Financial boost for Belleville Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic

Quinte News Published an Article on May 23, 2023

By Zach McGibbon

The Belleville Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic is receiving a financial boost of up to $30,000 funding from the City of Belleville to help attract 2.6 new Nurse Practitioners to the area.

The funding will be used  for the installation of a required HVAC system for an expansion at its location at Victoria and Pinnacle Streets to make room for the extra staff.

Arnprior & District FHT's contribution to VTAC project might be short-term fix for family doctor shortage

CBC news published an article and video on May 24, 2023

By Omar Dabaghi-Pacheco 

When it comes to Ontario's family doctor shortage, the paramedic chief in Renfrew County thinks he's found a cure with a hybrid model of care.

The model puts a family doctor just one phone call, and usually a few hours wait, away.

The Lakehead Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic unveils another expansion

CBC news produced a video interview on May 5, 2023

There's been a surge in family doctors retiring across Ontario over the last few years and a lot of them had big practices. That leaves an alarming number of people without access to Primary Care. The Lakehead Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic in Thunder Bay will open its new expansion to the public for the first time. The new real estate will let them take on 1,600 additional patients.

Ottawa Valley FHT partners with Carleton Place in the creation of a new health centre

CBC news published an article Apr 29, 2023

By Ben Andrews

At first, Peter Hamer thought the empty lot in Carleton Place, Ont., was destined to become a standard medical clinic.

With an estimated 4,000 residents in the area without a family doctor, the project would help address a need.

But as work progressed, Hamer began to see the outline of "something much more interesting."