• Call us. If you have a new or ongoing health concern or question, your family doctor and health team want to hear from you.
  • Wear a mask. Masking is required at all of our sites.
  • Prescriptions. If you need a prescription refill, please request this through your pharmacy.
  • For non-urgent concerns, or reasons other than appointment booking, please call in the afternoon.
  • Group therapy and educational programming is starting again – both virtual and physically distanced options will be provided. Visit our website or sign up for our newsletter for the most up to date information.

RESPIRATORY DISEASE UPDATE: COMMUNITY CALL TO ACTION

OHT-N Partners, including family physicians, the hospital and Public Health, are asking for help to preserve our health care resources during this respiratory illness season. For more information please click here. 

ONLINE BOOKING AVAILABLE FOR:

  • FOR SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR COBOURG HEALTH CENTRE PATIENTS – CLICK HERE
  • FLU & COVID SHOTS  ONLINE BOOKING  CLICK HERE

Welcome to the Northumberland Family Health Team

Family Health Teams are patient-centred primary care organizations that offer patients access to a number of primary health care services from a variety of team members, beyond a family doctor.

Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) serves over 26,000 patients of 20 local family doctors who work together with other health care professionals to co-ordinate the highest possible quality of care for their enrolled patients. Our affiliated medical clinics include Cobourg Clinic, Cobourg Health Centre and Cobourg Medical Centre.

NFHT offers primary and preventative health care services to patients of the participating doctors.

The health care professionals include: Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Dietitians, an Occupational Therapist, a Chiropodist, Social Workers, a Mental Health Clinician, a Pharmacist, and a Physiotherapist. Each health care professional has special training, skills and experience and will work with the family doctors to provide primary health care to patients and their families.

NFHT emphasizes health promotion and improved management of chronic disease through treatment and monitoring as well as supporting their patients in improving self-management skills. Programs and services are being developed based on a strategic review of the health care needs of the patients and the community needs.


COVID & FLU SHOTS, Masking

Covid and flu shot appointments are available at our clinic in the lower level of the Northumberland Mall on Wednesdays and Thursdays. To book online click here or you can call 289-252-2139. For more information click here for covid or here for flu.

 

If you have an in-person appointment with a health care provider at any of the NFHT offices, you do still need to wear a procedure mask inside of our office – we can provide one. These infection control protocols are to protect our patients and staff.

Groups & Webinars

For our easy-to-use Zoom guide for groups click here.

Mindfulness: Calming the Body and Mind When Feeling Stressed. Free Zoom webinar Nov. 7 at 12pm with Ester Odermatt, MSW, RSW. To register click here.

Emotional Wellness: Understanding Low Mood and Depression is the first step towards feeling better. 6-week in-person group starting Nov. 10 from 1pm – 2:30pm. For more info click here. 

To view previous webinars please see our YouTube Channel .

What’s Happening in Our Community

With rising cases of respiratory illness like #RSV and #influenza in our region + the ongoing presence of #covid19, #OHT-N partners have joined forces to issue an urgent #northumberland ‘call to action’.

For details, please click here.

NFHT Career Opportunity

NFHT is seeking a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner to work within a family practice office and as part of our interprofessional program team. Please see our careers page for more information new postings.

Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

If you would like information about our smoking cessation program through STOP that offers free NRT, please call 289-252-2139 or email info@nfht.ca.

 

 

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