News & Events
By Mary Caton, The Windsor Star
Renovations will begin soon on the shuttered St. Bernard’s elementary school in Amherstburg in order to transform part of the building into a new nurse practitioner-led clinic.
By Chris Drost, Bancroft this Week
The waiting area of the new Madawaska Valley Family Health Team was full of smiling faces on Friday, Jan. 11 as dignitaries, physicians and community representatives gathered with staff to celebrate the official ribbon cutting for the new family health team.
January 10, 2019 l 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST Learning Objectives: By the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
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:
- Opioid De-Implementation in Primary Care: An interactive webinar on January 8, 2019 presented by project lead Dr. Peter Selby. Topics of discussion will include a systematic approach to identifying risk of opioid overdose and/or dependence, tapering opioids, and treating addiction, pain or both.