Our Primary Health Care team includes both Physicians and Nurse Practitioners working together to promote wellness, prevent illness, provide care for health concerns and help you to manage ongoing chronic conditions.
Services offered ...
full range of confidential primary care services is available including: Physical assessments; Diagnosis and treatment of health concerns; Prescribe a range of medications; Order diagnostic testing such as laboratory, X-Ray and ultrasound etc.; Screening tests for certain diseases and disorders; Care before, during and after pregnancy; PAP tests; Birth control; Immunizations; Health care for children and adolescents; Monitoring and treatment of chronic health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and asthma; Smoking cessation; Diagnosis and treatment of mental health problem including depression.
If you are interested in becoming a registered Primary Health Care Client at Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre, please read the following Application Information carefully.
After reading the above information, if you are still interested in becoming a registered Primary Health Care Client, please fill out the following form.
Please note that applications will be reviewed periodically and accepted in priority sequence (as outlined in ‘Application Information’ document) as our capacity allows.
Please read our policies and proceedures for Prescribing of narcotics & sedatives.
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GOT A HEALTH CONCERN?:
We currently have three Doctors and two Nurse Practitioner's between our two sites to assist you and your family with your primary health care needs.
Click here to read 'What is a Nurse Practitioner'
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Dr. Phil McCabe (Part time)
Medical Degree University of Ottawa.
Certificate College of Family Practice McMaster University.
Masters Applied Science Occupational Health and Epidemiology McGill University.
Fellow Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine.
Pamela Bridgen - RN(EC), NP-PHC, MN
Nurse Practitioner (London site)
Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
Dr. Vreugdenhil works out of the Chippewa site Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
Dr. Vreugdenhil has been a family physician for ten years and is a graduate of McMaster University Medical School.
Important Memo To My Patients
London Doctors' Relief Service
If you should have a medical emergency when we are not available, you may call our office to find out who is covering for our primary care. There is no need to endure the wait at the Emergency Room or Walk in Clinic.
We have arranged for the London Doctors' Relief Service, to take our calls after hours. A team of experienced Doctors will see you by appointment and send us a copy of your consultation.
After Hours Service:
WEEKDAYS: from 5pm to 8am
WEEKENDS & STATUTORY HOLIDAYS: 24 HOURS
Londons Roctor Relief Service
499 Oxford Street East
(Between Mailtland & William)
Call 519-672-8618 For Appointment
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Just a Reminder
- Bring your health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) on your first visit.
- Bring a list of your medications and glucose-recording book with you if you have them.
- If you have an urgent medical emergency, go to a Hospital Emergency Room and tell them the name of your Doctor or Nurse Practitioner at SOAHAC.