Critical Incidents - Applicable Legislation

The Regional Health Authorities Amendment and Amendments to the Manitoba Evidence Act enshrined in law the practice of mandatory, no-blame reporting and investigation of critical incidents:
web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/r034e.php

The Apology Act facilitates open communication between health care providers and patients or their families:
web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/a098e.php

The Personal Health Information Act, among other things, ensures patients or their designates have faster access to health records and information about current care to help them be active, informed participants in their care:
web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/p033-5e.php

Information regarding The Manitoba Evidence Act can be found at: http://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/e150e.php.