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Bramalea’s Amazing Race is an opportunity to bring families together.

Challenges that will make you feel good and leave you empowered!

Brampton, Ontario, July 31st, 2017 – On Saturday the 12th of August 2017, the Bramalea Community Health Centre will hold its 2nd Annual Bramalea’s Amazing Race. This fun, activity based race is for the ENTIRE family. With registration almost filled to capacity, we look forward to sharing some incredible moments with our community.

We acknowledge that families come in many forms and we wish to spotlight the important role that families play in mobilizing and shaping our local community. As the summer is almost coming to an end, this is an opportunity for families to remain engaged and connected. We believe health…

Releasing Our Summary Report and Infographic of Peel Oral Health: Where are we?

Peel Oral Health Snapshot: View LargerIn an effort to better understand the dental health needs of residents in Peel, WellFort conducted a comprehensive assessment. The attached report highlights the key findings and recommendations.

The results of the assessment conducted, informed the need to mobilize the community to work together with stakeholders to address oral health issues in our communities. To begin, these mobilization efforts will take the form of an Oral Health Coalition for the Region of Peel,…

A Call to Action for a Dental Disease-Free Region of Peel

Many barriers exist preventing a large proportion of our clients from attaining their full oral health and overall health potential; a huge one being the high cost of dental care. Based on the recent 2017 report Oral Health in Peel: Key Findings about Risk Factors and Oral Health Outcomes, 30% of local residents cited cost as a barrier to seeing a dentist.

As an organization, WellFort is deeply committed to health…

U of T School of Medicine looking for Black Community Members!

Message From University of Toronto

The University of Toronto’s MD Program has recently announced a new admission pathway for black students called the Black Student Application Program (BSAP). We are excited to launch BSAP for the 2017-2018 admission cycle, with our application opening in July 2017.

For more on this application program, visit the BSAP webpage. http://www.md.utoronto.ca/black-student-application-program

In addition, we invite you to review some of the recent media coverage on BSAP.

Toronto Star: U of T aims to attract more black medical students

CTV Morning: Dr. Lisa…

Video: Maximizing Nurses' Full Scope of Practice Utilization

This video focuses on the pivotal role nurses and leadership play in maximizing nurses’ full scope of practice. Identifying full scope of practice utilization is key to fully ensuring nurses’ knowledge and skills and creating a positive work environment.

View the video

Healthy Communities - Families In Action

Bramalea Community Health Centre was proud to announce and host a series of events in March as a part of their commitment to a healthier Bramalea, where everyone belongs.

See the snapd Brampton article

Our Upcoming Event & Programs in 2017

Our Upcoming Events & Programs in 2017Asian Heritage Month Event
May 25th, 6:00 pm

Our 2nd Annual Youth Leadership Camp
2 Week Program (10 days): July 2017

Bramalea's Amazing Race
August 12th

View flyer for details

 

 




WellFort Nurse Practitioners Fully Licensed to Prescribe Controlled Substances

Province expands scope of practice for qualified NPs

April 20, 2017 - Brampton, Ontario – The Province of Ontario this week approved legislative changes allowing Nurse Practitioners to prescribe controlled substances once they have successfully completed an approved education program. All Nurse Practitioners at WellFort Community Health Services (WellFort) are fully certified to prescribe controlled substances in accordance with the legislation.

“Our Nurse Practitioners were certified in controlled substances as part of WellFort’s commitment to continuous quality improvement and best practices,” says Mayo Hawco, WellFort’s CEO. “We have been ready for this change and welcome the Province’s action to expand…

Creators of Black Girls Magazine Come to Malton for March Break

Malton, Ontario, Wednesday March 15rd, 2017. To kick off March Break, Four Corners Health Centre was thrilled to welcome the young creators of Black Girls Magazine to Malton in partnership with the Malton Library.

Read the elocalpost.com article

Peel council unanimous in voting to continue with water fluoridation

Peel will continue fluoridation of the region’s drinking water system.

Read the BramptonGuardian.com news article


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