AFHTO Bright Lights Awards: deadline extended to next Monday, July 23 at 10:00 AM

Revised due date to submit a Bright Lights nomination is Monday, July 23 at 10:00 AM

Nominations are coming in fast and furious but so are the questions. Given the appetite for recognizing your team, colleagues and partners for the awesome work they do, we’re giving everyone a chance to submit a Bright Lights nomination by extending the deadline.

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City of Lakes FHT receives grant to research use of psychoactive drugs

The Northern Ontario Academic Medicine Association (NOAMA) has awarded the COLFHT a $50,000 research grant to address inappropriate or overuse of benzodiazepines. NOAMA is the governance organization responsible for administering the Ministry of Health and OMA negotiated NOSM Academic Funding Plan to support the development of new and innovative approaches in health care delivery, and to support leadership in the dissemination of knowledge across the healthcare system.

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Increased access to primary care in Kapuskasing area

TimminsToday article published on May 4, 2018 TimminsToday staff NEWS RELEASE NORTH EAST LOCAL HEALTH INTEGRATION NETWORK People will have greater access to high-quality health care closer to home thanks to a new team of health care professionals coming to Kapuskasing and a new Indigenous Interprofessional Primary Care Team that will serve Indigenous Northerners.

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City of Lakes FHT Receives Community Builders Award

On Mar. 1, 2018 City of Lakes FHT was recognized for its contribution to healthcare at Northern Life’s 15th annual Community Builders Awards of Excellence. The award came soon after the team celebrated its 10th anniversary. “What’s happened in the last 10 years, not just locally but across the province, there’s been a transformation,” says Dave Courtemanche, the team’s ED.

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