April 16th is National Advance Care Planning Day, a day for you to think about and share your wishes for future health care with your Substitute Decision Maker—someone who can speak for you if you can’t speak for yourself. But don’t forget to talk to others in your community too—your partner, your family, your friends… […]
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News Release CHATHAM-KENT: January 13, 2015 — Chatham Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) and the Chatham-Kent Family Health Team (CKFHT) are pleased to announce two new physicians to the community – Drs. Glen and Briana Providence. Recently making the move to Chatham-Kent in December, Dr. Glen Providence joined CKHA as a Hospitalist and Dr. Briana Providence, […]
By Diana Martin, Chatham Daily News http://www.chathamdailynews.ca/2012/11/11/dresden-healthcare-on-the-mend The Dresden Community Healthcare Centre is healing the rural community in more ways than one Saturday. “On the surface this project is about health care, but really it’s also about the economic viability of this town,” said Paul Weese, president of the Dresden Community Healthcare Foundation. “This project […]
Three new doctors at family health team, but they’re having a hard time finding patients By David Gough, QMI Agency Monday, November 17, 2014 10:55:38 EST AM Laura Johnson admits to being surprised that three new doctors who come to Wallaceburg are having a difficult time finding patients. The doctors were seen as a godsend […]
Apr 29 2014 Dresden has a new family doctor, as Dr. Imran Ibrahim joined the Chatham-Kent Family Health Team Monday. “We are thrilled to have Dr. Ibrahim join our team,” Laura Johnson, executive director of the health team, said in a release. “The news that he will be joining the Dresden site is wonderful. We […]
C-K’s medical recruiter was all smiles in front of council Monday night, as she introduced some of the community’s new doctors. Fannie Vavoulis, medical recruiter and education co-ordinator for the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, announced 11 new physicians were recruited in 2013. “I’m here on this blue Monday with great news,” she said. Vavoulis introduced a […]
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Improving Chronic Disease Management One Breath At A Time. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a serious lung disease that significantly impacts all aspects of a patient’s life. 780,000 Ontarians live with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease1 and within Ontario the population living in the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) has the highest […]
22 October 2012 Posted By: CKDP Staff Jackson Seeds in Dresden held a charity BBQ last week, with all proceeds going towards the Dresden Medical Centre. A total of $500 dollars in cash was raised, along with $15,000 in cheques. Jackson Seeds said they will give 25 cents for every dollar donated until Nov 2nd up […]
Dresden firemen donate to medical centre 26 September 2012 Posted By: Aaron Hall http://ckdp.ca/2012/09/26/dresden-firemen-donate-to-medical-centre/ The Dresden volunteer firefighters have made a big contribution to the Dresden Medical Centre. Through proceeds from their fish fry in June, the firemen donated $6,022.15. Bill McBrayne, one of the volunteers, says they had a phenomenal turnout at the event which […]
Dresden Medical Centre holds grand opening. 12 November 2012 Posted By: Aaron Hall http://ckdp.ca/2012/11/12/dresden-medical-centre-holds-grand-opening-see-pics/ The Dresden Medical Centre had its official grand opening on Saturday with a BBQ, ribbon cutting and various activities at the new facility. Dr. John Payne, who is setting up his practice at the facility, says the new Medical Centre has a […]
By April Colby – Leader Spirit – Posted January 9, 2012 DRESDEN – After two years of planning, Dresden residents now know the details of the proposed $1.2 million medical centre for the community. A Jan. 4 meeting sponsored by the Dresden Community Health Care Foundation steering committee attracted a standing-room only crowd of nearly […]
By BOB BOUGHNER Posted 9 days ago DRESDEN – A $1.2 million healthcare facility, patterned after a new one in Ridgetown, is scheduled for construction here next spring. The new facility on Tecumseh Street will serve as the Dresden satellite office for the Chatham Kent Family Health Team. The 6,000-square-foot facility will be jointly owned […]
News Release Chatham-Kent Health Alliance and Chatham Family Health Team Welcomes Two New Family Physicians Chatham-Kent: Thursday, November 24, 2011 — Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) and the Chatham-Kent Family Health Team welcomes two new family physicians to the community. Dr. Rachel Simmons was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana where she also attended medical school. […]