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Hospital Funding Increase - Shorter Wait Times
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Ontario announced it will be investing $822 million in the hospital sector over 2018-19. This could mean reduced hospital wait times, better care closer to your home and a reduction in hospital staffing issues.
The investment will also allow hospitals to:
- Expand essential services.
- Provide faster access to critical care and priority procedures.
- Invest with precision in the specific needs of their patients and community
The province is providing more than $19 billion over the next 10 years to build and expand hospitals and support nurses.
The government is also investing $2.1 billion in an expansion to mental health and addiction services.