On December 17, 2015, after issuing its Patients First discussion paper on December 17, 2015, the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care of Ontario invited agencies and the public to provide their comments and suggestions.
To reduce gaps and strengthen patient-centered care, the Ministry is proposing to expand the role of the Local Health Integration Networks.
The Patients First Act was introduced on June 2nd, 2016.
Patients First : a proposal to strengthen patient-centered health care Discussion Paper (Decembre 2015)
Planning Entities’ response
The Regroupement des entités de planification des services de santé en français de l’Ontario welcomes the transformation of the health system as presented in Patients First.
At the Ministry’s request, the Regroupement shared its reflections and recommendations regarding the coming reform with the objective of ensuring that Francophones have equitable access to health care.
Read the Regroupement’s response
Read the Réseau’s letter to the Champlain LHIN and the South East LHIN
Read the Centre de santé francophones de l’Ontario’s response (French only)
Read the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres’ response