Our Priorities

Stronger primary health care that is linked with the broader health care system
  • Faster access to primary care when you are sick.
  • Fewer visits to the Emergency Department for conditions that are better managed in primary care.
  • More people see their primary care provider following discharge from hospital.
Optimized health for people and caregivers living at home, in long-term care and in other community settings
  • Faster access to care provided by personal support workers and nursing in the community.
  • Fewer people waiting in the hospital for care in the community.
Supporting people in preventing and managing chronic conditions
  • Improved transitions of care following a hospital stay.
  • Fewer people need to be hospitalized for chronic conditions.
Stronger mental health and addiction services and relationships with other partners
  • Fewer people returning to the Emergency Department due to better connections to community supports.
  • Fewer people needing to be hospitalized for mental health conditions.
  • Fast access to mental health care in the community.
Timely access to hospital-based care
  • Faster access to care in Emergency Departments.
  • Faster access to surgical and diagnostic procedures.
  • Improved cost alignment to provincial standard.
A rehabilitative approach across the care continuum
  • More people able to access rehabilitative services to maximize recovery.
People with life-limiting illnesses and their families at the centre of hospice palliative care
  • More people with palliative care needs being supported at home.