2017 Minister’s Medal 

Minister’s MedalThe Minister's Medal is a competitive, annual award program that recognizes excellent work done by health care partners across the province. The recipient of the award is someone who places patients at the centre of the circle of care while promoting value and quality in the health care system.

The theme of this year's awards was Patients as Partners, which focused on health system issues being addressed in collaboration with people that matter most – patients, caregivers and their families. By highlighting the importance of collaborating with individuals with lived experience, the ministry is working to ensure patients' voices are heard in health care decision-making at all levels.

2017 Minister’s Medal Honour Roll Recipients

We are extremely proud to say that we were selected as Honour Roll Members for demonstrating outstanding performance across the selection criteria. 

Hanaa Elkalza, Regional Patient and Caregiver Engagement Coordinator, was recognized for her passion and enthusiasm for engaging patients in building a system of care that is conducive to their needs.

The Mississauga Halton LHIN was also recognized for the Care Coordination Program of Work for the re-design of our care coordination approach to enable delivery of better integrated consistent, patient-centred care at the neighbourhood level.

Click here to view all 2017 Minister's Medal Winners.

Caregiver Respite Program: 2016 Minister’s Medal Winner – Team Recipient

The Caregiver Respite Program in the Mississauga Halton LHIN was recognized with the 2016 Minister's Medal for improving services and supports that enable caregivers to care for their loved ones and also take care of themselves. Learn more about the Caregiver Respite Program: 2016 Minister's Medal winner.