Professional Issues: Position Statements & Submissions

Position Statements & Submissions

December 7, 2015

Ontario Society of Medical Technologists Position Paper Position Paper on the regulation of medical laboratory assistants and technicians and the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO) Voluntary Roster initiative for Registered Medical Laboratory Technicians (RMLT) in Ontario
December 2015

 Click here to view the Position Paper

March 30, 2009
MLT Scope of Practice Review
The Health Professions Advisory Council (HPRAC) has completed its recommendations on the scope of practice for medical laboratory technology which are covered in Chapter 5 of HPRAC's report Critical Link: Transforming and Supporting Patient Care. The report can be accessed by linking to:

The Minster has invited responses to the Critical Links report from the stakeholders, the professions and the public.
While the CMLTO, OSMT, and CSMLS were all disappointed that none of our proposed changes are being recommended by HPRAC, the OSMT has a taken a somewhat different perspective of the processes and the outcomes. An explanation has been provided in a separate letter that the OSMT has sent to Minister Caplan.

March 4, 2009

Report of the Commission of Inquiry on Hormone Receptor Testing released