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:
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.
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.
Blackburn News published an article June 8, 2023
By Janice MacKay
The Kincardine Family Health Team (KFHT) is considering the Ripley Medical Center’s future use, along with the expansion of primary care services to that community.
Kawartha Lakes This Week published an article on June 2, 2023
By Catherine Whitnall Kawartha Lakes This Week
To say Kelsie Jeffery is perfectly suited to working as a nurse practitioner in the Kawartha Lakes is an understatement.
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.