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.

Northumberland Family Health Team’s Accessible Patient Services

The Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) is committed to excellence in serving all patients including people with disabilities.

Accessible Patient Service Policy

The NFHT’s accessible patient service policy is guided by the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity for people with disabilities.  The documents are available upon request and can be requested in an alternative format.

Patient Feedback

Accessibility for our customers with disabilities is important to us. We welcome your feedback. Please share your comments by calling 289-252-2139, emailing info@nfht.ca or completing our feedback form.

Personal Assistance

We are committed to welcoming people with disabilities who are accompanied by a support person or a service animal.

Service Interruptions

If for whatever reason we have an interruption in our services we will provide you with advanced notice where possible. Visit our webpage at www.nfht.ca or our Facebook page for updates.

Training and Communication

Our staff members are trained to provide their services to persons with disabilities.  They are prepared and willing to meet your needs.


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What’s Happening In Your Community

The workshops offered by the NFHT are generally open to the community with some exceptions. These workshops are offered free of charge.
Please contact the NFHT @ 289-252-2139 if you are interested in registering.

Osteoarthritis Information Sessions

Forth Monday of Every Other Month

OA Workshop


Contact the NFHT office for upcoming dates

Rise Up from Depression

Rise Up From Depression

Anxiety/Stress Management Group

Stress Management Group

 Sleep Workshop

Ongoing Admissions 1:30 p.m to 3:00 p.m.


Quit Smoking Program-Information Session

Hear about the Smoking Cessation Program offered to NFHT Patients

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Call for Next Date

NFHT Smoking Cessation Workshop



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