We provide practical advice to the healthcare sector on matters spanning employment law, to construction projects, to specialized legislation, and all points in between. Our clients range from government agencies to private health care providers and health care facilities.

Understanding the stakes

In the world of health care, you are often required to make decisions that have tremendous impact on the lives of patients and clients. You understand the stakes at play day in and day out. We understand these stakes too. For decades, we have provided advice to a number of key players in healthcare, including:

  • Government agencies
  • Regional health authorities
  • Provincial boards
  • Voluntary and private health care providers, both for-profit and not-for-profit
  • Professional Associations and Professional Regulatory Organizations
  • Acute care facilities
  • Continuing care facilities
  • Supportive housing, and
  • Other related facilities

As a healthcare organization you face many of the same challenges as any organization. But there’s no denying the healthcare context is unique. Our clients rely on us to provide advice that is not only sound and timely, but also sensitive to this special context.

A broad spectrum of services

Our experience is deep, and our approach is practical. We can help you with:

  • Alternative payment plans and funding arrangements
  • Clinical trial agreements and related issues
  • Construction and financing
  • Contractual matters
  • Corporate governance and management, including risk management and policy development
  • Dispute resolution
  • Environmental Law issues
  • Privacy issues, including matters related to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPP), the Health Information Act (HIA), and the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA)
  • Matters related to Labour & Employment
  • Human Rights issues
  • Intellectual Property
  • Legislation, including advising on, drafting, and interpreting legislation
  • Medical research issues
  • Medical staff issues and bylaw development
  • Patient care, consent and treatment issues
  • Strategic alliances and partnering
  • Transfer of hospital operations

We value the work you do every day and would be pleased to assist you. We invite you to reach out to us to learn more.