for a Practice Exemption
The Ministry will consider
applications by physicians for exemption where
physicians are providing services to under-served
populations, or practising in a unique
sub-specialty or viewed as a provincial resource.
the Underserviced Area Program and the Specialist
Retention Initiative will continue for 1998/99.
Further exemptions will be considered for:
physicians who practise in undersupplied
communities requiring four or fewer
family physicians where vacancies
whose practice is dedicated to providing
specialized services where shortages
exist, such as AIDS, palliative and
French language care.
in significantly undersupplied areas, or
who are providing a highly specialized
service in their field.
for physician practice exemption must be made to
the Underserviced Area Program by March 1, 1999,
for fiscal year 1998/99. For more information on
this initiative please contact the Northern
Health Programs and Planning Branch,
Underserviced Area Program, 159 Cedar Street
Suite 406, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 6A5. Telephone
(705) 670-7280. Facsimile (705) 670-7231.