I’m Kate Dewhirst.

Become an even better
Privacy Officer -

Join my 16 hour
Privacy Officer training
beginning 2 October 2018.

Kate Dewhirst Health Law - bringing the law to life.

If you’re the Privacy Officer of a Hospital, Family Health Team, long term care home, community health provider or other healthcare institution I warmly invite you to enrol now and join with the more than 7500 people and 200 organizations whom I’ve trained in healthcare privacy.


I will give you confidence and help you find your flair in your Privacy Officer role, boosting you with my eighteen years legal experience in the field.

For one all-inclusive price you get all this ...

16 Hours of privacy training

My course comprises one full day of in-person training in Toronto, followed by five two-hour webinar sessions. So you get the benefits of both meeting your fellow Privacy Officers in person as well a minimizing your travel time and time away from the office.

Privacy Officer Handbook

I'll give you my Privacy Officer Handbook, my personal collection of tools easy to adapt to your organization, including:

  • 16-step privacy programme checklist
  • A summary of the 64 orders and decisions of the Privacy Commissioner, updated as you go
  • A summary of the privacy litigation cases across Canada
  • Privacy terms and conditions to add to your contracts
  • Annual confidentiality agreement for all staff, students and volunteers
  • Privacy breach action lists and sample notification letters
  • Sample emails or newsletter posts to send to your team once a month for a whole year

Online resources

My course participants get direct access to curated online copies of all the resources you need to hand as a Privacy Officer, including IPC factsheets and advice

Videos of all sessions

All my sessions are recorded and made available to you on my online training platform to review at your convenience. That means you can catch up with anything you missed, and replay any parts you want to see again. And again. And again.

Q & A forum

Course participants can use the course online forum to ask me questions, either between sessions or after the course is concluded. You can also contribute to and read questions and answers from other Privacy Officers on your course.

Course completion certificate

After following my course you deserve take pride in your increased competence as a Privacy Officer. So I'll give you a certificate to celebrate.

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Meanwhile this is what you’re really buying...

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These are some of the real benefits to you and to your organization when you train with me:

A good night’s sleep

No more night terrors! My training gives you peace of mind that you're on top of the latest issues in health privacy law.

Understanding how you're doing so far

My training gives you a measuring stick to know if your privacy compliance is #goodenough or if you have #worktodo.

Hands-on practical knowledge

My training teaches you how to lead your organization to embrace an even better culture of privacy.

Membership of a community

Attending my training you will meet a community of like-minded people who are also Privacy Officers.

Transferrable skills

As part of your professional development, the skills I teach will benefit you for years to come and wherever your career takes you.

See Kate in action and learn how important healthcare privacy can be, and the consequences when it goes wrong.

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Yes! I’m ready to train

How much does it cost to train with Kate?

Privacy Officer training just for me


$1695+HST

What’s included

The perfect personal training package for Privacy Officers of healthcare organizations across Ontario.
  • 16 hours of training, all recorded on video and replayable again and again online
  • Kate's Privacy Officer Handbook
  • A full set of online resources
  • Membership in my Privacy Officer Q&A forum
  • Course completion certificate

Policy package


$2695+HST

What’s included
If your organization doesn’t have privacy policies, or you want to update the ones you have, upgrade your training package to receive six turnkey policies specially written for primary care practices. My regular price for these policies alone is normally $2450.


  • Basic package plus...
  • Public statement to post on your website
  • General privacy policy
  • Safeguards
  • Access Correction and Release policy
  • Lockbox policy (including patient handout)
  • Privacy breach protocol

Training for me and my whole team


$5695+HST

What’s included

If you feel like your team is lagging behind you may want some extra hand-holding and a shortcut. For a flat fee you can catapult yourself to the front of the privacy class with the all-in-one privacy package.


  • Full Policy package plus...
  • Three hour in-person team privacy training session, by Kate, to your team, anywhere in Ontario - no additional travel fees
  • Online videos of your own team training for review and orientation of new team members
  • Online testing and pass certificate in Privacy Training for all your team members

Booking is open now.

Training begins in

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Yes! I’m ready to train

What if 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 like the way your training is going, if for any reason it 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.

So you can attend and be completely confident that what you'll learn will make you stronger and more effective in your role as a Privacy Officer.

You’ve seen the details.

If you want to become an even better privacy officer, book now for October 2: