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News & Information for Patients of the Queen’s Family Health Team

Please visit our Coronavirus COVID-19 page here. 


Queen’s Family Health Team (QFHT) recently welcomed several new physicians. To accommodate these additions, some patients will have a new physician while others will continue to see their existing physician at a new location within the two QFHT buildings, 220 Bagot St. and 115 Clarence St. Patients whose physician has moved or is changing have been notified.

Click on the following links to our clinic and physician changes and new physician contact list. Thank you for your understanding as we strengthen our team!


The Queen’s Family Health Team After Hours Clinic (AHC) hours now include Saturday and Sunday mornings, in addition to our usual hours. Starting Saturday, September 17, the AHC is now open at the following times: 

Monday-Thursday: 4:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Saturday: 8:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Sundays: 8:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

Patients who require urgent after-hours care MUST call 613-533-6563 during after hours clinic hours ONLY and leave a message requesting an appointment. We are only checking messages on this phone line during after-hours clinic hours.  If you leave a message outside of these hours, these messages will not be heard or reviewed.


We will host flu clinics by appointment only.  

Booked Appointment Clinics: 

(Location: provided at time of appointment booking) 

FRIDAYS: 9 am–4 pm 

Call the Flu Line to book your flu shot appointment: 613-533-9303, Ext. 71947!

Due to COVID-19, we cannot accommodate drop-in appointments.

If you receive your flu shot somewhere else, such as a pharmacy or a public health clinic, please call the flu line at (613) 533-9303, Ext. 71947, to let us know.

You may also receive your flu shot during your regular appointment; just ask your doctor or nurse.

Read this QFHT article about the flu, and how to protect yourself and others. To learn more about influenza and the flu vaccine, please contact us or visit:

Fun Myth-Busting Video about Flu Shots

South Huron Hospital is the Little Hospital that Does ... Flu Shots. This short video was inspired by actor Christian Bale's performance in the movie Batman and the Bat Dad YouTube videos by Blake Wilson. It tries to dispel some myths about the flu shot. Watch it; it’s fun! 

Tips on Caring for Children with Respiratory Symptoms

Read these tips provided by the Ontario College of Family Physicians

Do you use an aerosol puffer?

Some puffers contain powerful greenhouse gases that are contributing to our warming planet! Read about our goal to reduce aerosol puffer prescriptions by 50 per cent.  

Are you a parent (of a child under three) who has difficulty making ends meet?

The Centre for Studies in Primary Care's "Connecting Families" study is comparing two approaches to help families connect to financial resources such as income, food, transportation and more. Click here for more information about this study and how to participate.

Has your family faced hard times? Want to help create change in your community?

I-CREAte's study, “Engaging Families to Build Healthy Communities,” is looking for families who are interested in sharing their experience about what helped them overcome hard times during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you want to help other families in the future, click here to learn more about participating.


The Frontenac Lennox & Addington Ontario Health Team (FLA ONT), comprising more than 300 health-care providers and organizations working together to develop a health-care system that truly reflects residents’ wants and needs, is seeking public input. Click here to learn how you can share your thoughts.

Have you been diagnosed with high blood pressure during your pregnancy?

You may be eligible to participate in a research study looking at the benefits of breastfeeding on maternal blood pressure and general health. Click here to learn more.

Are you a Canadian Armed Forces Veteran?

The Queen’s School of Rehabilitation Therapy is looking for QFHT volunteers to participate in a research study to better understand how primary care (e.g. your QFHT care team) is provided to veterans. Click here to learn more.

Patient Volunteers Needed!

The Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences’ GSK Clinical Education Centre is looking for volunteer patients to interact with medical, nursing, and rehabilitation therapy students and share their authentic experiences as part of its Community Volunteer Patient Program. (All sessions are held via Zoom or over the phone.) If you are interested in becoming a volunteer and working with students through practice interviews, health histories, and/or physical examination-style sessions, please contact volunteer co-ordinator Angie Mendieta-Sweet at 613-533-2380 or  Learn more about the program here. 

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