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 of our health providers about this program!
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. Call us for an appointment
Sign up for a hearing screening with Jody from the Canadian Hearing Society. We are holding these clinics every three months, so please call reception or ask your provider about signing up for a free screening.
Caregiver Support – Caring for the Caregiver
Are you the caregiver for a patient of our clinic, or a family member?
This comprehensive program is open to the public. It will be hosted by a number of our clinic’s providers including Social Worker, Dietitian, NP, and local organizations.
- The Role of the Caregiver
- Accessing Community Resources
- Dealing with Grief and Loss
- How to Prepare and Talk with the Medical Community
- Meal Planning
- Emergency Planning
- Financial and Legal Considerations
Please call our clinic at 807-475-9595 to register for a spot in this six-week program (1.5 hours per week)
Memory Screening Clinic
How is your memory? Come in for a free screening!
We hope to see: anyone 75 years or older, or anyone 65-74 with: diabetes, heart disease, a previous heart attack or stroke, high blood pressure, a history of smoking, high cholesterol, atrial fibrillation, obesity, a family history of heart attack or stroke before the age of 60
Call the clinic at 807-475-9595 and inform reception that you are interested in this program.
During the spring, we are reserving appointment times for PAP tests for cervical cancer screening for anyone in Thunder Bay who requires one.
Partnering with the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, this program is offered to keep everyone up to date on cervical cancer screenings.
Call our clinic at 807-475-9595 to reserve a spot
Please print and complete this form and return it by mail, fax (807-475-9797) or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Have you had an advance care planning discussion with family or friends?
Help us make the ACP Day campaign the best ever!
If you were ill and couldn’t make medical decisions, who would make them for you??
Your Substitute Decision Maker needs to know your wishes, and what’s important to you.
Watch this “What’s Your Excuse” video
See more at: http://www.advancecareplanning.ca/resource/acp-day-campaign-kit/
Happy Nurse Practitioner’s Week to all the NPs and their patients and colleagues! NPs offer cost-effective primary health care of high quality for their patients, every day. We’re grateful for all the work they do.
If you are pleased with the care you’re getting from your NP, please spread the word! Write your MPP and tell them you want more of this quality health care for you and your families!
Also, click here for a great article by RNAO CEO Doris Grinspun about the issue
Have questions about social services, family concerns, mental health concerns? Come see Michele, our Social Worker for all of your information.
View Full Post to see a video from the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers:
The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers regulates the practice of social work and social service work in Ontario, ensuring professional and public accountability for the thousands of practitioners in our province. Learn why choosing an SW is the best option for safe, ethical and competent social work services.
The Lakehead NPLC is hosting a Memory Screening Clinic
JUNE 12, 2013
Please call 475-9595 to book an appointment with us!
We hope to see:
Anyone age 75 or over
Anyone ages 65-74 with:
- Heart disease
- A previous heart attack or stroke
- High blood pressure
- A history of smoking
- High cholesterol
- Atrial fibrillation
- A family history of heart attack or stroke before the age of 60
Participants will be screened by a team which includes a Nurse Practitioner or Registered Nurse, our Social Worker and our Pharmacist.
Follow-up appointments may also be booked for you with our dietitian.
Please bring all of your medications and a family member to your appointment!
Visit the Thunder Bay District Health Unit’s Nutrition Month Website and FREE Grocery Store Tour Schedule.
TBDHU Nutrition Month
Call Kim at 625-8315 to register, or come see Claudia, our Registered Dietitian for your nutritional needs.
Want to know more about Nurse Practitioners and the opportunities available for them in offering health care? Watch this video:
It’s about time Canadians had more health-care options.
About time we cut wait times.
About time that our health-care teams include more nurse practitioners.
Have questions about nutrition and your health? Come see Claudia, our Registered Dietician for all of your information.
View Full Post to see a video from the College of Dieticians of Ontario:
The College of Dieticians of Ontario works in the public interest. Learn why choosing an RD is the best option for safe, ethical and competent nutrition services.
Visit our Programs/Services section for upcoming programs this fall, including:
- World Senior’s Day,
- a Memory Screening Clinic,
- Diabetes Education, and
- Chronic Disease Management
- Cervical Cancer Screening
- Screen for a day
As of April 1, 2020, there will be a walk-in clinic available for patients of this clinic only. We ask patients to call before coming to the clinic.
- Monday: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
- Tuesday: 4:30pm to 8:30pm
- Wednesday: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
- Thursday: 4:30pm to 8:30pm
- Friday: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Appropriate visits for the walk-in clinic include:
- colds, sore throats
- pregnancy tests
- urinary tract infections
Inappropriate visits include:
- completion of forms
- medication refills
- management of chronic illness (diabetes, asthma, hypertension)
Any emergency conditions such as chest pain or severe injury should be directed to TBRHSC Emergency or call 911.