**Drug Recall Advisory** Alysena 28 birth control pills (April 12, 2013)
Please click here to access Healthy Canadians Recall Alert for this medication. Certain lots are being recalled as a precautionary measure. If you are on this medication or need more information please contact your pharmacy, or the clinic at 475-9595 and let us know that you are calling about this advisory. For more information, please see this article on CBC.ca
Current Job Opportunities (click for job descriptions):
Social Worker 1-year contract, full-time. Closing May 31 @ 4:00pm.
Confederation College Health Centre:
Nurse Practitioner 8-month contract, 0.8 FTE. Closing June 14 @ 4:00PM.
Registered Practical Nurse 3-month contract, 0.4 FTE. Closing June 14 @ 4:00PM.
Please email applications to firstname.lastname@example.org before closing.
Read the NEW edition of our ‘Health Matters‘ Newsletter:
with features on an NP’s experience volunteering in Haiti; seasonal allergies; when it’s appropriate to go to the Emergency Department; recipes for fresh asparagus, and black bean couscous; and much more!
Please print and complete this form and return it by mail, fax (807-475-9797) or email to email@example.com. Due to a large number of applications to our clinic, we quickly reached patient capacity and began forming a wait list. If you have submitted your application, it will be kept on file and you will be contacted in the future should openings become available or additional staff are hired. Should you locate primary health care through a different provider, please let us know so your spot on our list can be opened to another patient in need.
Welcome to the Lakehead Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic
Our Shared Mission
The Lakehead NPLC is committed to providing comprehensive, team-based primary health care in partnership with patients in Thunder Bay to improve quality of life. Services are delivered to patients across their lifespan by knowledgeable, respectful, dedicated individuals working to the full scope of practice.
Health Matters – Bringing integrity, honesty, and excellence to primary health care. Clients and providers are equal partners, invested in improving health with comprehensive, holistic care that is accessible to all patients and fosters overall health and wellbeing.
- The patient is our primary focus
- We treat all patients (and staff) with respect and dignity regardless of their race, culture or background
- Our priority is unattached patients
- Employees function as an inter-disciplinary team
- Providers work to their full scope of practice
- Employees remain current in their respective field
- Celebrating success in an open, non-judgemental work environment
- Nurse practitioners are able to treat common illnesses and injuries, order lab tests, X-rays and other diagnostic tests.
- Nurse practitioner-led clinics will focus on comprehensive primary care services including chronic disease management, health promotion and disease prevention along with other community-based health care organizations, such as public health units.
- Ontario’s first nurse practitioner-led clinic opened in Sudbury in 2007 and provides family health care to approximately 2,000 patients.