Media Advisory - Inaugural Patient Ombudsman Townhall

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Patients Canada is holding the inaugural town hall meeting with Ontario's newly appointed Patient Ombudsman, Christine Elliott.  

This is an opportunity for Ontario patients to connect with the Patient Ombudsman and share their stories, experiences, and concerns. 

The townhall will be moderated by well-known Canadian journalist Steve Paikin, host of TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin.


Inaugural town hall of Ontario's newly appointed Patient Ombudsman, Christine Elliott


St. Lawrence Centre, Jane Mallett Theatre  

27 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E 1B4


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

6:30PM – 8:00PM EST


Patients Canada, officials and patients

Ontario's newly appointment Patient Ombudsman, Christine Elliott

Steve Paikin, host of TVO's the Agenda with Steve Paikin

Media availability with Ontario's Patient Ombudsman Christine Elliott:

  • Ms. Elliott will be available on site at 6:00 pm, Jane Mallett Theatre
  • One on one interviews can be scheduled by contacting Gabriella Skubincan, Office of Patient Ombudsman (contact information below)


Organizations that support Patients Canada and the patient voice:

Associated Medical Services (AMS)
Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI)
Canada Health Infoway
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Closing the Gap Healthcare
HealthCare CAN
Medavie Blue Cross
Ontario Association of Medical Laboratories (OAML)
Ontario Long-Term Care Association
Ontario Medical Association (OMA)
Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO)
Saint Elizabeth Health Care
University Health Network (UHN)
William Osler Health System   

SOURCE Patients Canada

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For further information: For media inquiries or to set up an interview please contact: Gabriella Skubincan, Office of the Patient Ombudsman, Tel: (416)-597-5375, Email:

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