Windsor and Harrow Health Centre FHTs receive grant for oral health care support

Windsor Star Published an article Jan 24, 2023.

By Julie Kotsis

Four local organizations focused on mental health and oral care services have received a funding boost with the announcement of $564,000 in community investment by Green Shield.

The grants, made in partnership with the WindsorEssex Community Foundation, were announced during a gathering Tuesday morning at Maryvale’s Youth Wellness Hub.

Recipients include the Canadian Mental Health Association Windsor-Essex County, which received $200,000 to support the Youth Wellness Hub Windsor-Essex.

Wawa FHT & Elliot Lake FHT Physicians named Algoma Public Health's Champions

This year's champions are recognized for going the extra mile to help the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Algoma Public Health has officially named this year's Public Health Champions.

Nominations for the awards closed on Nov. 20. 

This year, APH wanted its award to recognize those who have gone the extra mile in helping others overcome the challenges of COVID-19. Among the recipients are Mayor Christian Provenzano, the Sault Ste. Marie YMCA, and Algoma University's Student Success and Advancement Teams.

Thames Valley FHT and partners look to break down homelessness health care barriers

Global News Posted an article January 12, 2023

By Andrew Graham 

Officials are gearing up to launch a facility next week that aims to break down barriers for the London, Ont., homeless population through a new collaboration that embeds a health-care provider with local social services organizations.

Annual Report 2022 (Reconnect and Reimagine: Moving Forward Together)

There is significant strain and challenges facing the healthcare sector. We can move forward together in reimagining and rebuilding health care in Ontario, and this rebuild must start with primary care teams. 

Integrated health neighbourhoods have proven effective around the world, and Ontario is aspiring towards this with Ontario Health Teams (OHTs). To deliver high-quality and patient-centred care, to build effective OHTs, and to address the acute and long-term impact of the pandemic, integrated health neighbourhoods must start with integrated, team-based primary care. 

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.