Patients clinics and programs

At the PrimaCare Community Family Health Team (PCCFHT), we offer a variety of services and programs to meet the needs of our patients. In addition to the care that you receive from your family doctor, the PCCFHT also has other health care providers available to support your needs. These programs aim to increase the quality of your health, by either helping to manage current conditions or assisting in preventing future health problems.

After Hours Clinic

The After Hours Clinic is for patients of the Family Health Team who need to be seen the same day and cannot be booked in regular office hours. You need to call your Family Physician’s office first and your Family Physician will then refer to the After Hours Clinic if appropriate.

Note: This service is not for routine office appointments or urgent issues.

Monday to Friday: 5:00PM – 8:00PM

Blood Pressure Clinic

At PrimaCare we offer free blood pressure measurement and monitoring sessions. The Blood Pressure clinic is used to promote cardiovascular health in our community and to raise awareness about the importance of blood pressure monitoring. A copy of your results will be given to you and no referral is needed.

Our Blood Pressure Clinic is currently running at our Dundas St. location. 65 Dundas St. E in Paris. It is open to PrimaCare patients by appointment only. Please call 519-442-9834 for an appointment.

Measure your blood pressure and record your results

Complete a checklist about risk factors for heart disease and stroke

Address modifiable risk factors

Every Wednesday: 1:00PM – 4:00PM


A Chiropodist assesses and treats foot conditions. Foot problems are very common in people with diabetes and can lead to serious complications. Referral needed from your Family Physician’s office.

Some of the conditions a patient may be referred for include:

Subcutaneous lesions

Corns, callouses, warts

Nail conditions

Wednesday and Thursday: 9:00AM – 3:30PM


The Dietitian clinic runs on Wednesdays. It is staffed by two part-time Dietitians who share a 0.5 FTE. Registered Dietitians can assist with a broad range of conditions across the lifespan, including but not limited to: type 1 and type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, irritable bowel syndrome, crohn’s disease, colitis, osteoporosis, infant/toddler/preschooler/school-aged child nutrition, pregnancy, weight loss, weight gain, chronic kidney disease stages 1-3, food insecurity and general healthy eating. The Dietitians also offer a free, 8 week program called Healthy You. This program teaches skills and behaviour change strategies that optimize health and wellbeing using the non-diet approach. Open to all rostered patients, no referral needed.

Wednesday: 8:30am – 8:00pm

International Normalized Ratio (INR)

For patients who are on Coumadin (also known as Warfarin). These patients are at an increased risk of forming a blood clot or for patients who have experienced a blood clot recently. While these patients are on Coumadin they will be required to have their blood checked on a frequent basis. Referral needed from your Family Physician’s office.

Note: Hours may vary

Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Never Too Late Seniors Fitness Program

Physical activity at any age is important and has many benefits. Never Too Late is a popular Kinesiologist- supervised exercise program run by PrimaCare and located at C.O.R.E Dance Studio on Scott Ave in Paris. It is a 1 hour class and programs are tailored to individual needs. Referral from Family Physician’s Office preferred but not necessary.

Cost: $35 per month for 2 times per week

Monday and Wednesday: 9:30AM, 10:45AM

(Please note that Schedule subject to change based on numbers.)


Our Pharmacists work with our patients and provide health-related consultations and specialty health care services and advice. The goal is to help improve the quality of life for our patients. At PrimaCare we believe that these services play a major role in increasing access to primary care and reducing costs to the health care budget. Referral needed from your Family Physician’s office.

Some of the programs offered by our pharmacists are:

STOP Study Program (Smoking Cessation Program)

Smoking cessation counseling and support

Diabetes Education and Management (Certified Diabetes Educator on team)

Pain Management Program

Medication Reviews & Medication Management

Medication Reconciliation (e.g. updating medication lists with hospital, pharmacies, etc.)

INR Management

Drug Information

Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00AM – 4:30PM

Call us today at 519.442.9834 to find out about upcoming programs.

Social Work

Assist clients in dealing with mental health challenges by delivering counseling, community services and social support programs. Referral needed from your Family Physician’s office.

This is achieved through:

Counseling and psychotherapy

Educating others on the impact of social and environmental factors

Developing, promoting, and delivering programs in collaboration with other professions

PCCFHT Counselling Services provide professional counselling to individuals, couples, families and groups in a safe, confidential and supportive environment.   Therapeutic counselling is a specialized short term service that addresses the psychosocial, emotional, behavioural, relational and mental health needs of individuals, couples and families and is open for PCCFHT patients. Psychoeducational groups are open for both PCCFHT patients and the community.

Monday to Friday: 9:30AM – 3:00PM

One day a week in Ayr. 

What our patients are saying…

  • This course was a hopeful and positive way to move forward with healthy choices in eating and staying active. I would recommend this course to anyone and everyone.
    Happy Senior Group
    Healthy You
    Enthusiastic Participant
  • An excellent and valuable clinic. Everybody was great with respect to my health & professional on what is best for me. They were very polite & courteous.
    Blood Pressure Clinic
    Happy patient
  • I can honestly say that the session has improved my day to day life. I would definitely recommend the session to others. I’d love to come for more sessions.
    Stress Management Group
    Thankful client
  • I loved this course, I feel like a completely different person within 4 weeks. I would recommend this course to everyone even if they do not feel stressed.
    Stress Management Group
    Comforted partaker
  • Great Coach. Definitely the best thing added to my life. So enjoy coming and interacting with everyone. It has given me a new lease on life – certainly adding to my health and wellbeing.
    Never Too Late Program
    Energized participant