Family Doctor Tips on Caring for Children with Respiratory Symptoms

 Family Doctor Tips on Caring for Children with Respiratory Symptoms Most respiratory illness in children, including colds, influenza, RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) and COVID-19 can be managed at home without the need for prescription medications. However, in some cases, it is important to seek medical care. Family doctors share tips on how to decide when to seek […]

Wart Treatment

Understanding Warts: Warts are common skin growths caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. They can appear on various parts of the body, including the hands, feet, and genital area. Warts are typically non-cancerous and harmless, but they can be unsightly and cause discomfort. There are different types: common, genital, and plantar. Wart Treatment Coverage in Ontario: OHIP covers […]

Did you know…. Uninsured Services.

. Did you know some of the services you request from your Physician are not covered by OHIP. We have listed the fees here on our website.The fees are based on the Ontario Medical Association’s suggested fees as per January 2023.  For more information about what OHIP covers please visit the website 

Ear Syringing

. DID YOU KNOW…. Ear Syringing  Routine ear syringing is no longer covered by OHIP. Therefore, it is recommended to try these methods initially. In case they prove unsuccessful, it is advisable to consult your healthcare team. Elective ear syringing is an option at a cost of $40  Understanding Earwax and Earwax Impaction  Earwax is […]

Pride Month: OSFHT is an Inclusive Sanctuary for the LGBTQI+ Community

. Pride Month: OSFHT is an Inclusive Sanctuary for the LGBTQIA+ Community At OSFHT, we take immense pride in providing an inclusive and secure space for all members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Our website is dedicated to fostering a welcoming environment where individuals can express their identities without fear of discrimination or prejudice. We understand […]

EMR System Down Currently

Our Electronic medical records (EMR) system is currently down. Patients are still being seen for their appointments today. Phones will not be answered until our system is back up and running. We will post updates as we have them.

Travel Vaccines

Do you need a vaccine to travel this spring? Visit Find a travel health clinic – to find a location in your area to get your travel vaccines and find out which ones you need.

Notice of Data Security Incident

On July 11, 2022, we first became aware that an unauthorized third-party had accessed our network and promptly responded by taking our systems offline and launching an investigation, including engaging cyber security experts to assist in these efforts. We learned from our investigation that the incident may have resulted in the unauthorized access of your […]

GBHS’ Mental Health Programming Changes

As of April 25, 2022, these will come into effect: Walk-In Support Services: Access to Clinical Social Workers and Registered Psychotherapists will be available to provide single session psychotherapy at various sites. Please see attached flyer for service times and locations. The Walk-In Support is run on a first-come-first-served basis. No referral required. Group Based […]