Trent Hills FHT receives over $221,000 in funding

Quinte News published an article on February 8, 2024

By Zach McGibbon

Ontario has announced new funding for the Trent Hills Family Health Team to help expand their services.

THFHT will be receiving $221,933 to help service unattached patients in the area.

It’s part of an overall $110 million investment by the provincial government to primary care teams across Ontario.

$3.1 billion agreement to improve health care in Ontario, with team-based primary care as a central focus

After months of advocacy with both the federal and provincial governments, AFHTO is pleased to let our members know of a new agreement that will see new investment of $3.1 billion into Ontario’s health care system. This investment includes significant funding to increase access to primary care through creating new primary care teams and boosting access to family doctors and nurse practitioners. Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Doug Ford signed the deal that details how the province must spend $3.1 billion in federal funding earmarked for health care.

Province provides $1.1M to add capacity, ease family doctor crisis in the Sault, including to Baawaating FHT

CTV News Northern Ontario published an article on February 2, 2024

By Darren MacDonald

Describing it as a “tremendous” first step, Sault MPP Ross Romano announced $1.1 million in provincial money Friday to provide care for 4,450 orphaned patients in the area.

Algonquin Family Health Team looks to expand services at The Annex

The Penticton Herald published an article on February 1, 2024

By Julian Orlando Chaves

Amid the shortage of family doctors, the Algonquin Family Health Team is looking to expand its services at The Annex through funding and partnerships.

AFHT executive director Janine Van den Heuvel told Huntsville council on Jan. 29 that permanent funding and partnerships are needed to keep The Annex running.