While the Wood Buffalo Primary Care Network maintains many clinical programs dedicated
to providing care to patients within our clinics, community engagement is also
a key priority for us, as education and engagement is an integral part of
Over the years, we have conducted many seminars, Q&A sessions, grocery store tours, and cooking workshops for local businesses and
community groups in Fort McMurray. We also participate regularly in community
events like trade shows and wellness fairs. If your group has an interest in
healthy living and would like to learn more from our health professionals,
We are a non-profit healthcare organization - community
engagement is part of our mandate. As long as we have capacity to attend your
event without affecting our clinical operations and scheduled patients, we are
able to offer these sessions at no cost to interested groups in our community.
Please contact us providing the following details:
Let us know if you are interested in meeting a certain type
of clinician. Our team includes dietitians, nurses, certified diabetes educators, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, mental health therapists, and exercise specialists.
Do you have an interest in a particular aspect of health?
Perhaps nutrition, disease prevention, women's health, or exercise? If one of
our clinicians has expertise in the subject that your group is interested in,
we will gladly explore other options proposed by your group as well.
Potential Dates & Times
Typically, we book our Community Inservices a month or more
in advance, as we run a number of busy clinics and cannot entertain
short-notice events. Our clinicians' schedules will have already been booked
with in-clinic patient visits. It is typically easier for us
to book daytime sessions during the work week, however, if another time works
better for your group, please let us know and we will try to make it
We are open to inservice requests from groups within both
Fort McMurray and the outlying communities of Wood Buffalo.
Our team is passionate about engaging with our community,
both in and outside of our clinics. If your group or workplace is thinking of
arranging a wellness event, or just want to learn more about staying healthy or
getting fit, let us know - we would love to be involved.