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Call for Nominations for Election to CMLTO Council

01 March 2019

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Help shape the future of healthcare in Ontario! The CMLTO Council invites engaged, motivated MLTs to run for Council election in five districts of the province.

Council establishes the CMLTO's strategic direction and the outcomes that will lead self-regulation forward in the interest of public safety. Learn more by clicking here (PDF).

CMLTO issues registration suspensions

12 February 2019

MLTs who did not renew their memberships by 11:59 pm EST on Friday, February 8, 2019, have had their certificates of registration suspended. CMLTO Registrar & CEO Kathy Wilkie is notifying those who have been suspended and their employers by postal mail. Upon suspension, those people are no longer authorized to practise medical laboratory technology in Ontario.

Further, a permanent notation of the suspension (and subsequent reinstatement, if applicable) will appear in the MLT’s record in the CMLTO Public Register. A list containing the names of all suspended medical laboratory technologists will be published in the CMLTO FOCUS newsletter. To determine an MLT’s status at any time, please search the CMLTO Public Register.

New PHIPA rules and requirements for MLTs and employers

03 January 2019

According to new rules under the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), health information custodians in Ontario are now required to report statistics relating to health privacy breaches annually to the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario's (IPC) office, which oversees compliance with PHIPA.

Learn more about the implications of these new rules for MLTs and laboratory employers/managers by clicking here.

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