$60,000 Approved by Guelph/Eramosa Council to Assist East Wellington FHT in Recruiting Family Doctors

The Grand101 published an article on April 3, 2024

By Austin Cardinell

GUELPH/ERAMOSA – Guelph/Eramosa Council has agreed to set some township funding aside to attract new family doctors to practice in Rockwood.

During a meeting Tuesday, council approved up to $60,000 be used as a top-up for the salaries for two potential new family doctors for the East Wellington Family Health Team.

Budget 2024: $546 million investment to expand and enhance access to team-based primary care

After a year of advocacy on funding to expand and enhance access to team-based primary care, AFHTO's advocacy efforts have proven successful as the Ontario government announces a $546 million investment in primary care, aiming to connect up to 600,000 individuals to primary care teams. This afternoon, Ontario’s Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy presented the budget which highlighted the government's commitment to new investments aimed at increasing access to team-based primary care. 

Elgin County to receive nearly $1M for team-based primary health care (Including TV FHT and East Elgin FHT)

The London Free Press published a media statement on March 1, 2024

By Brian Williams

Elgin County will receive nearly $1 million from the provincial government to expand team-based health care in the region.

On Friday, officials with the Thames Valley Family Health Team, alongside Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Rob Flack, announced the funding, calling its impact “transformative.”