Minister announces expansion of the Caroline FHT

November 05, 2010

People in the Burlington area now have better access to frontline health care with the expansion of the Caroline Family Health Team. This was today's announcement from Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Deb Matthews. “The newly expanded Caroline Family Health Team will provide increased access to care for more than 21,000 people within the next five months. Family Health Teams are providing high quality care and services that are patient-focused across the province.” - Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care “I am thrilled that Burlington has access to an expanded Family Health Team. Primary health care is important to the Ontario health care system, and this investment is great for the health of this community.” -Ted McMeekin, MPP for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale “Early on we recognized the value in working with an interdisciplinary team focusing on healthcare and prevention for the whole population. Very careful planning went into the design of this new site making future growth possible.” - Donna Landry, Administrative Lead, Caroline Family Health Team