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Date registered: April 12, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Craving Change — November 12, 2017
  2. November is Diabetes Awareness Month — November 6, 2017
  3. Reduce your Risk of Colorectal Cancer — October 4, 2017
  4. Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines — October 4, 2017
  5. PAP Test — October 4, 2017

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Nov 12

Craving Change

A How-To Workshop for Changing Your Relationship with Food Understand WHY you eat the way you do Comfort yourself without food Change your thinking, change your eating   Details Contact the Ingersoll NPLC to sign up, space is limited, ask for Shannon @ 519-926-6752 to book your spot. WHEN: January 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st …

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Nov 06

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Test your risk for type 2 diabetes Do you carry a few extra pounds? Do you have high blood pressure? Does anyone in your family have diabetes? Are you of Indigenous, Asian, Hispanic or African descent? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you could be at greater risk for developing type 2 …

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Oct 04

Reduce your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

There are some factors that increase the risk of colorectal cancer. Some risks cannot be changed, such as age and family history.   There are also risk factors that can be changed. The following   actions may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer: Limit alcohol consumption Limit intake of red meat and avoid processed meat …

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Oct 04

Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines

The Colon Cancer Check program has two arms for colorectal cancer screening: average and increased risk. Average risk People ages 50 to 74 who do not have a first degree relative mother, father, sibling, child) who has been diagnosed with colorectal cancer No personal history of pre-cancerous colorectal polyps requiring surveillance or inflammatory bowel disease …

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Oct 04

PAP Test

Why should I have a PAP test?   Pap tests check for cervical cell changes that are caused by an HPV (human papilloma virus) infection. Cervical cancer can be prevented by following these cell changes closely and treating them if necessary. Screening with a PAP test is the only way to find cell changes in …

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Dec 05

Prescription Renewal Policy

The Ingersoll Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic is committed to providing quality, accessible, client –centred health care. In order to ensure safe prescribing practices, adequate follow up regarding your health issues, and ensure your Nurse Practitioner’s availability for face-to-face patient care, prescription renewal requests are not routinely honoured. Medications will be renewed in person during your …

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Mar 31


The Ingersoll NPLC has had an overwhelming response from those wishing to become new patients of the Ingersoll Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic.  Therefore we will no longer be accepting wait list applications at his time.  Thank you for your interest and we encourage you to contact Health Care Connect at 1-800-445-1822.  

Oct 02

Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors

Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics are a primary health care delivery model funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. We provide comprehensive, accessible, and coordinated family health care services in a friendly and welcoming environment. Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics improve the quality of care through enhanced health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease management, as well …

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Aug 28

Fitting Physical Activity Into Your Day

Like most people, you’ve probably heard that regular exercise and physical activity are good for you. But your days are filled with family, work, errands, volunteering, and any number of other important activities. Where’s the time for physical activity? Here are a few tips to help you fit exercise and physical activity into your day. …

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Feb 01

Nurse practitioner-led clinic open

Clinic staff deal with medical emergency on first day By Jennifer Vandermeer Ingersoll Times Posted 1 hour ago It was just their first day open to the public but staff at Ingersoll’s nurse practitioner-led clinic had already dealt with a medical emergency. Oxford EMS was called to the new King Street East location to transport …

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