Family and Community Medicine

Programs that are staffed by specialists in the field of medicine that is concerned with the total health of the individual within the home environment and in the community. Practitioners of family and community medicine provide comprehensive medical care including preventive services with particular emphasis on the family unit, in which the physician's continuing responsibility for health care is not limited by the patient's age or gender, nor by a particular organ system or disease entity.

 

Services

Sir William Osler Health Institute.  A multi-purpose building home to various local organizations, including Musicians Clinics of Canada. 

Hamilton Family Health Team Dundas Office.  Facilitates services for patients. 

Hamilton Family Health Team Hamilton Office

Offers a team based approach to healthcare.  Patients can receive one-on-one support from their doctor and other health professionals, while participating in group programs to improve their mental health, diet and overall well being.  All support groups and services provided by the Hamilton Famil

Medical care team focused on family and community health.  Coordinates patient care in order to assess and treat injuries and illness.  Team includes family doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, dietitians, lactation consultants, and occupational therapists.  One of three clinics

Medical care centre focused on family and community health.  Provides comprehensive and accessible maternity care using a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach.  Women attend the clinic for prenatal visits and attend St Joseph’s Hospital for delivery by Maternity Centre doctors on call.  Also

Medical care centre focused on family and community health.  Coordinates patient care in order to assess and treat injuries and illness.  The team includes family doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, dietitians, lactation consultant, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, psych

An academic Family Health Team affiliated with the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University.  Includes the Maternity Centre of Hamilton, McMaster Family Practice, and Stonechurch Family Health Centre.  Trains health care professionals, medical clerks and residents in Family Medicine. 

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