Western Memorial Health Clinic offers primary health care to anyone who needs it. Primary care includes all the services you receive for your basic, everyday health needs. It is often called the front door to health care – your entry point into the health-care system.
At Western Health, primary care services are generally provided by family doctors but the team may include nurse practitioners, community health nurses and allied health professionals. It includes the initial care, treatment and follow-up of various conditions as well as referrals to the rest of the health system when needed. It also encompasses the promotion of wellness, and prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries.