Category Archive: News

Feb 12

Opportunity: Advisor

Persons with lived experience to advise the Oxford County Drug Strategy Project Steering Committee Oxford County is experiencing the impact of opioid and other substance misuse that has already affected other communities in Canada, with about 400 to 1,200 Oxford County residents at risk of negative health outcomes from this issue. The Oxford County Drug …

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Feb 01

Sleep Solutions Group

What you will learn: • Tips and tricks to improve your sleep • Benefits of sleep • Leave with a personalized plan for improved sleep! When: March 29, 2018 Time: 6:00– 7:30 pm Where: Ingersoll Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic, 19 King Street East, Ingersoll Call to register: Kathy at 519-539-1111 ext. 201 Facilitated by: Kathy Nyman, …

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Jan 12

National Non-Smoking week January 21st-27th

Are you interested in quitting smoking? What is Weedless Wednesday?  The Wednesday, January 24th of National Non-Smoking Week is termed Weedless Wednesday. Smokers are urged to refrain from smoking on this day. The intention is to kick-start the process of quitting smoking. If you want to quit smoking, speak with reception to book your appointment …

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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 17th, 24th, 31st and February …

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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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