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What can be Reviewed by the Health Professions Review Board

A registrant (member, or potential member, of a health professions college) or complainant who is affected by any of the following decisions made by a self-governing health professions college under the Health Professions Act may request a review of the:

  • refusal of a grant of registration as a member of a college [except for a refusal under section 20(2.1) or (3)];
  • grant of registration in a class of registrants under section 20(2) with limits or conditions on the practice of the designated health profession by the registrant [except limits or conditions imposed under section 20(2.1) or (3)];
  • refusal of certification as a certified non-registrant;
  • failure, by the inquiry committee, to dispose of a complaint made under section 32(1) or an investigation under section 33(4) within the required time;

    Note:  registrants who are the subject of a complaint that is investigated and adjudicated by a College may not request a review by the Review Board of a decision or a Registrar or Inquiry Committee against those registrants.  Such registrants may only pursue available remedies within the college discipline process as provided by the Health Professions Act.

A complainant who is affected by any of the following decisions made by a self-governing health professions college under the Health Professions Act may request a review of the:

  • failure, by the inquiry committee, to dispose of a complaint made under section 31(1) or an investigation under section 33(4) with the required time;
  • disposition of a complaint made by an inquiry committee under section 32(3), 33(6)(a) to (c) or 37.1.

An application for review must be made within 30 days of the day on which written notice of the registration decision, delayed investigation or inquiry committee disposition is delivered to you.

How to Request a Review

To apply for a review to the Review Board, please print, complete and deliver one of the following Application Forms:

Alternatively, if you prefer you may simply write a letter to the Review Board.

Your letter must include all of the following:

  • identify the decision or disposition for which a review is being requested,
  • state the relief being sought and why the decision or disposition should be changed,
  • your name address and telephone number, and if you have an agent to act on your behalf in respect of the review, the name of the agent and the telephone number at which your agent may be reached ,
  • include an address for service for the purpose of delivery of any notices in respect of the review, and
  • be signed by you as the applicant or by your agent.

Please Note: Your application for review must be made in writing and signed.  To protect your privacy and ensure confidentiality, the Review Board does not accept applications for review by email.