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Description & Services
Description (Agency) The Atikokan Family Health Team includes: Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, Dietitian, Mental Health Worker, Pharmacist and Administration  
 
Family Health Teams allow physicians and other allied health providers to work as a team to focus on keeping patients healthy. The vision calls for physicians, nurse practitioners and other members of the team to practice together in a positive working environment, sharing and benefiting from the complementary knowledge and skills of their colleagues
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers health services and a variety of health programs 
  • Provides access to other health care professionals within and outside of the Family Health Team 
  • Coordinates documentation if patient receives care from a member of the team
 
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Breast Start Program 
  • Chronic Disease Self Management Program 
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Program 
  • Chronic Pain Self Management Program 
  • Diabetes Program 
  • INR Program 
  • Mental Health Program 
  • Pharmacist Services 
  • Psychiatry Assessments 
  • Smoking Cessation Program 
  • Teledermatology
 
Offers health care services including but not limited to: 
  • B12 injections 
  • Dietitian 
  • Exercise groups 
  • Ear flushes 
  • Immunizations 
  • Wound care
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Evening appointments available: Nurse Practitioner, Mental Health Worker and Dietitian: Wed 5 pm-8 pm
Areas Served Atikokan
Eligibility No restrictions
Application
  • Call for appointment 
  • No referral required for most services 
  • Referrals from Physician/Nurse required for counselling services 
  • Pharmaceutical counselling/medication checks available in a private setting on Wednesdays; appointment required
Languages English
Fees Service - Some tests and/or forms are not covered by Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) ; Most services covered by OHIP
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-597-8781
Fax 807-597-6008
Website www.atikokanfht.com
Primary Contact Reception; Phone: 807-597-8781 ext 0
Primary Executive Karen Lusignan, Executive Director; Phone: 807-597-8781 ext 41; Email: karen@atikokanfht.com
Alternate Executive Shelby Mackey, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 807-597-8781 ext 42
Site Location Located near the entrance to town just after Hwy 622 turnoff
Located In Community Atikokan
Address 101 Zuke Rd
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
 
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Intersection Zuke Rd and McKenzie Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 398 
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2007
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); Northwest Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)