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We're Your  Family Doctors – We're Here to Care for You

We're Your Family Doctors – We're Here to Care for You

When you first contact us during this phase of COVID-19, we will use the phone or video first to ensure you are safe, keeping physical distancing in place to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) - Info, Resources & Tips for Family Doctors

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) - Info, Resources & Tips for Family Doctors

View information and resources on COVID-19 from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Public Health, along with OCFP's tips for family doctors to use in your practices. We will keep you informed as the situation evolves. Check our website regularly for more and developing details.

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Balancing In-person and Virtual Care: Family Physician Considerations

Balancing In-person and Virtual Care: Family Physician Considerations

In-person care is essential for many conditions and some of our patients cannot fully benefit from virtual care. Here's guidance on getting the right balance.

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OCFP@OntarioCollege7.28.2021

Just a few of the resources shared by moderator @javedalloo in this morning's #PractisingWell Community of Practice discussion on Appropriate #OpioidPrescribing for #ChronicPain. If you missed the session, access the recording and more resources here: https://t.co/JC1m6xeNAD https://t.co/W4JOdfJNW8

OCFP@OntarioCollege7.28.2021

Do we just stop prescribing opioids? That has happened and it can be a disaster, says @JenniferWyman4 in #PractisingWell. Medication will never be a cure for #ChronicPain and suffering. Need to look not only at the opioid but also the goals of care, non-opioid options and more. https://t.co/yTXRZn7QIe

OCFP@OntarioCollege7.28.2021

In #PractisingWell, Dr. Ashley White describes strategies for safe prescribing of opioids. Developing a structure, protocol and system for everyone can help family docs identify customized solutions for the #ChronicPain patients in your practice. https://t.co/1AvneIxFb9

OCFP@OntarioCollege7.28.2021

In this morning's #PractisingWell CoP, @RupaPatelMD describes her experiences of #OpioidTapering in patients. “This kind of work can be kind of intense and there’s a significant amount of self-care required.” Here's an overview of one patient's experience and progress" https://t.co/Y1YV21Saju

OCFP@OntarioCollege7.28.2021

With the last push & a shift from mass clinics @OCFP_President highlights public health/ primary care alignment in #COVID19 vax efforts & the tailored approaches family doctors are taking to help yet-to-be vaccinated Ontarians be “comfortable & informed” https://t.co/P7VZssZnj6