Accountability

Hospital Accountability Agreements

The Kingston Health Sciences Centre is funded by the Province of Ontario in accordance with funding policies established by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Cancer Care Ontario, and the South East Local Health Integration Network (SE-LHIN).    

The hospital sites are required to annually execute the Hospital Services Accountability Agreement (H-SAA) and the Multi-sector Services Accountability Agreement (M-SAA) with the SE-LHIN.  These agreements sets out the rights and obligations of the two parties and performance expectations for the funding provided.

We are also responsible for meeting the requirements of provincial legislation related to accessibility and the provision of French language health services in this region. For more information visit French Language Services.

Under the Excellent Care for All Act (ECFAA), all hospitals are required to have a publicly available Patient Declaration of Values produced after consultation with the public.