BRAMPTON, ON, June 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Infrastructure Ontario and William
Osler Health System have released a request for proposals (RFP) to the
three teams shortlisted to design, build, finance and maintain the new
Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness.
Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Linda Jeffrey, MPP
for Brampton-Springdale and Vic Dhillon, MPP for Brampton West joined
the Osler redevelopment team and hospital staff to announce the RFP
release during a sign unveiling event today at the Peel Memorial site.
A request for qualifications issued in November 2012 shortlisted the top
three companies with the development, design, construction, financial
and facilities management capacity to undertake a project of this size
and complexity. The three shortlisted companies invited to bid are
Integrated Team Solutions, Peel Healthcare Partnership and Plenary
Peel Memorial will provide patients with specialized care in a modern
facility. It will serve as a model for community partnerships, offering
more choices for patients, increased access to high quality services
and innovative models of care. Main areas of services will include:
rehabilitation and senior's wellness
mental health and addictions programs
women's and children's wellness programs
medical/surgical services focusing on chronic disease management and
urgent care and day surgeries
diagnostic services, including CT, x-ray and ultrasound, laboratory,
pharmacy and neurology/cardiac diagnostics and family health
preventative care for chronic conditions such as diabetes and asthma
The project will focus on sustainable design and construction, with the
goal of achieving Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®)
Silver certification. LEED® buildings focus on healthy indoor
environments, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and efficient use of
energy, water and other resources.
Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care are
working with William Osler Health System to develop the new Peel
Memorial, which will be publicly owned and publicly controlled.
Infrastructure Ontario is a crown agency of the Province of Ontario that delivers large,
complex infrastructure renewal projects on time and on budget. Over the
last six years, the province has applied Infrastructure Ontario's
alternative financing and procurement model to 83 major projects valued
at approximately $38 billion, saving taxpayers an estimated $3 billion.
Infrastructure Ontario also manages one of the largest real estate
portfolios in Canada, provides municipalities and eligible public
sector clients with financing to renew public infrastructure, and
leverages its private-sector expertise to manage major commercial
transactions on behalf of the province.
William Osler Health System is a hospital system serving Brampton,
Etobicoke, and surrounding communities of the Central West Local Health
Integration Network, and has been accredited with Exemplary Standing
from Accreditation Canada. As one of Ontario's largest community
hospitals, Osler serves a population of over 1.3 million people living
in one of the fastest growing and most culturally diverse regions in
Canada. Osler emergency departments are among the busiest in the
province and its labour and delivery program is the largest in the
Greater Toronto Area.
Visit www.infrastructureontario.ca and www.williamoslerhc.on.ca for more information.
Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
"Providing Ontarians with access to health care options that are close
to home and of high quality is part of our government's Action Plan for
Health Care. This centre is great news for Brampton residents as it
will provide patients with a new, state-of-the-art facility capable of
meeting their health care needs today, tomorrow and well into the
Linda Jeffrey, MPP for Brampton-Springdale
"Today's call for proposals brings Brampton and its surrounding
communities one step closer to having a wider range of health care
services close to home and loved ones."
Vic Dhillon, MPP for Brampton West
"This milestone is another example of our government's commitment to
providing the resources and infrastructure to address the current and
future health care needs of our growing community."
Matthew Anderson, President and CEO, William Osler Health System
"Today's announcement is just one example of the great progress we are
making in our work to build the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated
Health and Wellness. This new facility represents a great opportunity
for Osler to continue to improve access to those health care services
that our growing community needs most."
Neil Davis, Vice Chair, William Osler Health System Board of Directors
"This is an exciting time for health care in Brampton. The new Peel
Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness will mark a move
away from traditional health care by introducing new models of care
that shift the focus from illness to wellness, and encourage patients
to take a more active role in managing their own health."
Maria Britto, Board Chair, Central West Local Health Integration Network
"These are exciting times for the Central West LHIN communities. The
Province's investment in the Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health
and Wellness certainly aligns with the generous support and dedication
of the community. This patient centered campus will serve as a model
for preventative health practices that are in line with the Minister's
action plan of the right care at the right time."
Image with caption: "From left: Vic Dhillon, MPP for Brampton West, Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and Linda Jeffrey, MPP for Brampton-Springdale unveil a sign demonstrating the government's commitment to the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness. (CNW Group/Infrastructure Ontario)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130627_C3906_PHOTO_EN_28624.jpg
SOURCE: Infrastructure Ontario
For further information:
William Osler Health System
905-494-2120, Ext. 59467