The North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is a new organization designed to plan, integrate and fund health services in Northwestern Ontario, including hospitals, community care access centres, home care, long-term care, community health centres, community support services and mental health and addiction services.
The North West LHIN has been working with health service providers, communities and the public to develop an Integrated Health Services Plan (IHSP) for Northwestern Ontario. This plan will set out broad health care priorities and strategies for our area for the three year period beginning in April 2007.
The Integrated Health Services Plan will be submitted to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care by October 31, 2006 and will include:
A draft plan is now available and the North West LHIN is
seeking public input on this document.
You can access the draft plan and the accompanying feedback survey on the Northwest LHIN web site at www.lhins.on.ca, or you can contact the North West LHIN for a copy.
Contact: Maria Harding
Toll-free: 1-866-907-5446, ext. 2009
Tel.: 807-684-9533, ext. 2009
The North West LHIN will receive feedback on the plan until October 10, 2006.