March y, 2022
COVID-19 - anti-viral treatment and more
Catch up on the LMPCA Town Hall on Anti-virals for COVID-19!

COVID-19 care 


Primary Care COVID-19 Support Community of Practice – next Connecting Call
When: Wednesday March 9, 8:00-9:00 am (EST). This call will discuss working collaboratively with partners across the health system to care for COVID patients in the community with a special focus on COVID@Home monitoring and Post COVID-19 Clinical Guidance for primary care.

Patient Care
Open to your patients - Thames Valley FHT patient education programs in March

Please encourage your patients to sign up for one of these virtual groups in March:

  • Leave the Pack Behind - strategies to help people quit smoking and medication options to set them up for success. Register here for March 10 (2-3 pm) OR March 24 (7-8 pm).
  • Heart Health - March 15 (10 am-12:30 pm). Practical approaches to managing cholesterol levels and reducing overall cardiovascular disease risk through health behaviour changes and the potential use of medications. Register here.
  • Dream On - CBT for Insomnia - March 24 (1:30-3:30 pm). Interactive education session focusing on cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBTi), offering a non-medication approach to help get sleep back. Register here.

All virtual programs are led by qualified facilitators (pharmacists, dietitians, OTs, RNs, etc.) The full list of programs is found in this printable poster or on the Thames Valley FHT website (you can also contact Kelly McConnell at
Job opportunities
Middlesex London OHT Clinical Lead (Primary Care)

The Middlesex London (formerly Western) Ontario Health Team (MLOHT) is seeking an exceptional primary care leader to work in partnership with the Clinical Lead (Specialty Care) to engage and represent the perspectives of primary care clinicians during the planning and implementation of initiatives that improve integrated care. This individual will work closely with the MLOHT Primary Care cluster representatives, LMPCA Executive, and other primary care stakeholders to ensure meaningful engagement, communication, and coordination with the work of the OHT. Read the full posting here.

Cancer Care Ontario looking for physicians or nurse practitioners

CCO is looking for four local physician or nurse practitioner designates (1 in of each of the following SW based OHTs - Elgin, Oxford, London Middlesex, Grey Bruce) to support navigation of unattached patients through their cancer journeys in the OBSP, OCSP and CCC program. Annual stipend provided. If you're interested, please contact Rugsha Sivanandan at Read more here.
Education Opportunities
  • Primary Care Obstetrics Grand Rounds: Skin-to-Skin Contact in Cesarean Section: Providing Evidence-based Care. Thursday, March 10, 7:30-8:30 am. Presenter: Meagan Furnivall, RM, MSc. Registered Midwife, London Health Sciences Centre. Use this Zoom link to join the meeting OR use this Meeting ID: 827 7764 9759 and Passcode: 209604
  • 'Being Your Best': FREE webinar/workshop series on "Being Your Best: Assertively communicating with patients while taking care of yourself." Three sessions: March 24, April 5, April 14. For more information on each session, please see this registration link.

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