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My family doctor practices out of a hospital that is not close to my residence. Can I be taken to the hospital where my family doctor practices?

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Emergency Health Service Branch's Basic Life Support (BLS) Patient Care Standards,  provides direction to transport patients to the closest hospital unit capable of providing the medical care apparently required by the patient.​