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…
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…
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.
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.
Our 2nd Annual Youth Leadership Camp
2 Week Program (10 days): July 2017
Bramalea's Amazing Race
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…
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.
Peel will continue fluoridation of the region’s drinking water system.
March 7, 2017 - Brampton, On: Peel may light up on a map of Ontario, in terms of Diabetes and other chronic conditions, but we will not allow that to be the story we share with the rest of Ontarians. Bramalea Community Health Centre is launching a series of events in MARCH as part of our commitment to ‘Healthy Communities’ community initiative. This initiative will contain a set of activities aimed at strengthening the capacity of Bramalea residents in order to address factors affecting Bramalea’s collective health.
In 2016 Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), City of Brampton, Region of Peel and William Osler Health System announced their launch of the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Communities initiative which was designed to…