Human Resources Legislative Update
Ambulance Act Regulation Filed
Date: January 20, 2011
On December 30, 2010, the Ontario government filed amendments to Regulation 257/00 (General) under the Ambulance Act.
O. Reg. 527/10 changes the heading of Part V from “Standard of Patient Care and Transportation” to “Standard of Patient Care and Documentation”, among other things.
The amendments also add a new section 11.1, requiring ambulance operators, emergency medical attendants and paramedics employed by or engaged as a volunteer by an operator to provide documentation in accordance with the Ministry’s ambulance documentation standards.