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Ambulance Offload Nurse Initiative

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Ambulance Offload Nurse Initiative

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

The McGuinty government is providing a total of $9.6 million to 16 municipalities to hire nurses who are dedicated to receiving non-emergent patients who arrive in hospital emergency rooms by ambulance. Municipalities, who manage ambulance services, work with their local hospitals in the placement of these dedicated nursing services. Listed below is a breakdown of the funding:

LHIN

Municipality

2010/11 Funding

Toronto Central

City of Toronto

$3,416,512

Champlain

City of Ottawa

$1,051,236

Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant

Hamilton

$788,427

Central West

Region of Peel

$788,427

Mississauga Halton

Region of Halton

$262,809

Central East

Region of Durham

$262,809

Central

Region of York

$788,427

South West

County of Middlesex

$525,618

Erie St. Clair

County of Essex

$525,618

North East

Greater Sudbury

$131,402

Central East

County of Peterborough

$262,809

Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant

Region of Niagara

$262,809

Waterloo-Wellington

Region of Waterloo

$262,809

South East

County of Frontenac

$131,402

North Simcoe Muskoka

Simcoe County

$69,443

North West

Thunder Bay

$69,443

 TOTAL

$9,600,000

 

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