ESC LHIN Patient and Family Advisory Council

Local Health Integration Networks aspire to learn what patients, families and caregivers value most in our health care system. In order to improve health outcomes and experiences, patients and families across Ontario must be engaged and empowered to have a strong voice to shape care delivery. Local Health Integration Networks are committed to partnering and listening to patients and families to ensure that changes in the health care system reflect the needs and opinions of those it serves.

Expanding patient engagement across the health care system is a key commitment articulated in the Patients First Act.  A key element of this approach is the establishment of patient advisory Councils in each of Ontario’s 14 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) and information sharing between these Councils.