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Dec 20, 2016 Ontario Training More Volunteers to Support End-of-Life and Palliative Care at Home

Ontario is recruiting and training more volunteers across the province to support palliative and end-of-life care at home, providing comfort and help to patients, families and caregivers during difficult times. Read more... 

Dec 08, 2016 Ontario Introduces Legislation To Prevent Sexual Abuse of Patients

Ontario has introduced legislation that would, if passed, further protect patients in Ontario and keep them healthy, including strengthening and reinforcing Ontario's zero tolerance policy on sexual abuse of patients by any regulated health professional. Read more... 

Dec 07, 2016 Ontario Passes Legislation that Delivers Better Health Care for Families

Today, Ontario passed legislation that will help patients and their families obtain better access to a more local and integrated health care system, improving the patient experience and delivering higher-quality care. Read more... 

Dec 06, 2016 Central West LHIN Welcomes Neil Davis to the Board of Directors

Maria Britto, Chair of the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Davis as Director to the Board. Read more... 

Dec 02, 2016 Ontario Improving Access to Care in the Dufferin Area

Headwaters Health Care Centre is receiving $630 thousand dollars more this year, to improve access to care and reduce the length of hospital stays for patients and families. Read more... 

Dec 02, 2016 Ontario Improving Access to Care in Brampton, Etobicoke and Surrounding Communities

William Osler Health System is receiving $6 million more this year to improve access to care and reduce the length of hospital stays for patients and families. Read more... 

Dec 01, 2016 Province Increasing Investment in Hospitals to Support Patients and Families
Ontario is investing an additional $140 million in public hospitals across the province to ensure that they continue to meet the growing needs of their local communities. This new funding builds on an increase of more than $345 million for Ontario’s hospitals as part of the 2016 Budget. Read more... 
Nov 09, 2016 Peel Memorial Centre Reaches Important Milestone

Families and patients in Brampton will soon have access to a new, state-of-the-art hospital close to home as the province today marked substantial completion of the Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness. Read more... 

Oct 26, 2016 Ontario Establishing Patient and Family Advisory Council

Ontario is creating a Patient and Family Advisory Council to advise government on health policy priorities that have an impact on patient care and patient experiences in Ontario. Read more... 

Oct 20, 2016 Ontario Awards Prestigious Health Quality and Safety Medals

Ontario is recognizing 18 Honour Roll members for their exceptional work in delivering high-quality health care for patients and families. Read more... 

Oct 07, 2016 Ontario Reintroduces Legislation to Further Improve Patient Access and Experience

Ontario reintroduced the Patients First Act, 2016 that would, if passed, improve access to health care for patients and their families. Read more... 

Oct 06, 2016 Regional Partners Launch Healthy Communities Initiative

Regional partners are proud to announce the launch of "5-2-1-0 Healthy Communities Initiative", designed to promote better health and healthier outcomes by getting more people, more active, more often. Read more... 

Oct 04, 2016 Ontario Making Hospital Parking More Affordable

Ontario is making hospital parking more affordable for thousands of patients, their loved ones and caregivers. As of October 1, 2016, hospitals that charge more than $10 a day for parking will be required to provide 5-, 10- and 30-day passes. Read more... 

Sep 28, 2016 Ontario Increases Funding for Community Health Organizations

Ontario is providing $4.1 million in 2016-17 to community health service providers across the province to keep facilities in a state of good repair, so that patients can continue to receive high-quality care in a safe and healthy environment. Read more... 

Sep 15, 2016 Ontario Making Shingles Vaccine Free for Seniors

Ontario is the first jurisdiction in Canada to provide the shingles vaccine free of charge, saving eligible seniors approximately $170 and helping them stay healthy. Read more... 

Sep 14, 2016 Central West LHIN Welcomes New Senior Director, LHIN Transition

The Central West LHIN is pleased to welcome Kimberley Floyd as the new Senior Director, LHIN Transition effective October 1, 2016. Read more... 

Aug 23, 2016 Ontario Investing Over $1.4 Million to Improve Emergency Room Care in Peel Region

Ontario is providing more than $1.4 million to help patients receive quicker access to care in hospital emergency rooms in the municipalities of the Region of Peel. Read more...

Aug 19, 2016 Ontario Investing $16 Million to Improve Care in Emergency Rooms

Ontario is providing more than $16 million to help patients receive quicker access to care in hospital emergency rooms across the province. Read more...

Aug 18, 2016 Ontario Investing Additional $10 Million to Enhance Behavioural Supports Program

Ontario is investing an additional $10 Million to enhance the provincial Behavioural Supports Program and increasing Long-Term care funding by $60 Million. Read more...

Aug 16, 2016 Central West LHIN Welcomes New Senior Director, Health System Integration

The Central West LHIN is pleased to welcome Kim Delahunt as the new Senior Director, Health System Integration effective September 12, 2016. Read more... 

Aug 16, 2016 Etobicoke General Hospital Receiving Provincial Funding for Repairs and Upgrades

William Osler Health System’s Etobicoke General Hospital (EGH) site will receive more than $1.7 million this year, through the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF), so patients can continue to receive high-quality care in a safe and healthy environment. Read more... 

Jul 28, 2016 Ontario Investing an Additional $3.9 Million this Year in Home and Community Care in the Central West LHIN

Ontario is investing approximately an additional $3.9 Million in the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) this year to enhance support for home care clients with high needs and their caregivers. Read more...

Jul 19, 2016 Ontario Investing An Additional $100 Million This Year in Home and Community Care

Ontario is investing approximately $100 million this year to enhance support for home care clients with high needs and their caregivers. Read more...

Jun 10, 2016 Central West LHIN welcomes new Clinical Quality Lead

Following a competitive process, the Central West LHIN and Health Quality Ontario are pleased to announce Dr. Tamara Wallington as the successful candidate in the role of Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Clinical Quality Lead. Read more...

Apr 08, 2016 Province Supporting Indigenous Health Care

Ontario is investing nearly $222 million over the next three years to ensure Indigenous people have access to more culturally appropriate care and improved outcomes, focusing on the North where there are significant gaps in health services. Read more...

Apr 08, 2016 Redeveloping Faith Manor Nursing Home in Brampton

Ontario is investing in long-term care homes to improve the quality of care and comfort of residents. Associate Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Dipika Damerla visited Brampton's Faith Manor Nursing Home, where 120 resident spaces will be developed. Read more...

Mar 23, 2016 Ontario Reports Results on More Investments and Better Access to Health Care

In its Patients First: Action Plan Progress Report released today, the province outlined the investments in health care that are giving patients better and faster access to high-quality health care services today while building a sustainable system that will be there for patients in the future.

Mar 11, 2016 Province Strengthens End-Of-Life Care With $75 Million Investment

As part of the 2016 Budget, Ontario is proposing to invest an additional $75 million over three years to provide patients with more options and access to palliative and end-of-life care.

Feb 29, 2016 Ontario Making New $345 Million Investment In Hospitals

As part of the 2016 Budget, Ontario is proposing a new investment of more than $345 million to all publicly funded hospitals, including a one per cent increase to base funding, to provide better patient access to high-quality health care services.

Feb 01, 2016 Central West LHIN Releases Integrated Health Service Plan 2016-2019

The Central West Local Health Integration Network is pleased to release Integrated Health Service Plan (IHSP) 2016-2019, which outlines the next phase of the LHIN’s commitment and actions to transform the local health care system into one that meets the complex health care needs of a rapidly growing, aging and culturally diverse population.