HQO is convening a large set of partner organizations, including AFHTO, to compile a coordinated program of supports to help clinicians manage their patients’ pain, including appropriate use of opioids. An overview of the “partnered supports” process can be found here.
The Niagara Region has been experiencing an increased demand for emergency health services, which places non-sustainable demand on available resources. Niagara Emergency Medical Services (NEMS) engaged in strategic program development to address low acuity mental health and addictions calls in the community. This resulted in Welland McMaster FHT’s 2018 Bright Lights-nominated program - Mental Health and Addictions Response Team (MHART).
A Fond Farewell to Carol Mulder
Provincial Lead, Quality Improvement and Decision Support
Dear AFHTO Members:
The Sarnia Journal article published on December 9, 2018 By The Sarnia Journal Residents in search of the proper mental health and addiction resources can attend monthly open houses starting Dec. 19.
The Lindsay Advocate article published on December 7, 2018 By Bert Lauwers A costing by the City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team has revealed that the team has saved the health care system more than $700,000 since 2014 through its emergency room and after hours clinic diversion prog
Sarnia This Week article published December 4, 2018 By Sarnia This Week Four doctors from the Central Lambton Family Health Team (CLFHT) were honoured in November, given a prestigious designation by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) recognizing the outstanding contributions the doctors made to the field of family medicine. Dr.