June 30, 2023
Dear AFHTO members, Are you interested in serving on the AFHTO board of directors? This is a reminder nominations are open until July 28, 2023. To apply: Go to to fill in the nomination form. Then e-mail your CV to taryn.jacquard@afhto.
April 10, 2023
Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy Submitted in partnership with the Association of Family Physicians (AFHTO), Alliance for Healthier Communities, Indigenous Primary Health Care Council (IPHCC) and Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic Association (NPLCA) Re: Bill 60, Your Health Act,
February 06, 2023
TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2023 /CNW/ - The Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) is encouraging Premiers across the country, and the federal government, to strike a new Canada Health Transfer agreement that will focus on expanding team-based care and ensure that every Canadian has access to a family doctor or
February 06, 2023
On February 6, 2023 AFHTO submitted our recommendations to the government for their 2023 budget. Recommendations 1 and 2 of our 2023 pre-budget submission was done in collaboration with partners in the Primary Care Collaborative and recommendation 3 and 4 are two other recommendations AFHTO is
December 05, 2022
AFHTO's 2023 Pre-Budget Submission February 6, 2023 Our 2023 Pre-Budget Submission highlights several points in: Investing more in Team-Based Care Addressing the HHR Crisis Providing mental health and addictions services Providing resources to support the implementation of PCNs Click here to
October 06, 2022
The OMA and the Primary Care Collaborative have released a joint policy paper with recommendations to strengthen mental healthcare delivery in primary care. The rate of new mental health and addiction diagnoses is increasing, exacerbated by the ongoing impacts of the pandemic. Approximately three-
September 30, 2022
            Every year, on September 30, we mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and Orange Shirt Day to honour and commemorate survivors and ancestors who were and continue to be impacted by the tragic and painful history of residential schools. The last
April 29, 2022
TORONTO, April 29, 2022 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO) members across the province, AFHTO welcomes the investments in home care, mental health care, and health human resources in the 2022 Ontario Budget, Ontario's Plan to Build. The investments will
April 22, 2022
  April 21, 2022 Hon. Christine Elliott Minister of Health  777 Bay St., College Park, 5th Floor Toronto, ON M7A 2J3 Dear Minister Elliott, As associations representing interprofessional primary healthcare teams, we are concerned about the projected impact of what both Chief
February 14, 2022
AFHTO learned in fall 2021 that only people with a valid Ontario driver’s license could renew their OHIP card online. Most people who could not drive needed to go in-person to a ServiceOntario office.  This was particularly concerning as many people without a license are not in this position by
February 11, 2022
On February 10, AFHTO submitted our recommendations to the government for their 2022 budget. Our 2022 pre-budget submission was done in collaboration with our five partners in the Primary Care Collaborative. With primary care at the foundation, our submission lays out what is needed to help build
January 27, 2022
  January 27, 2022 Hon. Christine Elliott Minister of Health College Park, 777 Bay St., 5th floor Toronto, ON M7A 2J3 Dear Minister Elliott, We commend the government for expediting vaccinations last month and for beginning the fourth dose for the most vulnerable people. Returning to a