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Oct 20, 2017 South West LHIN Leadership Update

 

Sep 20, 2017 Connecting Care to Home program profiled internationally

Connecting Care to Home (CC2H), a new local collaborative program aimed at integrating patient care between hospital and home is gaining the attention of European researchers and health care providers.

Aug 03, 2017 The South West LHIN Welcomes New Emergency Department Lead

As part of the South West LHIN’s overall strategy to ensure patients are receiving timely, quality care in the right settings, Dr. Amit Shah has been named as the new Emergency Department Lead for the South West LHIN. 

Jul 31, 2017 The South West LHIN Welcomes New Chief Clinical Lead

Dr. Cathy Faulds has been named Chief Clinical Lead in the South West LHIN.  In her new role she will be working collaboratively with other system partners to develop a more integrated, patient-focused health care system. 

 

Jun 22, 2017 The South West LHIN Welcomes New Critical Care Lead

Strong physician leadership is an important part of driving improvement in the health system in our communities. To further advance critical care services, Dr. Ian Ball has been named as the new Critical Care Lead for the South West LHIN

May 24, 2017 May 2017 Exchange Newsletter
May 2017 Exchange Newsletter
May 03, 2017 The South West LHIN Welcomes New Board Member

Lori Van Opstal, Board Chair of the South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Ballantyne to the Board of Directors

Apr 26, 2017 The South West LHIN Welcomes New Board Member

Lori Van Opstal, Board Chair of the South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is pleased to announce the appointment of Cynthia St. John to the Board of Directors

Apr 25, 2017 The South West LHIN Welcomes New Board Chair

The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is pleased to announce the appointment of Lori Van Opstal as Board Chair of the South West LHIN Board of Directors.

Apr 18, 2017 The South West LHIN Board of Directors will endorse the Hanover & District Hospital CT scanner application
The South West LHIN Board of Directors today decided to endorse the Hanover & District Hospital (HDH) CT scanner application.
Mar 31, 2017 The South West LHIN bids farewell to its Critical Care Lead, Dr. Michael Sharpe

Lori Van Opstal, Interim Board Chair of the South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean-Marc Boisvenue to the Board of Directors.


 
Mar 29, 2017 March 2017 Exchange Newsletter
March 2017 Exchange Newsletter
Mar 10, 2017 South West LHIN Welcomes New Board Member

Lori Van Opstal, Interim Board Chair of the South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean-Marc Boisvenue to the Board of Directors.


 
Feb 21, 2017 South West LHIN Board decides on a two-site residential hospice in Huron Perth

The South West LHIN Board of Directors today decided on a two-site residential hospice in Huron Perth with six beds in Stratford and four beds in Central Huron.

 
Feb 17, 2017 Media Advisory: Residential Hospice in Huron Perth
A decision regarding the proposed model and siting of residential hospice resources in Huron and Perth Counties will come forward to the South West LHIN Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.
Feb 06, 2017 South West LHIN bids farewell to Board Chair Jeff Low
The South West LHIN bids farewell today to outgoing Board Chair Jeff Low.  Jeff has served as Board Chair for six years (two terms) with the South West LHIN.
 
Feb 03, 2017 CEO confirmed for the new South West LHIN
Michael Barrett will continue in his role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the South West LHIN as the Patients First Act is implemented locally, and the South West CCAC is integrated into the LHIN.  
Jan 24, 2017 January 2017 Exchange Newsletter
January 2017 Exchange Newsletter
Jan 17, 2017 South West LHIN Board approves guiding principles to support new residential hospice resources
The South West LHIN Board of Directors today approved guiding principles to support the development of new residential hospice resources in the South West LHIN. These principles will inform LHIN Board decision-making regarding residential hospice service delivery and funding in the South West LHIN.
Dec 16, 2016 Province Increasing Investment in Hospitals to Support Patients and Families
Ontario is improving access to care and helping to reduce wait times for patients and families who rely on the delivery of high quality care in London and surrounding area. Deb Matthews, MPP London North Centre was at the London Health Sciences Centre in London to celebrate the new investment.
Dec 15, 2016 South West LHIN Board decision on residential hospice in Huron Perth anticipated in early 2017
The Leadership Committee met on December 15, 2016 and accepted the report of the Huron Perth Hospice Palliative Care Collaborative. The Committee put forward the recommendation that the South West LHIN support the establishment of a two-site residential hospice for the Huron Perth area with 6 beds in Stratford and 4 beds in the Clinton area. 
Dec 02, 2016 New Physician Lead Joining South West LHIN
Michael Barrett, CEO of the South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is pleased to announce Dr. Keith Dyke of Southampton has accepted the role of Primary Care Co-Lead where he will provide leadership, influence change, and act as a linkage between physicians and the LHIN.
Nov 22, 2016 South West LHIN welcomes Myrna Fisk to the Board
Jeff Low, Board Chair of the South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is pleased to announce the appointment of Myrna Fisk to the Board of Directors.
Nov 21, 2016 November 2016 Exchange Newsletter
November 2016 Exchange Newsletter
Nov 14, 2016 South West LHIN welcomes Glenn Forrest to the Board
Jeff Low, Board Chair of the South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is pleased to announce the appointment of Glenn Forrest to the Board of Directors. 
Sep 27, 2016 September Exchange Newsletter

September 2016 Exchange Newsletter

Aug 26, 2016 Hip and Knee Surgery at the South West LHIN
Jul 26, 2016 August Webcasts: Update on the Proposed Patients First Act

The LHIN is offering two webcasts in August to update you, and to answer any questions you may have around the proposed Patients First Act.

Jul 05, 2016 JulyExchange Newsletter
June 2016 Exchange Newsletter
May 25, 2016 May Exchange eNewsletter

May Exchange Newsletter

May 02, 2016 South West LHIN welcomes Leslie Showers to the Board
Jeff Low, Board Chair of the South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is pleased to announce the appointment of Leslie Showers to the Board of Directors. 
Apr 18, 2016 May Webcasts: Update on the South West LHIN IHSP and Patients First discussion paper
The LHIN is offering two webcasts in May to update you, and to answer any questions you may have around the IHSP and Patients First paper.
Mar 21, 2016 March Exchange Newsletter
Mar 03, 2016 Internal Medicine Physician Lead Announcement
The South West LHIN is pleased to announce Dr. Louise M. Moist as the South West
LHIN’s Internal Medicine Physician Lead.
Mar 02, 2016 2016 Quality Symposium Registration Now Open
Jan 26, 2016 January Exchange Newsletter
Jan 05, 2016 Two Physicians Joining the South West LHIN Team

We are pleased to share with you that two area physicians have accepted positions with the South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) where they will provide leadership, influence change, and act as a linkage between physicians and the LHIN.

Dec 09, 2015 Indigenous Cultural Safety Training Program Wins Local Award
The Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC) and the South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) are the proud recipients of the City of London’s Diversity, Race Relations and Inclusivity Award for the Indigenous Cultural Safety Training Program (ICS).
Nov 24, 2015 November Exchange Newsletter
Nov 10, 2015 Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Centre
Ontario is investing $1.2 million in the creation of a new centre to help adults in London who are dealing with mental health or addictions challenges get the treatment and care they need. The new facility will provide mental health and addictions supports for approximately 2,100 adults each year.
Nov 02, 2015 IDS Communique
The Integrated Decision Support (IDS) System is an online data warehouse allowing authorized users in hospitals, Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), and the South West LHIN to retrieve information on how health services are being used through a variety of reports, analytical views and dashboards.
Nov 02, 2015 Priorities for Investment - Communique 3

The PFI Plan is the LHIN’s annual plan for investing new funding sources to support priorities identified in the current Integrated Health Service Plan (IHSP) and the Annual Business Plan. 


Oct 21, 2015 BOCIP Communique 2
The BOCIP will focus on enabling effective and efficient use of system resources to achieve the highest quality back office services making the best use of public resources to create readiness for future health system transformation. 
Sep 21, 2015 September Exchange Newsletter
Sep 21, 2015 $9.6M in new funding to support key health system priorities (Priorities for Investment fund)

South West LHIN announces $9.6 million in new funding to support key health system priorities

Aug 27, 2015 Investing in Small and Rural Hospitals

Small and rural hospitals in the South West LHIN are benefiting from two types of investments that will ensure residents have improved access to care closer to home. 

Aug 13, 2015 BOCIP Communique 1
Jul 31, 2015 Priorities for Investment Communique 2
Priorities for Investment Communique 2
Jul 24, 2015 Priorities for Investment Communique 1
Priorities for Investment Communique 1
Jul 23, 2015 June Exchange Newsletter

July Exchange Newsletter

Apr 10, 2015 Exchange Newsletter (March/April)

Exchange Newsletter (March/April)

Mar 24, 2015 Local Family Physician to Join South West LHIN Team
We are pleased to announce Dr. Paul Gill has accepted the position of Primary Care Co-Lead with the South West LHIN.
Jan 19, 2015 January 2015 Exchange Newsletter

South West LHIN Exchange Newsletter, January 2015

Nov 27, 2014 NEWSLETTER - November 2014 Exchange Newsletter

South West LHIN Exchange Newsletter  - November 2014 

Sep 24, 2014 NEWSLETTER - September 2014 Exchange Newsletter
Sep 23, 2014 New Primary Care Lead
We are pleased to announce Dr. Gord Schacter has accepted the position of Primary Care Physician Lead with the South West LHIN following the departure of our previous Lead, Dr. Rob Annis.
Sep 18, 2014 NEWS RELEASE: Markdale Hospital Announcement

Government of Ontario News Release Announcing the Markdale Hospital

Mar 07, 2014 Official Launch for CMHA Middlesex

Following more than two years of planning, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) LondonMiddlesex, WOTCH Community Mental Health Services and Search Community Mental Health Services have officially amalgamated.

Jan 16, 2014