Ontario government announces digital health strategy which includes video visits, online bookings

Posted November 13, 2019 3:44 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott says in about two years, patients will be able to book more…

Ottawa Hospital gets up to $9M boost from province to continue new Civic campus plans

The Ottawa Hospital is getting a cash injection of up to $9 million from the provincial government as it enters its next stage of planning for the new Civic campus. Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott made the funding announcement Thursday…

Health care advisory council report gives Ford government wide berth to move forward with agenda

An advisory council appointed by Premier Doug Ford’s government has released a report with a number of recommendations to improve the way health care is delivered in the province. The report is the second to be released by what the…

825 positions to be cut, over 400 pink slips to be handed out at Ontario health agencies Wednesday

Global News has learned 416 layoff notices will be handed out on Wednesday morning to employees at health agencies across the province. Story continues below The agencies include those that will be merged into the health super agency the government…

Advocates cry foul after Ontario officials alter nursing home inspection report without explanation

The Ontario government will not explain the reasons why it altered an inspection report to extend the deadline for a nursing home to fix serious problems, including physical abuse, during a Global News investigation. Global News started investigating the care…

Government memo indicates major restructuring plan for Ontario Ministry of Health

Global News has obtained a government memo sent to health care CEOs across Ontario by Deputy Minister of Health Helen Angus about a major restructuring of the ministry. “Today’s announcement will ensure we are ready to work on the challenges…