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  • Ontario Opening New Hospice in Nipissing

    Ontario is partnering with Nipissing Serenity Hospice to build a new hospice that will give people and families in the Nipissing and East Parry Sound region better access to compassionate palliative and end-of-life care, closer to home.

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  • Ontario Redeveloping and Expanding Kingston Health Sciences Centre

    Ontario is supporting the redevelopment and expansion of Kingston Health Sciences Centre's Kingston General Hospital site to ensure patients in southeastern Ontario continue to have access to high-quality care close to home.

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  • Ontario Providing More Beds for Ottawa Seniors

    Ontario is improving access to care for seniors transitioning out of hospital with new supportive beds in Ottawa - part of over 2,000 additional beds and spaces being made across the province this year.  

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  • Ontario Providing New Community Mental Health Supports in London

    Ontario is improving access to mental health care for people transitioning out of hospital with new supportive beds in London - part of over 2,000 additional beds and spaces being made available across the province this year.  

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  • Ontario Providing New Supportive Housing for Hamilton Seniors

    Ontario is improving access to care for seniors transitioning out of hospital with new supportive housing units in Hamilton - part of over 2,000 additional beds and spaces being made available across the province this year.

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  • Minister's Medal Awards Honour Ontario's Health Care Providers

    Today, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and Julie Drury, Chair, Minister's Patient and Family Advisory Council presented three Minister's Medal awards to health care providers who went above and beyond to improve care for patients and families. 

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  • New Clinic Coming to Oakwood-Vaughan Community in Toronto

    Ontario is helping people access health care services closer to home in the Oakwood-Vaughan area, with a new clinic that will provide preventative care and social supports for people living in poverty, isolated seniors, vulnerable youth, non-insured patients and people with complex mental health issues.

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  • Ontario Increasing Access to Mental Health Care in North Simcoe

    Ontario is increasing access to high quality mental health care services for people in North Simcoe, with support for a new wing at Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) and a new outpatient facility at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care in Midland.

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  • Ontario Boosting Nursing, Personal Support in Major Expansion of Home Care

    Ontario is strengthening home and community care across the province for patients and their families, by increasing access to services by an estimated 2.6 million additional hours and developing new patient- and family-friendly supports. 

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  • Ontario Creating Opioid Emergency Task Force

    Ontario is establishing an Opioid Emergency Task Force that will include front-line workers and people with lived experience to strengthen the province's coordinated response to the opioid crisis.

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