Pharmacy/Medication Review Program

Medication related information, health teaching, management, de-prescribing and optimization for patients and providers. The NFHT will work with patients in collaboration with their physician or NP to determine the best medication plan for them, optimize dosing, ensure patient/care givers are educated about how to take medications and manage side effects, and will ensure an accurate and up to date medical list is in the patient’s medical record.

This program is for: 

  • Any NFHT patient

Program Activities and Services:

  • Medication review, reconciliation, teaching and support for patients, including those recently discharged from hospital
  • Individual counselling on medication optimization and use
  • Consultation with physicians, nurse practitioners and other health care providers regarding prescriptions and medication reviews

Goals for Participants:

  • Safe and effective drug therapy

Team:

  • Pharmacist

How to Access:

  • Physician, Nurse Practitioner or NFHT Clinician referral

 

What’s Happening in Our Community

For those with or without a family doctor, individuals in Northumberland can use the new website www.northumberlandcare.com to find the best way to reach a family doctor or nurse practitioner during the COVID-19 outbreak. Click here for the press release.Northumberland Care Press Release 2020-03-22

Meals on Wheels – is accepting new clients and still delivering frozen meals. Call Community Care Northumberland 705-653-0932 or commcare.ca.

Osteoarthritis Information Sessions

Come learn from our Physiotherapist how to continue enjoying life despite having Osteoarthritis.

OA Workshop

4th Monday of every month.

10:00 to 11:30 am

Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

This is a group session that will offer information on a variety of smoking cessation options.

Ongoing sessions alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays

NFHT Smoking Cessation Workshop

Healthy Living Education Series

Come on out to learn about various Healthy Living Lifestyle topics on Physical Activity and Nutrition.

Healthy Living Workshop Series 2019

 

 

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