Family Medicine: Who We Are and History

There are almost 300 full time and part time family physicians in the City of London. One hundred and eighty have privileges at St. Joseph’s Health Care London and at London Health Sciences Centre.

Learn more about our history:

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Where do family physicians support patients?

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Family Physicians provide patient care:

  • To patients awaiting long term care placement
  • To obstetrics patients and newborns
  • To patients requiring admission to one of several inpatient units, including sub acute medicine, palliative care, and the Transitional Care unit
  • To patients in mental health care facilities
  • To individuals in the Veteran’s Care and Complex Care programs
  • To patients attending family medicine clinics and family physician practices throughout London
  • To patients with complex medical and social problems, including the homeless, and patients with addictions and substance abuse issues.

Family physicians participate in emerging new models of primary care delivery including Family Health Groups, (FHG), Family Health Organizations, (FHO), and Family Health Teams, (FHT).

What are family health teams?

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Last updated: Wed, 2017-03-29 09:43