71.2. Under the authority of the council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists, the head of a clinical department shall
(1) supervise the manner in which medicine and dentistry are practised in his department;
(2) devise, for his department, rules governing medical and dental care which take into account the necessity of providing adequate services to beneficiaries and the organization of the resources available in the institution.
If there is no head of the clinical department or where the head of that department is a clinical biochemist, the responsibilities provided for in the first paragraph are exercised by the council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists.
The rules contemplated in subparagraph 2 of the first paragraph must provide that the professional practise of physicians and dentists of various clinical departments must follow uniform rules of care.
These rules are submitted to the board of directors, which may grant or refuse its approval after obtaining the advice of the council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists.
1981, c. 22, s. 55; 1984, c. 47, s. 169; 1984, c. 47, s. 208; 1986, c. 57, s. 6; 1989, c. 35, s. 3; 1992, c. 21, s. 375.