April 03, 2019
On April 2 AFHTO presented its submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy on Bill 74: The People’s Health Care Act, 2019. Our key recommendations are: 1. That Bill 74 require primary care to be part of an Ontario Health Team (OHT). It is also recommended that primary care teams be the
February 25, 2019
We are the advocate, network and resource for team-based primary care in Ontario The Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO) works to support the implementation and growth of primary care teams by promoting best practices, sharing lessons learned, and advocating on behalf of all
September 26, 2018
Primary care: The Best Care Takes a Team For most Ontarians, primary care providers are the entry point to the health care system. When patients are sick or hurt, they turn to them first.  And for the best care, it takes a team. As the government moves forward with primary care reform to reduce
August 29, 2016
Evidence from around the world, and Ontario, demonstrates that the introduction of primary care teams is providing patients with better care, at the best value. But one of interprofessional primary care’s biggest barriers is to attract and keep skilled providers. The key issue? Inability to offer