ECNPLC: Team-Based Primary Care Funding Announcement

The Ontario Ministry of Health announced on February 1st, 2024, that the Ontario government is investing $110 million to connect up to 328,000 people to primary care teams. This investment is a step closer towards closing the gap for 1.3 million people not connected to primary care. Visit here for full announcement.

Interprofessional primary care teams connect people to health professionals (physicians, nurse practitioners, registered and practical nurses, physiotherapists, social workers etc.) that work together to provide timely access to primary care leading to faster diagnosis, treatment and improved health outcomes.

Anthony Leardi, MPP for Essex, announced that the Essex County Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic (ECNPLC) will be receiving $424,525 to expand its team-based primary care services. The ECNPLC has partnered with the Town of Kingsville and TMC Urgent Care Clinic to provide primary care services to the residents of Kingsville. Please visit here for more information on the announcement.