Primary Care Services

Policy

Category: General Community Health
Subject: Primary Care Services
Division: N/A
Policy Number: CA.73.01.103
Effective Date: December 9, 2011

POLICY STATEMENT

Physician:

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) contracts services from local physicians to provide medical services that are funded through the STI Special Funding portfolio from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Contracted physicians provide medical services in accordance with their professional Standards of Practice and policies and procedures of WDGPH.

Nurse Practitioner:

WDGPH hires Nurse Practitioners to provide clinical services within their scope of practice, and in accordance to policies and procedures, for clients presenting with issues related to sexual health, travel or immunization.

SCOPE

This policy applies to nurses, nurse practitioners, contracted physicians and clinical support assigned to Clinical Services and School Health teams, and student nurses working in these programs.

REFERENCES AND RELATED FORMS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Corresponding Procedure:  N/A  

APPROVED BY

Rita Sethi