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PUBLIC TRUST 2018 Discipline Most of the complaints that the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee take action on require the physician to change their practice – perhaps take a course on record-keeping or communications. In rare instances, the conduct is serious enough to result in a formal hearing before the Discipline Committee. 65 Cases Completed 2 AR 10 1 52 Contested MTV Uncontested At the end of 2018, the discipline caseload was 88, with 53 referrals being made in 2018. In 2018, the Committee completed 65 cases, including 62 cases in 60 hearings (3 cases joined in 1 hearing) of allegations of professional misconduct and/or incompetence, two applications for reinstatement (AR - one denied; one granted), and one motion to vary (MTV - granted). 0 (0%) Not Proved 10 (100%) Proved 52 (100%) Proved Discipline Committee decision summaries may be accessed through Dialogue. The full decisions can be found on the College website under Find a Doctor. CPSO ANNUAL REPORT 2018 // page 16