Lac Seul First Nation

Site: Frenchman's Head Health Clinic

Service: Nursing Station Frenchman's Head

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #3 
  • Community Telemedicine Coordinator (CTC): Stephanie Kejick, ph: 807-582-9812, fax: 807-582-9603, email: stephaniedkejick@knet.ca 
  • Diabetes education, clinics and workshops offered in community through Paawidigong First Nation Forum; all events posted on Lac Seul website; for registration in workshops/clinics call Paawidigong Diabetes Program, ph: 807-223-5080
Description (Service) Nursing station providing basic medical and health care services that promote physical and mental health for community members
 
  • Coordinates health care services through the Nursing Station; health team consists of Community Health representatives, visiting Physicians and Home Care workers 
  • Provides services of visiting physicians several days per week through a contract agreement with Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) and Anton Meyers Doctors (AMDOCS) 
  • Provides dentist and dental hygienist services once per month through a visiting dentist 
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops/clinics in areas that may include Child Care, Diabetes, Elderly & Chronic Disease, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing: 
  • Treatment of on-going health problems 
  • Emergency services 
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals  
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the community health nurse  
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs 
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments
 
Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) 
  • Provides access to specialized medical care using videoconferencing and other tele-diagnostic equipment 
  • Allows specialists to remotely examine and prescribe treatments to patients in their home communities 
  • Allows consultations for patients with specialty services such as physio, diabetes, etc 
  • Provides opportunity for workshops and education sessions for staff and patients 
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Appointments Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon 
Clinics Tue-Fri 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Lac Seul First Nation
Eligibility Members of Lac Seul First Nation with a focus on residents of Frenchman's Head
Application Requires booked appointments to access Physicians and dental services
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-582-3512
Crisis Phone Ambulance 807-737-4242 
Call-out patient department 807-737-3030
Fax 807-582-3837
Website lacseul.firstnation.ca
Primary Contact Meequin Angeconeb, Referral Clerk
Primary Executive Lana Angeconeb, Nurse In Charge; Email: langeconeb@hotmail.com
Alternate Executive Leroy Quoquat, Health Director; Phone: 807-582-9641; Email: lquoquat@lsfn.ca
Site Location Frenchman's Head community is approx 40 km NW of Sioux Lookout, on Lost Lake, part of the Lac Seul River system, directly across from Hudson
Located In Community Lac Seul First Nation
Address Frenchman's Head Health Clinic
4 Lakeview Cres
Lac Seul First Nation, ON P0V 1X0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Frenchman's Head Health Clinic 
PO Box 303 
Hudson, ON P0V 1X0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)