NEWS May 22, 2009
London residents will benefit from more than $1.1 million in funding to help London Health Sciences Centre reduce emergency room (ER) wait times.
For the second year in a row, the Ontario government is funding a comprehensive ER strategy which includes:
The province-wide ER strategy also includes:
These initiatives are aimed at improving the overall performance of hospital ERs across the province.
“We’re working with the province’s hospitals to ensure our ERs are running as efficiently as possible,” said Deb Matthews, MPP London North Centre. “Our ER strategy, along with our improvements to community services for seniors, will help to reduce the amount of time people spend in the emergency room.”
Read about alternatives to a hospital ER.
Find out more about the reporting of the time spent in ERs.
Deb Matthews, 519-432-7339
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