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Timmins FHT becomes Timmins Academic FHT

Media release published December 2, 2019

Timmins, December 2, 2019 – The Timmins Family Health Team / Équipe de Santé Familiale unveiled it’s new name and logo today. Now known as the Timmins Academic Family Health Team/Équipe de Santé Familiale Académique, (TAFHT), the new brand will help tell the story of the impact this organization has on providing sustainable quality healthcare in the Timmins region.

New Program Transitions Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS out of Toronto's Emergency Shelter System

The Newswire article published November 5, 2019

By the FIfe House Foundation

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Fife House Foundation has proudly announced the opening of the Huntley Transitional Housing Program. Located in a newly renovated historic facility on Huntley Street, the program welcomed its first clients in late August.

Care plans reduce risk of ending up in hospital for patients with severe mental illness: study

The chances of a patient with a serious mental illness ending up in hospital because of their condition are reduced by almost 40 per cent if they have a care plan, according to the research.

The study, which tracked 20,000 patients with a severe mental illness through the healthcare system, also found that seeing the same GP reduced the risk of an unplanned hospital admission by around 25 per cent.