We protect the public by regulating Ontario opticians, to ensure they maintain a high Standard of Practise and professionalism.
We are announcing a supplemental nomination period to give potential candidates from District 1 who were unable to submit a nomination during the initial window another opportunity to participate. Nominations for opticians in District 1, will be accepted until Monday, September 18, 2023 at 1:00 pm. [ read more ]
As of the nomination deadline, August 28, 2023 at noon, no nominations were received for opticians in District 8 (Central). The supplemental nomination will be open until Monday, September 11, 2023 at 1:00 pm. [ read more ]
When it comes to your health, especially your eyes, being informed is essential. With vision care, patients are often uncertain which health professional delivers which service. [ read more ]
In 2004, the Ontario Government introduced the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) [ read more ]
Delegation By Opticians Delegation is when a regulated health professional transfers their authority to perform a controlled act to a person who is not authorized to perform that act. Delegation can only occur where it complies with relevant standards and/or regulations governing the professional who is delegating the act. [ read more ]
Opticians are among 26 health professions that have been granted the privilege to regulate themselves by the provincial government. [ read more ]