Save Public Medicare! Information: LHINS Update
Posted: October 17, 2006
(October 17, 2006)
On the following pages is an update regarding the status of the LHINs strategic plans and consultations. This information is being sent over our local LHINs listserves for each region. We will not be sending further notices specific to local LHINs over this central OHC list. If you would like to join your local LHINs listserve to receive notices and information about what your LHIN is doing, please scroll down and follow the instructions below the update.
The deadline for the LHINs to send in their Strategic Plans to the Ministry is the end of October.
Some LHINs have released theirs locally for input prior to the submission deadline of October 31. Some have not.
Note: IHSP=Integrated Health Service Plan. This is their strategic planning document. For more background on individual LHINS, including integration priority reports and population health profiles, visit the individual LHIN sites via http://www.lhins.on.ca/english/main/home.asp
Erie St. Clair LHIN will complete its integrated health services plan by October 31. It will be released to the public on December 1. No further consultations have been scheduled for the present.
South-west LHIN will release its IHSP after October 31.
Waterloo Wellington LHIN’s draft IHSP is available at: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/03/en/integrated/integrated_mn.html
Waterloo Wellington will hold a public board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 7:00pm-9:30pm at Old Quebec Street Shoppes Mall, 55 Wyndham Street N., Guelph, Main Level Room 228. The IHSP will be voted on at this meeting. For more information about Board meetings, please contact Sue Southwell, Executive Assistant at (519) 822-6208 ext. 209 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
IHSP will not be released “for a few weeks”. Consultations have concluded.
The IHSP is available at http://tinyurl.com/y7bgk9
Public consultations have ended but you can send feedback on this document to the Central West LHIN by e-mail at email@example.com, by fax at (905) 455-0427, or by mail at 8 Nelson Street West, Suite 300, Brampton ON L6X 4J2.
The IHSP will be released next week. For the month of October, a special LHIN Board meeting will be held on Thursday, October 19, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the LHINs corporate offices, to approve the proposed Integrated Health Service Plan for the Mississauga Halton LHIN communities. 700 Dorval Drive, Suite 500, Oakville, ON L6K 3V3.
The IHSP will be released “mid-November”.
The draft IHSP is available for download at:
No further public consultations are listed.
The draft IHSP is available at: http://www.centraleastlhin.on.ca/IHSP/draftplan.html
There is also a fact sheet: http://www.centraleastlhin.on.ca/IHSP/quickfacts.html
And a feedback form: http://www.centraleastlhin.on.ca/IHSP/feedbackform.doc
The draft IHSP report is available at http://tinyurl.com/y53698
There is an executive summary at: http://tinyurl.com/y5hpnp
The stakeholder process is described at http://tinyurl.com/ubt2o
Quantitative analysis is given at http://tinyurl.com/y8dk2k
The consultation process has ended.
The draft IHISP was released recently. Consultations are scheduled this week and next at locations up and down the Ottawa Valley. There is also a feedback form available alongside the 30-odd page draft. Upcoming meetings include: October 19 , 7:00 to 9:00 pm, Orléans Ècole Secondaire Catholique; Garneau, 6588 Rue Carrière, October 23, 6:00 to 8:00 pm; Casselman Casselview Golf Course, 844 Casselview Road, Route 700
The IHSP and feedback form are available at: http://www.champlainlhin.on.ca/
The IHSP will be finished by October 31 and will be released by Dec. 1. North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN is planning public conferences in the near future. Phone1-866-903-5446 for dates.
The IHSP will be released at the beginning of December. No further consultations are listed.
An executive summary of the IHSP is available for download at http://www.health.gov.on.ca/14/en/docs/sum_ihsp.pdf
There is a backgrounder at http://www.health.gov.on.ca/14/en/docs/services_plan.pdf
Feedback can still be submitted through the following form: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/14/en/docs/questionnaire.doc
The full plan will be released at the beginning of December. Community engagement is ongoing – more meetings will take place, but none have been announced yet.
We have collected information through LHINs websites and through calling the LHINs. Some never answer the phone and do not return calls. Others are very good. Please let us know if you are trying to contact your LHIN and cannot get anywhere. We are collecting this information.
Erie St. Clair – 519-351-5677
South West – 519-672-0445
Waterloo Wellington – 519-822-6208
Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant – 905-945-4930
Central West – 905-455-1281
Mississauga Halton – 905-337-7131
Toronto Central – 416-921-7453
Central – 905-948-1872
Central East – 905-427-5497
South East – 613-967-0196
Champlain – 613-747-6784
North Simcoe Muskoka – 705-326-7750
North East – 705-840-2872
North West – 807-684-9425
The Ontario Health Coalition is organizing LHINs email networks- called listserves – to share information and intelligence about activities in each LHIN area. This is the first stage in setting up a communications infrastructure across each LHIN. All those who support the goals of the OHC are invited to join. All you need to do is:
– Find your LHIN search by postal code at: http://www. lhins.on.ca/english/main/LHINLocator2.asp
– Email your LHIN Listserve, using the correct email address for your LHIN, as listed below. Just send a blank email from your email address to the appropriate address below and you will be subscribed.
All listserves are moderated and only postings that are on-topic, new information and appropriate will be sent across the lists.
1. Erie St. Clair ( Erie-St-Clair-LHINfirstname.lastname@example.org)
2. South West (South-West-LHINemail@example.com )
3. Waterloo Wellington (WaterlooWellington-LHINfirstname.lastname@example.org )
4. Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant (Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant-LHINemail@example.com )
5. Central West (Central-West-LHINfirstname.lastname@example.org)
6. Mississauga Halton ( Mississauga-Halton-LHINemail@example.com)
7. Toronto Central ( Toronto-Central-LHINfirstname.lastname@example.org)
8. Central ( Central_LHINemail@example.com) – note this is the only address with an underscore.
9. Central East ( Central-East-LHINfirstname.lastname@example.org)
10. South East (South-East-LHINemail@example.com )
11. Champlain (Champlain-LHINfirstname.lastname@example.org
12. North Simcoe Muskoka ( North-Simcoe-Muskoka-LHINemail@example.com)
13. North East ( North-East-LHINfirstname.lastname@example.org)
14. North West (North-West-LHINemail@example.com)