Need A New Doctor?
|Record #: NIA5625||Last Modified: 13 Mar 2018||Last Full Update: 30 Aug 2017|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||Niagara Region|
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||Health Care Connect
Helps Ontarians who are without a family health care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner) to find one. People are referred to a family doctor or nurse practitioner who is accepting new patients in their community. Call 1-800-445-1822, or online at http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/ms/healthcareconnect/public/
* Have your health card ready
* Make sure mailing address up to date
* Can not be already enrolled with a family doctor. (If currently enrolled with a doctor and would like to end enrollment, contact the physician directly or call Service Ontario at 1-888-218-9929.)
Niagara Physician Recruitment and Retention
Maintains an online list of Doctor's taking patients in the Niagara Region http://www.niagaradocs.ca/find-a-doctor
College of Physicians and Surgeons:
Online doctor listing. Does not identify whether or not a doctor is accepting new patients.
LINCOLN/WEST LINCOLN/GRIMSBY: West Lincoln Memorial Hospital: 905-945-2253
ST CATHARINES: There are listings of doctors accepting new patients at the City of St Catharines website: http://www.stcatharines.ca/en/livein/FindAFamilyDoctor.asp For further information individuals can contact the Family Physician Recruiter directly: Amanda Catchpaw-Fogel, St Catharines City Hall, 905-359-6043
Individuals can also check at Walk-In clinics to see if those doctors will take new patients.
Individuals can contact doctors listed under Physicians and Surgeons in the Yellow pages of the phone book.
|Hours||Call for information|
|Application||No application required|
|Physical Access||Not Applicable|
|Legal Status||(99) Unknown / No Service|
|Service Categories||Physician Referrals|