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.

Haldimand Family Health Teams Receives Over $900K From Province

NorfolkToday.ca article published March 11, 2022

By Ashley Taylor

The Ontario government is providing $973,500 to Haldimand Family Health Teams to help more members of the community access primary care services.

This funding is part of the government’s investment of $6.2 million across 32 primary care teams to improve access to primary care in high needs communities across the province.

Nurse practitioner clinic set to open this August in Jackson’s Point

The Georgina Post article published January 21, 2022

By Mike Anderson

Clinic Director Beth Cowper-Fung and her GNPLC staff were literally jumping for joy after Health Georgina Chair Steve Jacobson officially handed over the keys last week to their new building at 21071 Dalton Rd. in Jackson’s Point.

“We’re just so excited to be in the new building,” said Cowper-Fung. “This has been a long time coming.”

OCFP recognises AFHTO members at 2021 Awards Ceremony

AFHTO congratulates physicians in our member family health teams who were recognized on Wednesday, November 11, 2021, at the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) 2021 Awards Ceremony.

Congratulations to all those recognized this year:

Dr. Barb Zelek of Marathon FHT, named 2021 Reg. L Perkin Ontario Family Physician of the Year as well as Regional Family Physician of the Year

Family Medicine Resident of the Year – Ontario’s Rising Star

Bruyère Receives Award in Innovation from CAN Health

Retrieved from Bruyère Receives Award in Innovation from CAN Health on November 8, 2021.

Today, Bruyère is pleased to accept the CAN Health Network’s Disrupter of the Year Award.

The Disruptor of the Year Award recognizes health care operators who championed CAN Health’s mission of breaking down traditional barriers, helping Canadian companies introduce innovative solutions across the country.

Tough nuts to crack: The Burlington FHT Physiotherapy team during the pandemic


 GLAD Canada is a 7-week program of education and exercise for people with osteoarthritis of the hip and/or knee. The program was developed in Denmark in 2013 and was first licensed in Canada in 2016. It is now offered at over 200 public and private sites across the country. 
 

‘Decrease wait times’ focus behind Georgina's nurse practitioner clinic that director promises will be 'gorgeous'

York Region News article published November 2, 2021

By Amanda Persico

Same location, brand-new clinic. 

The Georgina Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic (GNPLC) will soon be returning to its former location on Dalton Road in Sutton.

Annual Report 2021 (Post-Pandemic Primary Care: Respond, Recover, Rebuild)

It has been a challenging 20 months, and primary care teams have been leaders.

Throughout this pandemic, teams adjusted to new circumstances and continued to provide comprehensive care while extending reach to support their communities. They were leaders in organizing assessment centres, conducting tests, and administering COVID-19 vaccines. They collaborated with their partners to help keep communities safe, while keeping their doors open to provide care to their patients and others who needed it most.