Who is HPRAC and what do they do?
HPRAC advises the Minister on whether unregulated health professions should be regulated, whether regulated professions should no longer be regulated, amendments to the Regulated Health Professions Act, a health profession act or a regulation under those acts, quality assurance and patient relations programs of Ontario’s health regulatory Colleges, and on other matters referred to it by the Minister.
Members of the Council are appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council. In formulating its advice, HPRAC seeks knowledgeable information and comment from members of the public, community organizations, interest groups, health professional regulatory colleges and associations, and conducts extensive research. The Council aims to be accessible and open, and its consultative processes may include written submissions, public hearings, focus groups, research projects and community meetings in order to capture the experience and expertise of those with an interest in the matter.
Ontario Opticianry Act 1991- Know it? Read it.