Our Nurse Practitioner Clinic provides comprehensive, accessible, person centred and coordinated primary care services to people of all ages.
We provide childhood, adolescent and adult immunizations.
Appointments can be made with the Registered Nurse to discuss your concerns regarding weight, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and more.
Diabetes education is available. This program is open to our patients with diabetes, are at risk for diabetes or to a caregiver for a person with diabetes.
We know anxiety, depression and stress can affect our health and wellbeing, call the NP clinic to make an appointment with our Registered Social Worker.
Our Pharmacist is a member of your Health Care Team and works closely with your Nurse Practitioner, to ensure the most appropriate use of medications.
The Nurse Practitioner Clinic has provided flu clinics at Sault College Health Support Office as well as the Neighbourhood Outreach Centre.
Our Nurse Practitioner Clinic is part of the National Pap Test Campaign, held during National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week. The Pap Clinic is held in October and we invite all women in the Sault Ste. Marie area to take advantage of the public Pap test clinic. Call the NP clinic to book an appointment.
Our Registered Nurses have also done Pap test clinics at the Neighbourhood Outreach Centre.
GOOD FOOD BOX – SOUP KITCHEN COMMUNITY CENTRE
The staffs at the NP clinic have contributed to families registered with the Soup Kitchen at Christmas time for the past three years. We have also sponsored and served a lunch held at the Soup Kitchen Community Centre.
“Living Healthy” is a provincially sponsored, free program designed to help people positively manage the daily challenges of living with a chronic condition. Workshops consist of six sessions that are offered for 2.5 hours once a week, over a six week period and are led by our Social Worker and Registered Nurse.
The workshops teach skills for living a healthy life including: healthy eating; exercise; pain and fatigue management; stress management; communicating with your healthcare professional; managing medications; and planning and problem solving.
For more information: http://www.livinghealthynortheast.ca/