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].
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Ontario College of Family Physicians responds to Ontario’s plan, Your health: A Plan for Connected and Convenient Care
February 2, 2023 – The release of the provincial government’s plan, Your Health: A Plan for Connected and Convenient Care is a positive step toward supporting Ontarians with improved access to a family doctor supported by a team.
New recommendations by Ontario’s family doctors Jan. 24, 2023 – With one-in-five Ontarians on track to be without a family doctor in the next two years, the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) is putting forward bold new ideas to ensure all Ontarians will be able to get the health care they need from a family doctor, when they need it.
November 30, 2022 – Ontario’s family doctors continue to report high volumes in patients, especially children, experiencing respiratory infections, including common cold viruses, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), as well as COVID-19.
The OCFP recognizes and thanks all family doctors for the extent to which you have stretched your care and resources to support patients across the province during this current crisis which is particularly impacting children.
Nov. 10, 2022 – Ontario’s family doctors are reporting a significant surge in patients, especially children, experiencing respiratory illness, including common cold viruses, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), as well as COVID.
During today’s COVID-19 Community of Practice, the OCFP shared these important tools to help family doctors manage patients with respiratory symptoms in office: Fall update to patients – script (incl.
The Ministry of Health and Ontario Health have shared a joint memo and related documents regarding Bill 7 implementation. As a reminder Bill 7 – More Beds, Better Care Act, 2022 is intended to support Ontario’s Plan to Stay Open.
Thank you to Ontario’s Science Table for the guidance the table has provided through the pandemic, and for focusing on primary care for its final report.