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Will CCACs be axed across the province?

The days of Community Care Access Centres may be numbered, thinks the head of Windsor Regional Hospital.

David Musyj said after listening to a speech this week by Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins — who suggested big changes are coming — stakeholders can’t help but wonder if that means integrating Ontario’s 14 CCACs with the 14 Local Health Integration Networks as a way to cut administration costs. 481 more words

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As demand for mental health services grows, funding stagnates

Mental health service providers in the Ottawa region say they are struggling to cope in the face of continued provincial funding freezes.

The largest of them, Royal Mental Health Centre, announced job cuts and other reductions Monday to eliminate a $4.2 million shortfall. 509 more words

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Chris Vander Doelen: Another sad tale of incompetence

As if Ontario didn’t have enough problems with its health care, add a pay dispute between the province and the small group of doctors who look after the dying. 809 more words


Relationship building with the LHINs

Health care providers have found religion when it comes to involving patients in the planning and decision-making process. At this year’s OHA HealthAchieve every administrator was quick to extol the virtues of soliciting community participation. 1,194 more words

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Greens leave out health care from their streamlined platform

The Greens had an in-depth party platform on health care in 2011. In this election they can barely bring themselves the say the word “health.” 325 more words

Tory health platform review: Direct promise to scrap LHINs, CCACs missing

Curiously after months of saying they’ll do away with both the Local Health Integration Networks and the Community Care Access Centres, both direct promises are conspicuously absent from the formal Tory election platform. 1,172 more words


LHINs should integrate with the Ministry of Health -- Thomas

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas appears before the Standing Committee on Social Policy this morning in Kingston. The Queen’s Park Committee, made up of MPPs from all three parties, is conducting the review into the Local Health Integration Networks mandated in the original 2006 legislation. 1,946 more words

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