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.
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.
Professional communication networks — described by researchers as “face-to-face interaction about patient care among the health care professionals in a primary care team” — may improve job satisfaction, according to survey results published in Annals of Family Medicine.
The Lindsay Advocate article published October 18, 2019
By The Lindsay Advocate
By Dr. Jennifer Young, President, Ontario College of Family Physicians
Dufferin Area FHT and other local agencies to benefit from overhaul of Ontario’s health care bureaucracy
The Orangeville Citizen article published October 21, 2019
By Mike Baker, Orangeville Citizen
Eight months on from the Ford government’s announcement of plans to overhaul Ontario’s health care system, service providers in Dufferin-Caledon feel our community is “well placed” to become one of the provincial leaders in the new movement.
The Temiskaming Speaker article (PDF) published October 16, 2019