Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council’s Final Report

On June 28, 2007, the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care directed the Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council (HPRAC) to review issues relating to the regulation of chiropody and podiatry and provide advice as to whether and how there should be changes to existing legislation regarding these related professions”. The Minister asked that the Council include “an analysis of the current model of foot care in Ontario, issues regarding restricted titles, and whether the existing limitations on the podiatrist class of members should continue.

On August 31, 2015, HPRAC submitted its report entitled Chiropody and Podiatry:  Regulation of the Profession and the Model of Foot Care in Ontario.  On March 7, 2017, the Minister publicly released the report.  There is currently a 45 day consultation period to olicit public comment on the report and recommendations.   The report can be accessed at the following:

Chiropody and Podiatry: Regulation of the Profession and the Model of Foot Care in Ontario, Volume 1

Chiropody and Podiatry: Regulation of the Profession and the Model of Foot Care in Ontario, Volume 2

Comments can be sent to regulatoryprojects@ontario.ca.

The College’s Response to the HPRAC Report on Chiropody and Podiatry was submitted to the Ministry on April 21, 2017. Click here to view the response.