I’m Kate Dewhirst.

Join me in 2018 for my
Webinars on Legal topics
for EDs and Managers
of Family Health Teams
and Primary Care Clinics.

Kate Dewhirst Health Law - bringing the law to life.

Calling all FHTs, FHOs, NPLCs (and birth centres)!

Join me and Maria McDonald from McDonald HR Law for my 5th annual Legal Issues for Primary Care Teams which will launch January 2018.

Kate Dewhirst

Kate Dewhirst Health Law

Kate’s mission is bringing the law to life. She takes legal theory and makes it understandable, accessible and fun. She is the founder of Kate Dewhirst Health Law, a law firm in Toronto, Canada.
In the ever-changing, highly regulated world of health care, Kate supports administrators and clinicians to feel confident in their roles. She does this by providing timely legal advice, creating practical reference materials and delivering engaging training sessions to help her clients stay on the right side of the law and keep moving forward.


Maria McDonald

McDonald HR Law

Maria has been an employment lawyer for more than 20 years and works almost exclusively with health care employers on all their human resources and human rights needs.
Maria understands the practical realities facing health care employers. Her advice is understandable and practical; balancing expertise and experience. The advice is not only legal but also considers the human and cultural issues of the health care employer. Health care employers know they will be promptly served by Maria as she understands human resource matters don’t wait. Maria is great resource for health care employers.

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The topics we will cover in the 2018 webinar series are:


Protected leaves of absence from the workplace

including the new domestic and sexual violence leave
January 4
12 noon

Wow. I wasn’t expecting that!

unusual but volatile situations in health care
February 1
12 noon

Staff illness

Sick leave and return to work plans
March 1
12 noon

Opening up to the community

Issues when opening FHT programmes to the cummunity and to non-FHT affiliated physician practices
April 5
12 noon

The lowdown on getting high

Medical marijuana in the workplace, and cannabis legislation
May 3
12 noon

Do you know where you can file that!?

Tips on documenting incident reports, patient warning letters, CMPA advice and other touchy stuff
June 7
12 noon

"I'm being harrassed!"

Responding to harassment by non-employees, patients, doctors and others
September 6
12 noon


Dealing with police in healthcare practices
October 4
12 noon

Key employment law cases

from 2017-2018
November 1
12 noon

Shared services agreements

between Family Health Teams and Family Health Organizations
December 6
12 noon

... while this is what you're really buying:

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I will help you do your job better.

These are some of the real benefits to you and to your organization when you join my 2018 webinar series:

I'll help you get a good night’s sleep

No more night terrors! These webinars give you peace of mind that you're on top of the latest issues in health law and employment law.

I'll equip you with hands-on practical knowledge

These webinars use actual examples from cases with other primary care practices to give you practical information. Each webinar includes handouts and tools you can put to use immediately.

I’ll help you stimulate team conversations on difficult topics

All webinars are recorded so you can play and replay them in your team meetings at any time.

Understand you are not alone

Join our community of Primary Care leaders who face the same issues as you do.

What people have said about Kate’s webinars and training:

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How much does it cost?

2018 Legal Issues for Primary Care Teams Webinar series

$795 + HST

your subscription includes

  • 10 hours of live webinars
  • live Q & A to Kate and Maria throughout
  • Everything is recorded for you to replay to your teams, or for you, if you miss one
  • A one hour bonus webinar, on a topic to be announced
  • Online attendance at every webinar for you and as many members of your team as you like
Exceptional value!
Yes! I’m ready to sign up

What if I find I don’t like it?

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No problem: I'll take all the risk away from you. I’m so sure that you’ll love training with me that I make you this promise:

If at any time you don’t enjoy the webinars, if for any reason the series isn't what you wanted or hoped for, or if you’re not finding it useful, then I'll refund you in full. No conditions.

Ready to participate? Here’s how:


Kate Dewhirst Health Law

My mission is bringing the law to life. I make legal theory understandable, accessible and fun! I’m available and love to work for all organizations in the healthcare sector across Ontario and beyond.

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