Chronic noncancer pain management: Integration of a nurse-led program in primary care

Chronic noncancer pain management

Integration of a nurse-led program in primary care

Research article published in Canadian Family Physician March 2023, 69 (3) e52-e60


Problem addressed Chronic noncancer pain is often excessively managed with medications (most notably opioids) instead of nonpharmacologic options or multidisciplinary care—the gold standards.

Ottawa Valley FHT expansion announcement of Carleton Place Regional Health Hub

Lanarkleedstoday Published an article March 03, 2023

The Carleton Place Regional Health Hub is going from a dream to reality when shovels hit the ground this fall.

14 existing family physicians across Beckwith and Carleton Place will operate under one roof providing residents access to programs offered by the Ottawa Valley Family Health Team (OVFHT).

How Ontario's new health-care deal could change the way your family doctor works featuring Village FHT

CBC Published an article March 02, 2023

More family doctors in Ontario could begin caring for their patients in teams — alongside nurses, social workers and other health professionals — as a result of the new federal-provincial funding deal. 

Funding for local COVID-19, cold, flu clinic opened by North Simcoe Family Health Team to cease in March

Midland Today Published an article February 23, 2023

North Simcoe Family Health Team urges residents to contact MPP about 'highly needed' service.

Due to the rising numbers of respiratory illnesses in our region, the North Simcoe Family Health Team (NSFHT) opened the COVID-19, Cold and Flu Care Clinic (CCFCC) on Dec. 14, 2022.

Algonquin Family Health Team expanding to general primary care for unattached patients on February 28

Huntsville Doppler Published an article February 24, 2023

The service will begin on Tuesday, February 28 for unattached patients seeking primary care. The phone line to book an appointment will open a day before on the 27th of February, by calling 705-789-1744Appointments can also be booked at

City Of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team To Receive Almost $110,000 Additional Base Funding For This Year

Kawartha 411 Published an article February 16, 2023

By Pamela Vanmeer

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Ontario government has announced that the City Of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team will receive an additional $109,825 in funding for 2022/23.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Originally posted Jan. 27, 2020. Last updated February 16, 2023

This page will provide updates on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) as they become available. The Ministry of Health has released guidelines for primary care, along with posters. A website for healthcare providers is now live. You can also access information for the public on their site.

Primary Care Leaders Urge Canada's Premiers and Federal Government to Strike a Deal That Focuses on Expanding Team-Based Primary Care Including Access to a Primary Care Provider

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2023 /CNW/ - The Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) is encouraging Premiers across the country, and the federal government, to strike a new Canada Health Transfer agreement that will focus on expanding team-based care and ensure that every Canadian has access to a family doctor or nurse practitioner within an interprofessional team.