Description & Services
Description (Service) Facilitates patient access in exceptional circumstances to drugs not funded on the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) Formulary or the Trillium Drug Program, or where no listed alternative is available
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Rainy River District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District
  • Patients who need drugs not funded on the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) Formulary, or the Trillium Drug Program or where no listed alternative is available 
  • Compassionate Review for rare clinical circumstances in immediately life-, limb-, or organ-threatening conditions
  • Request must be submitted by the prescribing medical professional 
  • Patient's physician must submit a request documenting complete and relevant medical information to the ministry, providing the clinical rationale for requesting the unlisted drug and reasons why covered benefits are not suitable
Languages English ; French
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-327-8109
Toll Free Phone 1-866-811-9893
Fax 416-327-7526 
Toll free 1-866-811-9908
Site Location North York
Located In Community Northern Ontario
Address Northern Ontario
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Physical Access Not Applicable - No public access
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care