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Cancer Care Ontario transitioning to fecal immunochemical test

Message on behalf of Cancer Care Ontario.
 
Cancer Care Ontario through its ColonCancerCheck (CCC) screening program is transitioning to the fecal immunochemical test (FIT) as the recommended screening test for people at average risk of developing colorectal cancer. The guaiac fecal occult blood test (gFOBT) will no longer be used in the CCC program.
 

AFHTO Bright Lights Awards - nominations now open! Only until June 28

Shine a light on your team’s achievements. Nominate an outstanding team or individual for a “Bright Lights” Award by June 28, 2019.

AFHTO’s “Bright Lights” Awards recognize AFHTO members’ leadership, outstanding work and the significant progress being made to improve the value interprofessional primary care teams across Ontario deliver.

There’s no better time to show what you can do. Select award recipients will receive an education grant.

“Bright Lights” Award recipients are:

Kawartha North FHT & Kawartha Lakes groups discuss forming Ontario Health Team

My Kawartha Lakes article published Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

By My Kawartha Lakes

 

Health care agencies embark on joint self-assessment plan to capitalize on existing partnerships ahead of provincial changes

Several health care organizations in the City of Kawartha Lakes are discussing the formation of a local Ontario Health Team to better co-ordinate care and services for local residents.