South West Local Health Integration Network
Text size:

Patients First


healthy button 2

Partnerships for Health

Health Care Options

Health Care Connect

Patient Safety

GoL logo eng

Wait Times Image

Ontario Portal 

connex logo


A Healthier Tomorrow

Rural and Northern Health Care Framework - Registration for Ministry's session in Hanover on January 31 is now open.

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care's Rural and Northern Health Care Panel has released a report that identifies a vision for the Rural and Northern Health Care Framework that contains 12 recommendations for consultation at event across the province. If you cannot attend the session in Hanover, you can provide feedback on these recommendations by clicking hereYou can read the Panel's recommendations by clicking here.

Register by January 27 here on the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care website.

Video of The Life or Limb No Refusal Policy

Above: Dr. Michael Sharpe talks about the new Life or Limb no Refusal Policy developed in the South West LHIN for handling the transfer of critically ill patients.  This video and others are available on our YouTube Channel 

Interview with Michael Barrett, CEO on Radio Station AM 1290

Interview from January 21 on the Steve Garrison show.  Click here to listen (mp3 - 1.5MB)

Improving Health Care Quality: Joint South West LHIN & OMA Physician Session

Registration is now open. 

On Tuesday, March 8, the South West LHIN and the OMA will be hosting a physician session at the Cobble Beach Resort
221 McLeese Drive in Kemble near Owen Sound.

Click here to register.  Click here for more details.

1st Annual South West LHIN Quality Symposium: Enabling health system transformation through quality

Reserve the date - April 28, 2011 at the Stratford Rotary Complex

Main session: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm - Governance session: 4 – 8 pm

Plans are underway for our first-ever LHIN-wide quality symposium bringing together health care leaders and change champions to increase participants’ understanding and commitment to key quality strategies and initiatives improving care in South West Ontario. The day will feature an inspiring roster of guest speakers and interactive presentations that will stimulate commitment to the quality focus that is being embedded in Ontario’s health-care system.   



Success Story Videos, Social Media LinksSouth West LHIN Video PageRecent EventsIHSP ToolkitLHINfo Minute     

Find us on the Web and engage with us



Youtube logo


Having difficulty accessing or downloading content from our website? To receive a printout by fax or mail, send an e-mail to








Upcoming events
February 9, 2011
Board Committee Meeting
SW LHIN Boardroom, 201 Queens Ave, London
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

February 23, 2011
Board to Board Engagement Session
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

February 23, 2011
Board of Directors Meeting
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM