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UPDATE 100 Patients, families and concerned residents traveled to the Ontario Legislature

UPDATE POSTED NOV. 28: 100 Patients, families and concerned residents traveled to the Ontario Legislature as Wynne government forces through the mega-mergers of their local hospitals   Toronto/Durham This week, the Wynne government used extraordinary powers to order the forced merger of the hospitals in Durham and Scarborough. The merger will cost almost $50 million […]

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Ontario Health Coalition Summary & Analysis of Minister of Health’s White Paper on Health Care Reform

(February 26, 2016) Ontario Health Coalition Summary & Analysis of Minister of Health’s White Paper on Health Care Reform   Patients First: A Proposal to Strengthen Patient-Centred Health Care in Ontario Discussion Paper issued by the Minister of Health & Long-Term Care, December 17, 2015   Process & Timelines   The process of public consultation […]

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Report Rural and Northern Framework/Plan

The Ontario government has released its “Stage 1” report from the Health Minister’s panel on Rural and Northern Health Care.

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Release Health Coalition Responds to Auditor General’s Report on LHINs and Consultants

(October 19, 2010) Ontario Auditor General Jim McCarter is releasing his report on use of consultants by the Ontario Ministry of Health, LHINs and hospitals.

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Video “LHINs Under Fire” on TVOntario’s The Agenda

(September 13, 2010) Panel discussion featuring OHC Director Natalie Mehra, Health Policy analyst Steven Lewis, Globe & Mail columnist Adam Radwanski and Erie St. Clair LHINs CEO Gary Switzer.

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Release OHC Applauds Ombudsman’s Report on LHIN Spin: Sends McGuinty Open Letter Calling for LHINs Review, and Investigate Poor LHIN Decisions to Cut Hospital Care for Thousands

(August 10-11, 2010) The Ontario Health Coalition applauds Ontario Ombudsman Andre Marin’s report “The LHIN Spin” but the Coalition is deeply concerned that the McGuinty government has evaded its legislative requirement to conduct a full review

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Release Toward Equality and Access: Realigning Ontario’s Approach to Small and Rural Hospitals to Serve Public Values

(May 17, 2010) This report contains a number of recommendations regarding the LHINs as well as descriptions of the LHINs’ impact on rural access to health care services.

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Release Briefing Note on Ontario’s Hospital Cuts and Restructuring 2008

(December 2, 2008) A major round of hospital restructuring and cuts is underway in every health region in the province causing major layoffs, privatization and threaten local Emergency Rooms, birthing facilities and hospital beds.

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Update regarding the status of the LHINs strategic plans and consultation

(October 17, 2006) An update regarding the status of the LHINs strategic plans and consultations.

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Fact Sheet Liberals Shut Down Debate on Bill 36: What’s Next?

(March 1, 2006) Liberals Shut Down Debate on Bill 36.

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Release LHINs Health Restructuring Bill Must Be Delayed

(February 26, 2006) Media Release & notes on amendments to LHINs legislation.

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Analysis Updated OHC Analysis of LHINs Legislation

(January 12, 2006) Updated OHC Analysis of LHINs Legislation

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Report Bill 36 LHINs Legislation Analysis

(January 3, 2006) Bill 36 LHINs Legislation Analysis

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LHIN Planners Meetings:

(January 2005) Information from LHIN’s Planners Meeting, Jan. 12 and 13, Toronto

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Notes Kingston LHINs Consultation Meeting

(December 7, 2004) Notes by a participant from the Kingston LHINs consultation meeting.

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Report Kitchener – Waterloo LHINs Consultation Meeting

(November 19, 2004) Official report from the Kitchener-Waterloo LHINs consultation meeting.

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Notes OHC Health Assembly LHINs Strategy Session

(November 14, 2004) Notes from the OHC Health Assembly LHINs strategy session.

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Backgrounder LHINs: Local Health Integration Networks

(November 2004) LHINs: Local Health Integration Networks

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LHINs Listserv

(November, 2004) We’ve started a new OHC LHINS email listserve to share intelligence & information on the government’s proposal and impact of regionalization in other provinces

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Hamilton LHINs Consultation Meeting

(November 2004) Notes by a participant from the Hamilton LHINs consultation meeting.

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Health Minister George Smitherman’s Speaking Notes

(September 9, 2004) From a speech at St. Lawrence Market announcing the creation of Local Health Intergration Networks (LHINs).

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