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  • Expanding Access to Transition-Related Surgeries

    Today, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, issued the following statement on expanding access to transition-related surgeries in Ontario:

    Statement | Health and Long-Term Care

  • More Access to Midwifery Care for Hamilton Families

    Ontario is increasing access to midwifery care for up to 250 families this year in the Hamilton area with the opening of the new midwifery practice group, Mountain Midwifery Care.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Supporting New Long-Term Care Home in Downtown Toronto

    Ontario is helping to build a new long-term care home in downtown Toronto that will provide a comfortable and supportive space for residents, including a dedicated unit for people living with dementia.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • More Front-Line Workers for Every Community in Ontario to Combat Opioid Crisis

    Ontario is stepping up its fight against the national opioid crisis with new front-line addiction and mental health workers for every community in the province and the distribution of almost 80,000 additional naloxone kits per year to front-line organizations. 

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Enhancing Emergency Services Across the Province

    Ontario is enhancing and modernizing its emergency health services system to provide people with increased flexibility and more options for medical transportation and paramedic services, to ensure they are receiving the right care when they need it. 

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Recognizing Outstanding Bravery of Paramedics

    Ontario is honouring paramedics from across the province with the Ontario Award for Paramedic Bravery, given to those who have displayed exceptional acts of courage -- performed on the job or off-duty -- in the face of grave, personal danger.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Strengthens Laws to Prevent Sexual Abuse of Patients

    Ontario has reinforced its zero tolerance policy on the sexual abuse of patients by any regulated health professional, and implemented new programs and policies to keep people healthy. 

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Building a Stronger, Healthier Ontario

    Ontario is continuing to put patients first by making significant investments in the 2017 Budget to support vital health care services that families depend on.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • More Mental Health and Addictions Services for People in Eastern Ontario

    Ontario is celebrating the grand opening of a new Community Addiction and Mental Health Centre at the Cornwall Community Hospital, which will provide leading-edge mental health and addictions services for 1,000 more people each year.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • New Hospice Care Centre Coming to West Northumberland

    Ontario is improving access to high-quality end-of-life and palliative care in Northumberland County with the opening of a new hospice that will support up to 35 more clients and their families each year.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Joint Statement on Opioid Data


     The following statement was issued today by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health and Provincial Overdose Coordinator, and Dr. Dirk Huyer, Chief Coroner for Ontario:


    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

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