Ontario Investing in Hospital Care With Additional $4.3 million for Oxford Hospitals in Woodstock, Tillsonburg and Ingersoll
WOODSTOCK – The Government of Ontario is taking further action to end hallway health care, support current and future patient services and investing in equipment to immediately tackle COVID-19 by increasing funding for the province’s hospitals. Today, Oxford MPP Ernie Hardeman announced additional funding for hospitals in Oxford including $291,600 for the Alexandra Hospital Ingersoll, $457,600 for the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital and $3,664,300 for Woodstock General Hospital.
“The Ontario government is supporting Oxford’s hospitals by ensuring they have the resources needed to provide high-quality care and services now and in the future,” said Hardeman. “This increased funding in our local hospitals is another way our government is providing support for health care to ensure patients can continue receive the high level of care our hospitals are known for.”
As part of Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19, the Ontario government is investing $935 million more in Ontario hospitals this year, including $594 million to meet current and future demands for regular services. This represents approximately a 3% overall increase in funding to the hospital sector.
The Ontario government is also investing $341 million in hospitals to ensure their ongoing readiness. This includes funding for up to 1,000 acute care beds, 500 critical care beds and assessment centres.
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Ernie Hardeman, MPP Oxford