July 24, 2020
Congratulations to the five new Ontario Health Teams and to our member teams that are engaged and participating in the development of OHTs. And further congratulations to all OHTs, receiving funding of $25.25 million for virtual care and other direct support. Ontario Health Team AFHTO
July 22, 2020
Wellington Advertiser article published July 15, 2020 By Patrick Rafits WELLINGTON NORTH – The Mount Forest Family Health Team (MFFHT) has received a grant to help it provide virtual support to area Mennonite and Amish residents. The Centre Wellington Community Foundation (CWCF) announced on
June 30, 2020
Article published in the Spring 2020 issue of The Diabetes Communicator By David J. Robinson, MD, FRCPC; Emily Opthof, RD, B.Sc.FN Canadian Mental Health Association, London; Central Lambton Family Health Team, Petrolia, Ont. Thomas Edison, the revered American inventor, defined genius as 98 per
June 25, 2020
CBC article published June 24, 2020 By Desmond Brown The COVID-19 pandemic has turned Stratford-based family physician Sean Blaine into an internet sensation of sorts — as a YouTube commentator offering tips to navigate the health emergency. Blaine says he has "a couple of ideas on how we can
June 23, 2020
  The Change Foundation’s Future Innovator Awards recognizes six people, teams and/or organizations who have a strong vision for positive change for patients and caregivers and have the potential to make notable impact going forward. Members and member-
May 29, 2020
Orillia Matters article published May 28, 2020 By Mehreen Shahid The North Simcoe Family Health Team hopes to soon expand its virtual-care clinic program from two to five days a week. A local health team has a virtual solution for orphan patients in the area. Noticing the rising need of family
May 27, 2020
Guelph Today News article published May 23, 2020 By Anam Khan Executive director Ross Kirkconnell of the Guelph Family Health Team said the health system has always been there for residents and the pandemic is no different The Guelph Family Health Team has a message for those holding themselves
May 20, 2020
CTV News article published May 14, 2020 By Ricardo Veneza WINDSOR, ONT. -- The Windsor Team Care Centre’s substance abuse services are being forced online by COVID-19 – but the move may be a blessing in disguise. A new virtual substance abuse program, part of the One Team Recovery (OTR)
May 15, 2020
Published May 12, 2020 Written by RNAO To celebrate the contributions made by nurses to nursing practice and the health and well-being of Ontarians, the Nursing Now Ontario Awards honoured one NP, RN and RPN during Nursing Week 2020 (May 11 - 17). Nurse Practitioner Award Recipient: Michael
May 12, 2020
AFHTO recognizes that our members are doing fantastic work on the frontlines attending to patients and adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic. To connect our teams and showcase the initiatives made by our them, we've created an interactive platform for our members to browse the initiatives made by
April 24, 2020
Y108 News article published April 23, 2020 By Lisa Polewski Hamiltonians can now book a COVID-19 test at the city's drive-thru site, based inside the Dave Andreychuk Mountain Arena. It’s not quite the same as a fast-food drive-thru, but the COVID-19 testing centre at the Dave Andreychuk Mountain
April 13, 2020
As told by Dr. Matt Dumas, Lead Physician, Lakelands FHT* In late March, Lakelands FHT discovered that there was a positive case at our Northbrook site. That resulted in the immediate closure of our building. We all had to go home and finish 14 day periods of self-isolation. To our surprise, this