Media Advisory - Health and Long-Term Care Minister to make important announcement about strengthening Ontario's wait times strategy



    TORONTO, March 15 /CNW/ - Health and Long-Term Care Minister George
Smitherman will make an announcement regarding improvements to wait times
reporting in Ontario.

    
    DATE:           Thursday, March 15, 2007
    TIME:           11 a.m.
    LOCATION:       University Hospital Network
                    Toronto General Hospital
                    Robert R. McEwen Atrium entrance
                    585 University Avenue
                    Toronto ON

                    Take elevators to 4th floor and follow signage to
                    DeGasperis Conservatory
    

    A special phone-in line, 1-866-249-2157, is being made available for
media outlets that wish to LISTEN to the announcement.

    Television outlets please note: B-Roll to accompany this announcement can
be obtained from the following co-ordinates:

    Thursday, March 15th 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Anik F2 C, Transponder 3B analogue
    Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8
    Downlink frequency 3820 vertical

    
    Shot list:
    -   Joan Sheppard, cataract surgery patient, Innisfil Ontario
    -   Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz, Chief of the Radiation Medicine Program,
        Princess Margaret Hospital, UHN, Toronto
    -   Anna Gutlin, Physiotherapist, Total Joint Assessment Centre, North
        York General Hospital, Toronto
    -   Dr. John Denstedt, Chair, Department of Surgery, London Health
        Sciences Centre, London
    -   Dr. Gordon Porter, Chief of Staff, Thunder Bay Regional Health
        Sciences Centre, Thunder Bay
    

    For technical information DURING the feed, please call CNW at  (416)
863-2112.
    As with all CNW Broadcast feeds, this release is offered for your free
and unrestricted news use. Comments regarding the content and quality are
welcomed.




For further information:

For further information: Media contacts: Jeff Rohrer, Minister's Office,
(416) 326-8016; A.G. Klei, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, (416)
314-6197, www.health.gov.on.ca; CNW Broadcast, TORONTO (416) 863-9350

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