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Nurse Practitioners. Solutions for a stronger and healthier Ontario

NPAO is the ONLY NP-led professional association that speaks on behalf of and advocates for ALL NPs in Ontario.

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NPLC Overview

First established in 2007, Ontario’s Nurse Practitioner Led Clinics [NPLCs] are innovative non- profit primary care teams where Nurse Practitioners [NP] are the Most Responsible Primary Care Provider [NP MRP]. With care, access and quality outcomes that exceed provincial standards in a fiscally responsible manner, NPLCs represent opportunities to improve healthcare system function...

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Call for Applicants

Join Our Team! The Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario is looking for a new board member to join our dynamic team! As a volunteer board director, you will have the opportunity to:  develop or refine your leadership and board governance skillslearn about the challenges and resources of government relations be a representative for your colleagues...

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Regional Representative Report – June 2019 – HNHB LHIN – Diane Gwartz

June 2019 Report by Diane Gwartz, NPAO LHIN 4 Representative I am representing NPAO on the Cancer Care Ontario OBSP Expert Panel on Informed Choice and Shared Decision-Making. There has been one meeting so far, which I have attended. In December 2018, the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care released updated breast...

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Healthcare News

Belleville Steps Up Doctor Recruitment Efforts

It’s become a big challenge for communities across the province, and Belleville is no exception when it comes to attracting family physicians, so city council approved spending an additional $50,000 for the 2019 physician recruitment program at its meeting Monday at city hall with the goal of recruiting two more family doctors in...

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Canadian Nurses Association and Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario release joint statement on province’s plan to create health-care ‘super agency’

The Ontario government has announced its plan to create Ontario Health, a large publicly funded health-care agency that will consolidate the province’s 14 Local Health Integration Networks and six other health agencies. The province claims the move will end hallway health care, improve collaboration and focus more sharply on meeting patient needs. Mike...

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Healthcare News


Health Quality Ontario has posted a health technology assessment with a recommendation on Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders. Based on our findings, the following recommendation is being made:Health Quality Ontario, under the guidance of the Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee, recommends publicly funding guided internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for mild to moderate...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Transitioning NP Research to Practice

    January 24 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Knee Joint Aspiration and Injection Course

    February 8 @ 1:30 am - 3:30 pm
  3. Pelvic Health IUD Insertion Course

    February 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
  4. Annual Update in Emergency Medicine

    February 23 @ 8:00 am - February 26 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Your Patients are Using Cannabis: Here’s What you Need to Know: A Conference for Primary Care Providers Thunder Bay

    February 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  6. CME Mastering the Protocols of Hormone Replacement Therapy

    March 20 @ 8:00 am - March 22 @ 5:00 pm

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