Bridgewater & Area Family Health Centre

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bafhc-opening-stephen-mcneil2Looking for a family practice?

Nova Scotians who do not have access to a family practice, such as a family doctor or nurse practitioner, can call 811 Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. to add your name and contact information to a provincial wait list. You can also visit needafamilypractice.ca to register yourself online.

Our Vision:

A multidisciplinary practice with access to multiple practitioners providing comprehensive primary care with linkages to the larger health care system.
Supports to navigate the health care system & available community supports. Part of strong primary care network.

What is collaborative care?
A team approach to organizing and working that effectively uses the separate and shared knowledge and skills of care providers and patients to deliver care that best meet the individual's needs.

  • maximizes contributions of all team members
  • improves access
  • improves patient and provider experience
  • promotes health promotion, self-care and education

The Team Includes

  • Physicians,
  • Nurse practitioners,
  • A family practice nurse,
  • An administrative team that includes an office manager and medical administrative assistants
  • Visiting specialists and other health care providers

The Facility

  • 9254 square feet
  • 18 exam rooms
  • 12 workstations
  • 3 swing offices for visiting professions such as the geriatricians and pediatrician, mental health and addictions professionals and dietitians
  • minor procedure room
  • spacious waiting area
  • multifunction room to support health education
  • promotes safety, privacy and confidentiality
  • teaching capacity

Our Address
42 Glen Allan Drive, Suite 100,
Bridgewater,NS
B4V 3N2

 

 

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