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

News provided by Health Canada

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.

AFHTO Bright Lights Awards - nominations now open! Plus, join the review committee

Shine a light on your team’s achievements. Nominate an outstanding team or individual for a “Bright Lights” Award by July 15, 2022.

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.

“Bright Lights” Award recipients are:

'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.