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Ontario Government Announces Changes to Mental Health and Addictions System

Ministry of Health news release - March. 3, 2020

Ontario is launching Roadmap to Wellness: A Plan to Build Ontario's Mental Health and Addictions System.

Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Michael Tibollo, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, were at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences to unveil the new roadmap, which provides a clear path forward toward offering Ontarians easier access to higher-quality care and supports in communities across the province.

Primary Care Physicians: Working Together for Change

Connecting physicians regionally is a powerful way to spark change, to improve the delivery of comprehensive patient services, and to influence health service decision making. 

There is power in speaking with a collective voice, and there is an opportunity to strengthen the primary care sector by working better together within the shifting landscape of health care delivery in Ontario.

EMR Communities of Practice Transition to OntarioMD

Originally posted March 31, 2020, updated on April 3, 2020.

Dear AFHTO EMR CoP Members, 


As many of you are aware the EMR communities of practice (CoP) will be transitioning from AFHTO to OntarioMD effective March 31, 2020. AFHTO would like to thank all members for their continuous support and participation. We would also like to sincerely thank CoP leads for their dedication to these groups! We look forward to a smooth transition. 

Londoners and Thames Valley FHT organize to supply doctor's offices, 'love-bomb' health-care workers

The London Free Press article published Mar. 20, 2020

By Randy Richmond

A handful of Londoners have turned some casual conversations into a grassroots effort supplying thousands of gloves and masks to local medical clinics.

And they want more people stuck at home, especially business leaders, to step up and help.