Poplar Hill First Nation
Health Clinic

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Nursing station providing basic medical and health care services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Provides primary health care services through a Nursing station in partnership with the Pikangikum Health Centre
  • Coordinates consultations with visiting Physician a few days per month
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops especially in the areas of diabetes and alcohol/drug abuse
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases

Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • 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
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Comments
Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
Treaty #5
Community Telehealth Coordinator (CTC): Kristen Owen, kristenowen@knet.ca
Eligibility
Members of Poplar Hill First Nation
Application Process
Appointments highly recommended
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On September 3, 2019

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