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  • Ontario Funding New Children's Hospice Beds in Toronto

    Ontario is increasing its annual investment in Emily's House by $625,600 to support the opening of four new children's palliative care beds in Toronto.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Minister Hoskins' letter to OMA


    August 25, 2016


    Virginia M. Walley, MD

    Ontario Medical Association

    150 Bloor St. West, Suite 900

    Toronto, Ontario M5S 3C1


    Dear Dr. Walley,

    I am writing in reply to your recent open letter with respect to physicians' compensation. 

    Statement | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Supports New Community Health Hub in Trenton

    Ontario is supporting the development of a new community health hub in Trenton to bring services together to better meet the needs of patients in the Northumberland-Quinte West area. Once complete, the community health hub will benefit patients by providing more integrated services closer to home, including:

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Funding New Palliative Care Hub in Alliston

    Ontario is committing to invest up to $1.05 million annually in Matthews House Hospice, once construction of its new 10-bed care hospice is completed.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Investing Additional $10 Million to Enhance Behavioural Supports Program

    As committed in the 2016 Budget, Ontario is enhancing annual funding to the Behavioural Supports Ontario program by $10 million to better meet the needs of seniors with challenging and complex behaviours associated with dementia, mental health, substance use and/or other neurological conditions. 

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Funding Four New Hospice Beds in Brantford

    Ontario is increasing its annual investment in Stedman Community Hospice by $420,000 to support the opening of four new palliative care beds.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Investing in Palliative Care in Vaughan

    Ontario is committing to invest $1.05 million annually in Hospice Vaughan, once construction of its new 10-bed care hospice is completed. 

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Investing Over $13 Million in Health Care for Kingston

    As part of the 2016 Budget, Ontario is continuing to make greater investments in Ontario's health care system to give Ontarians faster access to the right care, now and in the future. As part of the province's $51.8 billion investment in health care for 2016-17, Ontario will be investing over $13 million in the Kingston area.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Breastfeeding Supports Available to Ontarians

    During World Breastfeeding Week, new mothers and mothers-to-be in Ontario are reminded that there are provincial supports available to help them breastfeed. 

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • REVISED LINK: Keep Your Summer Free of Tick Bites

    Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and Dr. David Williams, Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health are reminding Ontarians to protect themselves from tick bites while enjoying or working outdoors this summer.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Keep Your Summer Free of Tick Bites

    Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and Dr. David Williams, Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health are reminding Ontarians to protect themselves from tick bites while enjoying or working outdoors this summer.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

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