Hospital Standards Subcommittees Terms of Reference

Purpose/Product

  1. To maintain and improve the quality of medical practice in the particular hospital through peer review and analysis, primarily through education, rather than discipline.

Authority
Central Standards Committee is responsible to establish, supervise and make recommendations regarding hospital standards subcommittees.  Each Hospital Standards Subcommittee may report either to an area standards committee or directly to Central Standards Committee.  Each Hospital Standards Committee may make recommendations directly to Central Standards Committee on any matter pertinent to the monitoring and improvement of the quality of hospital care provided by physicians in Manitoba.

Appeal Rights
Pursuant to Article 9.7(b) of By-Law No. 1 decisions of Standards Committees are for the purpose of education and are not subject to appeal.

Composition
The Subcommittee will consist of between 5 and 7 members.

Term of Office
Each member of the Subcommittee shall serve a four year term, and shall be eligible to serve for 2 consecutive terms of four years each.

After a Subcommittee member has served 2 consecutive terms, that member is not eligible to be a Subcommittee member for a period of 2 years.  After the 2 year period, the individual is eligible to serve for a further 2 consecutive terms.