Family health team expansion in the works for Carleton Place

Inside Ottawa Valley Published an article on September 10, 2022

By Tara Gesner

Beckwith local Karen Simpson feels strongly that Carleton Place needs a family health team to serve Beckwith and Carleton Place residents.

“I see the benefits of a family health team through my work in Arnprior,” she told Carleton Place council on Aug. 23.

These 3 new family doctors are opening a Hamilton Mountain clinic amid a national physician shortage

CBC Hamilton Published an article on August 14th 2022

By Bobby Hristova

Hundreds of patients already signed up for the 688 Queensdale Ave. clinic that opens Monday.

Hamilton Mountain is getting a new family medicine clinic that is poised to serve roughly 3,600 patients, an addition that comes amid a Canadian shortage of family physicians.

Government of Canada Improves Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for LGBTQ2 Communities at Sherbourne Health

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TORONTO, June 28, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ - The Government of Canada firmly believes that everyone should have access to safe and consistent sexual and reproductive health services. To do so, we are committed to removing barriers to access that continue to exist from coast to coast to coast.

'It’s unbelievable': Parry Sound FHT uses virtual reality to help seniors to explore the world

Parry Sound North Star published March 29, 2022

Written by Sarah Bissonette

On any given day, Valarie Stanley watches members of area’s older residents tackle Mount Everest, explore the streets of Paris or sit in a garden while never leaving Parry Sound and, for some, remaining in their wheelchairs.

City of Lakes Family Health Team receives support for virtual primary care

Sudbury Star published March 24, 2022

The City of Lakes Family Health Team has received $68,721 from Ontario’s COVID-19 Pandemic Response and Recovery program to support virtual primary care.
The funding will be used to “optimize access to virtual care for patients at all City of Lakes Family Health Team’s (FHT) clinic in Sudbury, Chelmsford, Walden, and Val Caron,” the group said in a release.

Lakehead Nurse Practitioner-led Clinic plans to take on 1,600 more patients

TBS News watch article published March 15, 2022

By Gary Rinne

THUNDER BAY — The Lakehead Nurse Practitioner-led Clinic is looking to expand its client base, and its facilities, after receiving word of an increase in its base funding from the Ministry of Health.


The $753,000 increase will enable the clinic to hire two more nurse practitioners, two health professional support staff and two office workers.