Laurie Jenkins

Laurie Jenkins is a patient advocate and is presently the Executive Director of Ontario Patient Navigation Services.  OPaNS mission is to help clients and families access services and navigate them in a seamless clinical journey through the Ontario health care system.  Laurie has worked in health care for over 25 years in a variety of clinical, academic and senior leadership roles and is strongly committed to improving the patient and family experience.    Laurie has been involved in numerous Ministry of Health initiatives, expert panels and task forces at the regional and provincial level.  She is a member of The Association for Patient Experience, the Patients’ Association of Canada and the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly.