Below, please find important news related to family medicine, OCFP advocacy and government policy changes impacting family doctors and your patients. Members of the media can contact the OCFP Communications Team at [email protected].
In recognition of the importance of innovative approaches to address health challenges in Ontario, the Ministry of Health has communicated the launch of the new Models of Care Innovation Fund.
Ontario family doctors join colleagues from across Canada calling for urgent action to address the family medicine crisis across the country. Read our letter to all of Canada’s Premiers.
The Ministry of Health has established community-based pathways for vulnerable patients to access Remdesivir for treatment of COVID-19 through Home and Community Care Support Services.
Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health shares information regarding increased invasive Group A streptococcal disease (iGAS)
As a result of increased iGAS cases in Ontario, the ACMO is communicating with primary care organizations, including family physicians, to support your clinical care of patients with symptoms consistent with iGAS.
The Ontario College of Family Physicians Has Solutions June 5, 2023 – As the number of people without a family doctor grows in Eastern York Region and North Durham, the Ontario College of Family Physicians is calling for urgent action to cut red tape and administrative burden.
Urgent need to address red tape and administrative burden May 31, 2023 – New survey findings point to an urgent need for dramatic red tape and administrative reductions to provide immediate support to Ontario’s family doctors.
New survey results show need for immediate support to family doctors May 19, 2023 – On this World Family Doctor Day, the Ontario College of Family Physicians is calling for urgent red tape reductions and administrative support to ensure family doctors have more quality time to spend with patients.
The OCFP, together with the SGFP and our Primary Care Collaborative partners, advocated for the creation of more primary care teams. Our Plan of Action calls for team-based care as one of many solutions necessary to support family doctors and patients.
The Ontario College of Family Physicians has solutions. May 4, 2023 – Family doctors are calling for urgent action to address serious system-wide inefficiencies taking up too much time that should be spent with patients.