Members' Stories

September 19, 2023
The Chatham Voice an published on September 7, 2023 The first call has been made on the McKinlay Woodlands Memorial Forest’s new wind phone. Lily Martin, 10, who lost her uncle to suicide last year, was the first to pick up the vintage rotary phone’s receiver following its recent installation at
August 31, 2023
CP24 published an interview on  August 30, 2023  
July 19, 2023 published an article  July 17, 2023 By Katie Nicholls Patients without family doctors who require follow-up appointments from breast screening appointments will now have a way to receive that care.  A new partnership, announced on Monday, will allow patients who don't have a
July 14, 2023
The Sault Star published an article  July 13, 2023 By Jeffrey Ougler Huron Shores Family Health Team will expand its employee roster, bringing in primary care services from a variety of health-care providers, including mental health supports.  The province said Thursday the plan it to improve
July 13, 2023
Revised due date to submit a Bright Lights nomination is Monday, July 17 at 12 noon   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
July 07, 2023
  Are you proud of what your team has accomplished? Do you want your colleagues to be recognized for the amazing work they do? Do you think it would be great to see your initiative spread across the province?   If you’ve said yes to any of the above, submit a Bright
July 04, 2023
The Sault Star published an article  Jun 27, 2023 By Rocco Frangione The healthcare professionals who work at the Burk’s Falls Family Health Team are enjoying a much needed facelift to the health centre. The employees are now working in a renovated facility which included repurposing the former
June 28, 2023
Nominate your team, partnership, or colleague for a Bright Lights Award and gain your biggest audience ever.   The AFHTO 2023 Conference Awards ceremony will be held at lunchtime on October 25, 2023. Taking place with an in-person audience of hundreds and streamed live for even more
June 20, 2023
Owen Sound's The Sun Times published an article  June 15, 2023 By Scott Dunn COVID-19 may be in the rear-view mirror for many, but nurse practitioner Michelle Lanteigne deals with people infected with the lingering pandemic virus every day. She runs an acute-care clinic for people with active
June 16, 2023
Northumberlandnews published an article  June 15, 2023 By Natalie Hamilton With a proposal underway to bring more nurse practitioners to Brighton, mayor Brian Ostrander says he’s happy to support what’s ultimately better access to local health-care services for Brightonians. The Lakeview Family
June 15, 2023
Shine a light on your team’s achievements. Nominate an outstanding team or individual for a “Bright Lights” Award by July 14, 2023. AFHTO’s “Bright Lights” Awards recognize AFHTO members’ leadership, outstanding work and the significant progress being made to improve the value interprofessional
June 14, 2023
Yahoo News published an article  June 14, 2023 By Darlene Wroe  Two area doctors are hoping for funding approval for the Temagami Family Health Team to expand to take in the Latchford and Cobalt medical clinics as satellites. The application to the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care,