North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network
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Get Involved!

North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network (NSM LHIN) is seeking community members to participate on the new Patient, Caregiver, Family Advisory Group (PCF Advisory Group) to the NSM LHIN.

Engaging local stakeholders regarding the local health systems needs and LHIN priorities is critical in supporting NSM LHIN’s mandate.  This Group will serve as a forum for dialogue among community members as they advise the LHIN on issues and perspectives related to health system goals and objectives. The purpose of the Advisory Group is to provide advice to the LHIN on how to achieve person-centred health care within the local health system.

With the assistance and leadership of NSM LHIN staff, the Advisory Group will:

  • Provide system level advice and guidance to the NSM LHIN to support the successful implementation of the NSM LHIN Integrated Health Service Plan 2013-2016, our Care Connections work and other LHIN and Ministry strategic priorities.
  • As required, act as a resource to and/or work in collaboration with other NSM LHIN planning groups/committees.

The Advisory Group is expected to meet quarterly (4 times per year) and membership is extended to all North Simcoe Muskoka community residents (NSM LHIN’s geographic region).

If you are interested in applying to be a member of the Advisory Group or know someone who may want to participate, please download and complete the Expression of Interest form and return to Sheila Winegarden by:

  • Mail (NSM LHIN, Attention:  Sheila Winegarden, 210 Memorial Avenue, Suite 128, Orillia, ON, L3V 7V1)
  • Fax (705-326-1392)

Stories You ShareStories You Share Help Build Better Care

All of us have experienced the local health care system – as patients, caregivers, family or friends.  Your stories, thoughts and suggestions are what guide the work that we do in improving health care for the families and residents that live in North Simcoe Muskoka.

To help us keep people as the focus of our work to improve the patient experience, we need to hear stories directly from you?  We invite you to provide your story in written format by clicking here  

Or, feel free to contact Sheila Winegarden ( or by phone: 705-326-7750 Ext. 237)  who can help connect you to the person or group that you can have a conversation with about your experiences and ideas for improvement - be it the CEO or Board of the NSM LHIN, to the various Councils or Committees of Care Connections .    

Care Connections 
Forum 2014

To view pdf, click here
To submit a request to host a booth at the forum, please click here

To contact Sheila Winegarden - 




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Upcoming Events
September 11, 2014
Barrie Shared Space Collaborative Open House
20 Anne Street South, Barrie
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

September 15, 2014
Health System Improvement Committee
NSM LHIN - Orillia
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

September 15, 2014
Governance Committee
NSM LHIN - Orillia
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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