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Sue Powell

Sue Powell

Nurse Practitioner ~ President

Sue graduated as an RNA in 1977, got her EMCA in 1984, her RN in 1992 and her NP in 1998. She was proud to be a pioneer in the NP field, however difficult it was at times.

She is married and also a proud Grandma of one. She has passion for the outdoors and loves to do anything outside. Currently working as a Nurse Practitioner in Nipigon for the last 15 years, prior to which, she worked in Armstrong, Thunder Bay, Moosonee, Moose Factory, Owen Sound, Markdale, Pender Island, all Attawapiskat was her first job in 1977. She is originally from Richmond Hill.

Susan Fairservice

Susan Fairservice

Nurse Practitioner ~ Director

Susan graduated from Lakehead University in 1987 with her HBScN and returned home to work at the McCausland Hospital in many nursing roles over the years. She decided she needed a challenge in her career and became a Nurse Practitioner in 2006 and completed my Master’s in Public Health in Nursing in 2008.

She was involved in the establishment of the North Shore Family Health Team and continues to work there as a Nurse Practitioner. She also works casual at the Norwest Community Access Center in Thunder Bay.

She has served on various committees over the years and most recently was the regional representative for NPAO.

In her spare time you will find her enjoying outdoor activities and travel. She is a proud mother of her three children and now she also has the pleasure of spoiling her grandchildren.

Aaron Medd

Aaron Medd

Nurse Practitioner ~ Director

Aaron was born in London, Ontario and moved to Thunder Bay many years ago to start his Nurse Practitioner (NP) career. After Aaron graduated from UWO in 1996 with his BScN degree, he worked for several years in Ontario’s far north in remote Indigenous communities as a community health nurse.

Aaron returned to school at the University of Windsor and graduated in 2000 from the NP program and again in 2011 from the Master of Nursing program. Since graduating as a NP, Aaron has worked in a variety of primary care health settings including, the Norwest Community Health Centre Thunder Bay and Armstrong sites, Anishnawabe-Mushkiki Health Centre, The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Urgent Care Centre and the Confederation College Student Health Centre. Aaron also advocated for the advancement of the NP role in Ontario as the past communication specialist for the Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario. Aaron currently works as a Palliative Care NP at the Northwest LHIN (formerly the Community Care Access Centre).

As a previous member of the Lakehead Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic (LNPLC) steering committee and former board member, Aaron is excited to re-join the board of directors to continue the work of both advancing the high quality of health care offered at the LCNPLC and advocating for the continued growth of the NP led model in the primary care setting.

Programs & Services

Nurse Practitioners provide comprehensive, accessible, and coordinated family health care services through Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics. View All Programs & Services

Skin Screening

If you need something checked on your skin, please make an appointment with your Nurse Practitioner. We offer cryotherapy to treat warts, skin tags and certain types of moles.

Caregiver Support

Are you the caregiver? Hosted by a number of our clinic’s providers including Social Worker, Dietitian, NP, and more.

Memory Screening

Concerned about possible memory issues? Speak with your Nurse Practitioner about Memory Screening. We are here to help.

Weight Management

We will teach a number of lifestyle habits to achieve and maintain nutrition, exercise and management of chronic illness.

Clinic Updates

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Prescription to Get Active

Your provider can write you a prescription to keep your physical activity level at the standard for basic fitness and health. Register your Prescription here: Prescription To Get Active and you can access a huge amount of fitness resources, as well as a one-month trial membership at the Canada Games Complex. Ask any

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Health Programs at LNPLC

Skin Screening If you need something checked on your skin, we have a half-day clinic running on every month where you can have a skin exam from our NP and on-site treatments for minor concerns from our RPN. You can also be referred for a biopsy or to a specialist if needed.

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New Patient Applications

Please print and complete this form and return it by mail, fax (807-475-9797) or email to 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

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