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  1. Breast Cancer Awareness Month — October 4, 2017
  2. Reduce your Risk of Colorectal Cancer — October 4, 2017
  3. Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines — October 4, 2017
  4. PAP Test — October 4, 2017
  5. Prescription Renewal Policy — December 5, 2016

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Oct 04

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A healthy lifestyle can reduce your risk of breast cancer Avoid alcohol or have no more than one alcoholic drink per day Limit your time on hormone replacement therapy, if used, and talk to your nurse practitioner before making any medication changes Maintain a healthy body weight, especially after menopause Be physically active as part …

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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

Waitlist

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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Jan 15

Vary Your Exercise Programme to Prevent Boredom and Maximize Benefits

Try All Four Types of Exercise to Maximize the Benefits It’s important to vary your exercise programme to prevent boredom and to get the benefit of different types of activities. Be creative. Regularly include endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility exercises in your routine. Endurance: Endurance exercises increase your breathing and heart rate and help improve …

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