Primary health care (PHC) refers
to basic, everyday health care. Whether visiting your family doctor or
nurse practitioner, talking to a physiotherapist or a registered
dietician, primary health care providers are the first faces you’ll see
when you access the health care system for care or advice.
is not a new concept – it’s been in existence for years. We believe
that it will ensure better health for all of us. It has the potential to
keep waiting lists down, lessen the pressure on emergency rooms and
make the system more sustainable in the long term. The more you
understand it, the better prepared you will be to take advantage of the
opportunities it presents to you, your family and your community.
Health Region wants to support clients and patients living with and
managing a chronic condition. Chronic conditions could include:
all programs require a referral to attend. For more information about
any of these services contact our Chronic Disease Nurse at 306 882 2672