About Peterborough

Peterborough City and County, located just over an hour northeast of Toronto, is a balance of beauty of the countryside, many exquisite lakes, and a lively city. This place is home to many residents and healthcare professionals.

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The Peterborough County encompasses the following townships:

Living in Peterborough

Whether you prefer the bustle of the city, the charm of a small town, or the placidity of the countryside, Peterborough has it all! To learn more about what Peterborough has to offer to you, click the following links:

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Medical Community

Peterborough City embodies an array of medical professionals, such as primary care providers and specialists located within the community and Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC), our local hospital.

Roles for family physicians have at PRHC include:

  • Hospitalist
  • Emergency Physician
  • Operating Room Assistant
  • Palliative Care Physician
  • Sub-Acute Care Physicians

To learn more see the PRHC Primary Care Opportunities PDF.


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Spousal Opportunities

To provide a smooth transition for you and your family, (PFHT) provides a Spousal Employment & Family Relocation Program. With our many networks, contacts, and connections in the community we are able to help individuals find meaningful work in their area of interest.

If you have a family member who is interest in volunteer work then Peterborough is the place to be! In the province of Ontario, our community is consistently rates as the highest percentage per capita of people who volunteer.

Learn more about our Spousal and Family Opportunities by contacting:
Lori Richey
Executive Director, PFHT
Email: lori.richey@peterboroughfht.com

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