Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Offering Patients a Medical Home – Not a Hallway – and a Stronger Health System

December 20th, 2019

This article examines three family health teams (FHTs) in different Ontario communities that exemplify the features of a Patient’s Medical Home (PMH), a vision developed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada. With PMH supports and foundations in place, these FHTs deliver high-quality care enabled by strong PMH functions: accessible, comprehensive, patient- and family-centred […]

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2019 Flu Prevention. Stay Healthy.

November 13th, 2019

Flu season is here and Peterborough Family Health Team has you covered. Ask your family doctor about getting your flu shot and the extended hours service. If you are not sure about your family doctor’s hours, please visit our Find a Provider page.

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Spotlight on Virtual Care Clinic

November 5th, 2019

Peterborough Family Health Team and the Virtual Care Clinic were in the news through an interview with Lori Richey, Executive Director. The media coverage was as a result of City Council tabling a motion to support the ask for continued funding, which came as a result of a request for a letter of support. View […]

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CoHealth App – Empowering Patients

October 25th, 2019

At the end of September, CoHealth released a revamped Care Log. With this update, individuals tracking health measures in CoHealth will be able to visually and better understand trends over time to help them stay on top of parameters, such as blood pressure, heart rate, and temperature. They will also be able to easily share […]

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2019 Influenza Clinics

October 25th, 2019

Get Your Flu Vaccine Visit your family doctor or local pharmacist to receive your flu vaccination this season. Throughout November 2019, our primary care providers will offer flu vaccination clinics. Flu clinics have been scheduled for The Medical Centre located on 707 Charlotte Street, The Peterborough Clinic located on 26 Hospital Drive, the Brookdale Family […]

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Patient and Family Advisory Council

October 16th, 2019

Our Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) is here to help us improve the patient experience at the Peterborough Family Health Team. Are you interested in: Providing feedback and ideas for initiatives that enhance the patient experience; Being a force to strengthen high-quality, patient-centred care; and Advance patient engagement and patient-centred care practices. Your Commitment: […]

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2018/19 Annual Report

July 18th, 2019

We are excited to share our 2018/19 Annual Report! This report reflects on a year of hard work and successful initiatives. The past year taught us how to conquer challenges and to always find the solution to close a gap in care for our community members. Printable copy of Annual Report.

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New Patient Mobile App Creates a Big ‘Appy Medical Family in Peterborough

June 25th, 2019

Health management and community resources now available in the palm of Peterborough residents’ hands. PETERBOROUGH, ON – Peterborough Family Health Team (PFHT) and CoHealth are excited to launch the new, free patient mobile application (App). This App is intended for residents of Peterborough City and County and has the capacity to help them manage their […]

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Cottagers are Walking Into Care at Two County Clinics

June 18th, 2019

Cottagers and visitors of Peterborough County will have access to walk-in hours for care. PETERBOROUGH, ON – Cottagers and visitors of Peterborough County now have access to walk-in care twice a week. The North Kawartha Health Centre in Apsley and the PFHT Clinic in Lakefield are extending their hours and offering a walk-in service to […]

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