AFHTO Bright Lights Awards - nominations now open!

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 primary care teams across Ontario deliver.

There’s no better time to show what you can do.

“Bright Lights” Award recipients are:

Clinics Looking To Team Up With Temagami FHT

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, if approved, would expand access to resources for the two clinics.

Minto council supports Minto-Mapleton FHT in bid for funding to bolster primary care access

The Wellington Advisor published an article  June 9, 2023 

By Patrick Raftis

MINTO – The Town of Minto will provide a letter of support for the Minto-Mapleton Family Health Team’s (MMFHT) application to the province for funding to expand staffing to allow more local residents to access primary care providers.

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.