TODAY IS WORLD COPD DAY!

World COPD Day aims to increase awareness about a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Below is a picture of the LGCFHT’s certified Lung Health Trainers! Did you know the LGCFHT has a Community Lung Health Program – open to all members of the community? Please call 613-342-4076 to make an appointment, or get more information about this program.

Showcasing Local Health Care Services Available for all Residents of Leeds & Grenville and Surro

Staff from the Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team (LGCFHT) participated at the Community Health Fair on November 18th at the Brockville Library. This informative event highlights services from health care providers that are available for all members of the community & surrounding area. First picture: Julie McGlynn, RN, representing the LGCFHT’s Lung Health Program. Second picture: Julie McKenzie, RN and Lucy Smith, RD, representing the LGCFHT’s Diabetes Education Centre.

The LGCFHT Welcomes Kingston Imaging Services!

Diagnostic imaging is a key component of excellence in patient care. Kingston Imaging Services is focused on working with LGCFHT, and our community, to provide timely access to general ultrasound services. Brockville service was launched November 12, 2019, and welcomes anyone who is awaiting this service. Kingston Imaging is taking appointments for the Brockville location on Tuesdays. This service is open to all residents of Leeds & Grenville and surrounding areas. “We are very excited to be able to offer this service to the community and improve access to care”, states Executive Director, Jenny Lane. We are looking forward to bringing this service to our Gananoque location in the near

Sharing Resources to Improve the Health of the Community - One Flu Shot at a Time!

Delivering on-site flu shots – for the convenience of residents and staff! The LGCFHT partnered with the Royal Brock Retirement Living and FoxRun By-The-River Retirement Residence, to administer on-site flu shots. Both patients and staff benefitted from this great community outreach program. Special thanks to the LGCFHT’s Nurse Practitioner, Nancy Campbell, and Registered Nurses, Carol Jeffrey and Sonia Lidlow!!

Job Posting: Clinical Manager - Permanent, Part-Time

Are you passionate about health care and want a great place to work? Clinical Manager - Permanent, Part time The Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team (LGCFHT) is seeking a dynamic individual to join our collaborative primary care team of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Integrated Health Professionals. The Clinical Manager, reporting to the Executive Director, will be responsible for clinical leadership, program development and implementation to CFHT Integrated Health Professionals. WE ARE LOOKING FOR: An experienced clinical leader with a strong background in community/and or primary care A University degree in a relevant health profession Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience, or e

NOTICE: REGARDING FLU SHOT

The LGCFHT providers are recommending that the most important thing is for seniors to get the flu shot. We do not have any guarantee of receiving further quantities of the High-Dose Vaccine as there is a manufacturing shortage across the province. It takes two weeks to develop immunity. We are expecting a shipment of the Regular Vaccine next week and will be scheduling flu clinics then. Don’t get caught….get the shot!!

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