 Tips for Using Electronic Records in Your Practiceeff5bebd-bdf8-41a9-a780-0a1ce5bdd7ec8/14/2019 10:26:13 AM
Medical Devices98d77dc8-c37e-41b5-bc30-d4275b80be1c6/27/2019 11:40:51 AM

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