Unattached Patients Seeking Care

Unattached patients do not have access to a family doctor or nurse practitioner in Peterborough City and County. When these people are ill, they must go to a walk-in clinic or emergency department.

Our Unattached Clinics can care for Peterborough residents without a health care provider, or whose provider is outside of the county.

In addition, we can place you on a local wait list for a local family doctor

If you currently have a family doctor and are looking for care, call your family doctor or visit the Extended Hours Service.

Clinics for unattached patients


PFHT Clinic

If you are a resident without a family doctor living in the rural countryside of Peterborough County and are in need of care, visit the PFHT Clinic!

Patients are encouraged to book an appointment. If this is your first time visiting the clinic, please come 30 minutes early to complete the required paperwork.

Narcotic prescriptions will not be available to any patients at this clinic. 

Clinic Details

Summer Hours of Operation: (July 4, to August 25)
You are encouraged to book an appointment for these hours

  • Mondays from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Tuesdays from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Thursdays from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Fridays from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Cottager Walk-In Hours:
The last patient is accepted at 4:00 PM

*Please note, walk-in patients are given the next available appointment. 

  • Sundays from 12:00 – 5:00 PM

Address:

150 Strickland Street, Suite 3
Lakefield, ON, K0L 2H0

Phone: 

705-651-4866

FYI for Patients:

Please take a moment to review our clinic policies to ensure you receive timely and appropriate care. 

  • Please come 30 minutes early to your first appointment
  • Permanent residents will be put on a wait list for future family doctors
  • Narcotic prescriptions will not be available
  • We encourage you to call to book an appointment


Peterborough Virtual Care Clinic

If you are a resident without a family doctor living in the City of Peterborough and are in need of care, visit the Peterborough Virtual Care Clinic (PVCC)!

Patients are encouraged to book an appointment. If this is your first time visiting the clinic, please come 30 minutes early to complete the required paperwork.

Narcotic prescriptions will not be available to any patients at this clinic. 

Clinic Details

Summer Hours of Operation: June 17 – 28, 2019
The hours of the clinic will differ during this time period. 

  • Mondays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Fridays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Address:

185 King Street, 5th Floor
Peterborough, ON, K9J 2R8

Phone: 

705-536-0882

FYI for Patients:

  • Please come 30 minutes early to your first appointment
  • Residents will be put on a wait list for future family doctors
  • Narcotic prescriptions will not be available
  • We encourage you to call to book an appointment


How to Donate

If you would like to make a donation to help support the PFHT Clinic in Lakefield, please contact:

Renee MacKenzie
Public Relations Officer for Peterborough Family Health Team

Phone: 705-749-1564 ext. 316

Email: Click Here for Email

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