Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day!

Posted by . on June 21, 2019
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Julia Munro, former MPP passes

Posted by . on June 14, 2019
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This week we say goodbye to a longtime friend and supporter of the Georgina Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic, former MPP Julia Munro. Thank you for years of service and dedication to the residents of York-Simcoe, may you rest in peace.

May 31st is World No Tobacco Day

Posted by . on May 28, 2019
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Friday, May 31st is World No Tobacco Day! “The most effective measure to improve lung health is to reduce tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure” – WHO. Inquire about our upcoming STOP program that offers FREE counselling and NRT. Begin your quit journey by calling the clinic at 905-722-3251. You can also visit www.york.ca/tobacco for additional resources and to register for the next STOP workshop offered by @YorkRegion that will take place on June 3rd in the Town of Georgina. Make today your day!

A Note about Social Media

Posted by . on April 25, 2019
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Dear patients of the Georgina Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic,

The Georgina Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic is proud to be your team of health care providers. We love to stay connected with all of you via updates on our clinic Facebook page as we know many of you may be on social media. Some of you may have come across our team member’s own personal profiles as well.

In order for us to continue serving you in the most professional and ethical manner, we cannot accept friend requests on our personal accounts.

We’d love for you to follow us on our Facebook page “Georgina Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic” to continue to get updates on our clinic, and of course, you can also reach us at 905-722-3251 for your health care needs. For more information about our code of conduct, please see this article from the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Thank you.
From your health care team. 

Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic in North Bay expands!

Posted by . on April 09, 2019
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Hon. Caroline Mulroney visits!

Posted by . on March 14, 2019
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The Georgina NPLC hosted a visit and tour with the Hon. Caroline Mulroney and her Constituency Assistant, Nicole Stefanick, on March 12th. We were pleased to provide a presentation outlining the collaborative care provided both within the Georgina NPLC and with our outpatient and home care services. We shared the importance of team-based care that includes a full range of providers such as: Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists, Registered Practical Nurses, Health Promoters and lab techs.

At the GNPLC we value our clients and their families. We are proud to report that during our most recent patient satisfaction survey

• 99% stated that their experience at the GNPLC was ‘very good’ or ‘excellent ‘.

• 96% reported that they feel they are involved in decisions about their own health care as much as the want to be

• 89% felt they had a reasonable wait time for their appointments

89% felt they had a reasonable wait time for their appointments

Tips for Healthy Living Newsletter – Spring 2019

Posted by . on February 28, 2019
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Springtime provides many opportunities to nurture your health. Here are some tips from our Health Promoter for improving your well-being this season. Be sure to also mark your calendars for lots of exciting programs starting up this season!

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We are a Finalist!

Posted by . on January 22, 2019
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DRI Award of Excellence Finalist Our team’s excellent response and recovery from the fire last year has placed us as a finalist for the DRI Award of Excellence for Response and Recovery of the Year! Visit here for more details.

Clinic Director Meets with Minister of Health

Posted by . on January 22, 2019
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On January 21, our clinic director Beth Cowper-Fung, along with other members from AFHTO and government relations rep Matt, met with the Minister of Health – Hon. Christine Elliott to promote team-based care. They discussed the importance of the team-based model for quality, access, satisfaction and overall cost savings.

In Photo (left to right): Tom Richard MD, Vice-President AFHTO, Beth Cowper-Fung NP-PHC, President AFHTO, Kavita Mehta CEO AFHTO, Hon. Christine Elliott Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Rob Annis MD, Past President AFHTO

Thank You For Your Response in Our Satisfaction Surveys

Posted by . on January 21, 2019
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Thank you to everyone who filled out a satisfaction survey for us. Here is a summary of the results.

 89% of you felt that you had a reasonable wait time to obtain an appointment the last time you were sick or were concerned you had a health problem and needed to see the Nurse Practitioner.

54% of you were able to see a Nurse Practitioner on the same or next day when you called and needed to see your Nurse Practitioner because of sickness or a health problem  (the Ontario average is 39.9% and Central LHIN average is 43.1%).

96% of you felt that your Nurse Practitioner always or often involved you, as much as you wanted to be, in decisions about your care and treatment.

86% of you said you were able to see your own NP when you were sick or concerned you had a health problem.

99% of you rated your experience with Georgina Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic as excellent or very good.

60% of you were aware that in the past year, the GNPLC ran the following programs:
• Healthy You
• One Step Closer -Smoking Cessation
• Diabetes Conversations
• Mind Your Mood
• GLA:D Osteoarthritis Program
• Women’s Wellness
• Chronic Pain Self Management
• Infant CPR
• Summer Cooking Camp for Children