Latest News from the Western Ontario Health Team

Current activities

The Western Ontario Health Team (WOHT) provides these updates to all sectors:

  • February 2021
    • Work on WOHT Purpose Statement and Values
    • Hiring for Clinical Lead and Project Manager roles
  • January 2021
    • WOHT collaborative agreements with clusters (sectors)
    • Year 1 population work to date
  • December 2020
    • Year 1 population data
    • Finalizing governance structure
    • Funding from member organizations will be coming in shortly; still awaiting OHT funding details from MOH
  • OHT Lead Announcement – Amber Alpaugh-Bishop starts January 4, 2021
  • November 2020
    • Chronic COVID-19 management
    • Generative discussion on digital health
      • barriers
      • what can we do on the provider side to make it easier for patients?
      • what environmental factors enable or disable our ability to collaborate?
      • what tangible steps can Western OHT take?
  • October 2020
    • Primary care report
    • COVID-19 chronic care pathway and remote patient monitoring
    • COVID-19 Assessment Centre changes
  • September 2020 – governance and funding updates, health equity
  • August 2020 – COVID care funding proposal to MOH, meeting with Ministry of Health reps
  • July 2020 – work to date, organizing structures and frameworks, next steps

WOHT governance structure

Draft Governance Documents

Coordinating Council
Linda Crossley-Hauch – Co-chair (Patient Partner)
Mike McMahon – Co-chair (Thames Valley Family Health Team)
Linda Sibley – Addictions sector (Addictions Services Thames Valley)
Alternate: Beth Mitchell – mental health sector (CMHA Middlesex)
Judi Fisher – CSS sector (Cheshire London)
Alternate: Carol Walters – CSS sector (Alzheimer Society London Middlesex)
Dr. Vineet Nair – primary care (interim)
Dr. Gord Schacter – primary care (interim)
Alternates: Dr. Cathy Faulds, Dr. Daniel Pepe
Scott Courtice – primary care organization (London Intercommunity Health Centre)
Alternate: Gail McMahon – primary care organization (HealthZone NP Clinic)
Daryl Nancekivell – Home and Community Care
Drs. Gillian Kernaghan (St. Joseph’s) and Todd Stepaniuk (Middlesex Hospital Alliance) – hospital sector
Alternate: tba
Neal Roberts – EMS
Anna Foat – Patient/Caregiver
TBD – Patient/Caregiver
TBD – long term care sector
Dr. Chris Mackie – Middlesex London Health Unit
Craig Cooper – City of London
Bill Rayburn – County of Middlesex

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Western Ontario Health – development phase

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