Ministry Reports

Report to Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Re: Medical Liability Review

Submitted by the Honourable Justice Stephen Goudge

April 2018

The ministry retained former Justice Stephen Goudge to conduct a  review of the medical liability system in Ontario to:

  1. Examine the causes of the increased costs of medical liability protection, and
  2. To make recommendations to the ministry respecting changes to the medical liability system to ensure that patients in cases where medical malpractice is found receive appropriate compensation in a timely manner, while at the same time ensuring that healthcare institutions and other healthcare providers are accorded fair processes.

The report is available for download in PDF format below:

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