News Releases

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

    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 […]Read More »
  • New Peterborough Ontario Health Team to Provide Better Connected Care for Patients

    Ontario Health Teams Part of Province’s Plan to End Hallway Health Care PETERBOROUGH — Ontario is delivering on its commitment to end hallway health care and build a connected and sustainable health care system centred around the needs of patients. The province is introducing Ontario Health Teams, a new model of care that brings together […]Read More »
  • 2019 Flu Prevention. Stay Healthy.

    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.Read More »
  • Spotlight on Virtual Care Clinic

    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 […]Read More »
  • CoHealth App – Empowering Patients

    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 […]Read More »
  • 2019 Influenza Clinics

    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 […]Read More »
  • Patient and Family Advisory Council

    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: […]Read More »
  • 2018/19 Annual Report

    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.Read More »
  • New Patient Mobile App Creates a Big ‘Appy Medical Family in Peterborough

    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 […]Read More »
  • Cottagers are Walking Into Care at Two County Clinics

    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 […]Read More »
  • Peterborough Gets Active

    During the month of June kids will have the opportunity to take part in multiple FREE kids’ activities! Numerous activities will take place each day in different locations throughout Peterborough County. The Peterborough Gets Active calendar informs you of the many options for your kids. For details on the program, see the daily activity guide.Read More »
  • Your Health & Climate Change: Up Close & Personal

    Join Peterborough Public Health, Peterborough Family Health Team, Green UP, For Our Grandchildren, and Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment for a FREE event on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. This event will be held at Peterborough Public Health at 185 King Street. For more information and details on the […]Read More »
  • Need a Local Family Doctor? Get On The List!

    Peterborough Family Health Team (PFHT) is committed to closing gaps found in our local health care system. Recently, a new process was created to fix an ongoing problem: finding a local family doctor. With the development of this new local wait list residents without a family doctor, or whose family doctor is located outside of […]Read More »
  • Weekly preventative care clinics in Lakefield for people without healthcare provider

    Lakefield, ON – Weekly Women’s Wellness and Blood Pressure clinics begin this week at the PFHT Clinic for residents without a health care provider, such as a family doctor or nurse practitioner. These preventative care clinics will operate from the Morton Community Healthcare Centre located at 150 Strickland Street in Lakefield and run for six […]Read More »
  • New “PFHT Clinic” bridging gap in care for permanent & seasonal residents

    LAKEFIELD, ON – Peterborough Family Health Team (PFHT) is excited to announce the launch of the PFHT Clinic on Tuesday, September 11 at the Morton Community Healthcare Centre that will provide acute and episodic care to patients. These patients will meet with PFHT Nurse Practitioner (NP), Lorie Dunford, who will provide permanent residents with continuity […]Read More »
  • Lights, camera, care: Peterborough Virtual Care Clinic launches to support patients without a family doctor or nurse practitioner

    A collaboration with Peterborough Family Health Team, The City of Peterborough, and The Virtual Family Physician Network closes gap in care for unattached patients in the city and county. PETERBOROUGH, ON – The Peterborough Virtual Care Clinic (PVCC) is now open and operating at 185 King Street in Peterborough, on the fifth floor, to provide […]Read More »
  • 2017-18 Annual Report

    Peterborough Family Health Team is happy to introduce this year’s Annual Report, which reflects back on a year of hard work and dedication to our patients! For details, see the 2017-18 Annual Report.Read More »
  • There is a new doctor in town for Apsley residents

    There is a new doctor in town for the residents of Apsley: Dr. Paul Hasson. Starting February 28, 2018, Dr. Hasson will join the Peterborough Family Health Team model of care, opening his practice in the North Kawartha Health Centre. The family doctor will be…read moreRead More »
  • Getting the right care in the right place during the holiday season

    As flu season gets underway and seasonal illnesses begin to present themselves, the Peterborough Family Health Team, Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) and Peterborough Public Health are again working together to prepare for an expected increase in patient volumes in the coming weeks…read more.Read More »