Category Archive: News

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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Jan 14

23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health?

So…what IS the single best thing we can do for our health? Dr. Mike Evans answers the old question “What is the single best thing we can do for our health” in a completely new way. Dr. Mike Evans is founder of the Health Design Lab at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, an Associate Professor …

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Jan 12

January is Alzheimers Awareness Month

January is Alzheimer Awareness Month. To register online for “A Walk For Memories”, please visit  Ingersoll walk is Sunday Jan 22, 2012 from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm at the CAW Hall. There are fantastic prizes and grab bags. For more information on this event contact Sandra Brown at 519-421-2466 ext. 224 or email her at …

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Jan 10

Ingersoll NPLC Opening January 23, 2012

Fantastic news! Our King St. location will be officially open to provide services as of Jan. 23, 2012. Until then we remain at Hurley’s Independent Grocers upstairs at Dr. Jamie Lynn Shaughnessy’s Ingersoll Healthcare Clinic where our staff are available to register patients and answer any questions. Our hours are  from Monday to Thursday 8:30 am …

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Dec 01

Ingersoll Times Article

Nurse practitioner-led clinic set to open  By JOHN TAPLEY INGERSOLL TIMES Ingersoll’s nurse practitioner-led clinic is set to open in the new Pharmasave building at 19 King Street East Jan. 2. The clinic is hosting open house and pre-registration events the week of Dec. 19 through Dec. 23. They include 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. …

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Nov 29

Holiday Open House UPDATE

Are you without a family practitioner to provide you with health care? Please join us at our temporary location: HURLEY’S INDEPENDENT GROCERY (UPSTAIRS MEDICAL OFFICES) to register, find out more about our health care services and/or enjoy holiday treats while you meet and greet our staff. Pre-Registration Clinic Times Monday, December 19                  9:00 a.m. – …

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May 19

Are your kids getting enough exercise?

New Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines In January 2011, The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) announced the new Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines which state that children need at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day.  Unfortunately, only 9 per cent of boys and 4 per cent of girls are reaching these targets.   A direct …

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May 19

What is a Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic?

What is a nurse practitioner led clinic? NPLCs are a new, innovative model for delivery of comprehensive primary health care in Ontario and Canada. The model is designed to improve access to care for the thousands of individuals and families who do not currently have a primary health-care provider. One of the unique aspects of …

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