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Is there a time limit on using Patient Relations Program funding?

Posted June 4, 2020

Yes. funding ends when one of the following occurs (whichever comes first):

    • A maximum of $23,200 is reached.
    • The complaint is withdrawn.
    • Five years have passed since the date the funding was approved.
    • The complaint is dismissed under section 66(3)(b) of the Health Professions Act.
    • A hearing tribunal determines there was no unprofessional conduct.

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