West Carleton Family Health Team

By: Wcfht  09-12-2011
Keywords: Physicians, health care, health care services

Our Services

The West Carleton Family Health Team offers a wide range of health care services to our patients. The list below outlines some of the most popular services.

  • Preventative medical care: by using the best available evidence, we provide the information and resources for patients to maintain good health and prevent disease.
  • Well-baby and well-child care (developmental assessments).
  • The annual physical has been replaced by a periodic targeted health assessment based on the individual patient's age, gender and specific risk factors.
  • Complete physical examinations are performed when required for the diagnosis of complex symptoms.
  • Immunizations: All childhood vaccinations and adult boosters, annual flu shots, pneumonia shots (when indicated by age or medical condition), hepatitis A and B (on prescription), TB skin testing, and Tetanus Diptheria .
  • Maternity Care and Obstetrics has been provided by the physicians for more than 25 years, with deliveries being done at the Queensway Carleton Hospital
  • Supportive and Educational Counselling or referral to the appropriate resources are provided following an assessment of the issues
  • Allergy Shots are provided during regular office hours
  • Treatment of warts, minor skin lesions and "sun-damaged" spots.
  • Minor emergencies including suturing of lacerations.
  • Specialized services:
    • Pulmonary Function Testing
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (bowel cancer detection, and rectal bleeding assessment)
    • Newborn Circumcision
    • Electrocardiography (ECG)
    • Doppler Examination for peripheral arterial disease
    • Cardiac Loop Monitoring for rhythm disturbance
  • On-Site Services:
    • West Carleton Diagnostic Services (X-RAY) is open to the public - extension 173
    • Blood and Laboratory Specimen Collection is open to registered patients of the WCFHT - extension 150
    • Dental Services - 613-839-3264
    • West Carleton Physiotherapy Massage & Sports Injury Clinic - 613-839-2619

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West Carleton Family Health Team - physical act

A Physical Activity Counsellor is an allied member of the health care team who can help you improve your health and fitness. Physical Activity Counselling is a complimentary service for patients of the West Carleton Family Health Team. Have you noticed a decline in your quality of life due to weight gain and lack of physical activity. Call to book an appointment 613-839-2619.


West Carleton Family Health Team - health portal

This portal will allow you to view some of the information stored in your Electronic Medical Record and also allow you to add information on a regular basis such as blood pressure and weight. Patients can access education on risk factors, including the associated health risks and life style changes they can implement in their daily lives to reduce these risks.


West Carleton Family Health Team - blood lab

If you ARE NOT FASTING, it is suggested that you come after lunch to minimize wait times. Hours of operation: Monday to Friday (except posted holidays) 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Our Blood Lab is for the patients of the West Carleton Family Health Team only. We suggest you plan to come Tuesday to Thursday morning.


West Carleton Family Health Team - obstetrics

We provide care to patients who already have a family physician in the community as well as those who do not currently have a family physician. Some of the physicians of the West Carleton Family Health Team provide obstetrical care (care during pregnancy and delivery). Please contact our office -839-3271 to book a prenatal appointment and advise our staff who your current health provider is.