ONTARIO COURT TO RULE ON WHETHER DOCTORS MUST GIVE REFERRALS FOR SERVICES THEY OPPOSE

A GROUP OF DOCTORS HAS ASKED THE COURT OF APPEAL FOR ONTARIO TO OVERTURN A DIVISIONAL COURT DECISION THAT UPHELD THE REFERRAL REQUIREMENT IN THE PROVINCE.

ONTARIO COURT TO RULE ON WHETHER DOCTORS MUST GIVE REFERRALS FOR SERVICES THEY OPPOSE

Last year, the divisional court found that while the policy does infringe on doctors' religious freedom, the benefits to the public outweigh the cost to physicians.
(Shutterstock) comments Ontario's highest court is expected to rule today on whether doctors are obligated to give referrals for medical services that clash with their moral or religious beliefs.

Ontario's highest court is expected to rule today on whether doctors are obligated to give referrals for medical services that clash with their moral or religious beliefs. A group of doctors has asked the Court of Appeal for...

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