Clinic Logo: Colour waves represent NPs, other health care providers, and administration The white waves represent individual, family & community The black outline represents the goal of optimal health Waves circling around each other and meeting in the centre indicates that each has autonomous decision-making but works collaboratively with the other Dark Blue = water; Light Blue = sky; Green = forests; and this represents the Sudbury District!
What sets a NP led clinic apart from the rest is in the governance.
Northern Ontario Sudbury (300km E of SSM; 390 km N of Toronto), Lively (20 km W of Sudbury),Chapleau (410 km N of Sudbury)
When patients are registered to the clinic instead of rostered to a physician, if and when a physician leaves, that patient remains under care of their NP. Patients do not have access to book with physician directly
David MacNeil – VP Clinical Services SRH Bill 179:Regulated Health Professions Statute Law Amendment Act, 2009 (“Bill 179”), which received Royal Assent on December 15 th , 2009. Bill 179 decreases barriers, increases access to primary care by expanding scopes of practice of certain regulated health professions. New NP clinics will continue to increase access to primary care
6 month clinic evaluation: Satisfaction survey, overall high to very high satisfaction with service provided