Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) – Primary Care, Illness Prevention and Chronic Disease Management.
NFHT is here to partner with you, our rostered patients, by working with your family doctor and offering programs and services focused on prevention of illness, promoting health and wellness and treating and managing health conditions. Our partner medical clinics include Cobourg Clinic, Cobourg Health Centre, and Cobourg Medical Centre.
We serve over 26,000 patients with 21 local family doctors and a host of other care providers including Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Dietitians, an Occupational Therapist, a Chiropodist (Foot Specialist), Social Workers, a Pharmacist and a Physiotherapist. Our health care providers work in teams with patients and their caregivers, to provide programs and services such as Chronic Disease Management (for people living with Hypertension, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or other chronic conditions), Healthy Living and Prevention (including immunizations, cancer screening), mental health counseling and workshops, seniors wellness/ Primary Care Memory Clinic, Footcare, Clinical Nutrition and more. From understanding and managing a chronic condition like hypertension or COPD to working through mental health concerns, we provide screening, education, counseling and support to our patients.