In follow-up to the communication from the ByWard FHT on behalf of the Santé Alliance Health Clinic, that was sent on June 30th, 2021, pertaining to our departure, we (Dr. Annemarie Allart, Dr. Adnan Alrai, Dr. Louise Bourgault, Dr. Meena Sharma Dr. Paula Tchen, and Dr. Milka Gostimirovic) wish to update you with regards to your medical care.
As you know, we will be leaving the ByWard FHT and moving to Santé Alliance Health as of September 1, 2021. Many of you, along with your families, have been our patients for several years. As it is for you, we are equally disheartened to let you go from our practice. Being fully aware of the difficulties in finding another family physician, we have been pursuing other physicians and clinics to provide the necessary care to you and your families.
There is light at the end of the tunnel. We have succeeded in arranging an agreement with physicians, working at the Rideau Friel Medical Center (RFMC) located at 421 Rideau Street, to take care of all your medical needs until you are able to find a family physician.
To note the RFMC require an upfront payment for services provided to RAMQ patients, the details of which you can find on their website at https://www.rideaufrielmedical.com/
The RFMC is able to accommodate urgent appointments, Periodic Health Visits as well as other types of preventive health visits. The recommendation is to request appointments online by submitting a request via their online appointment request form at https://www.rideaufrielmedical.com/contact-us rather than by phone for both urgent and non-urgent appointments.
To send a copy of your medical records to another facility, via fax or mail prior to September 1, 2021, please contact ByWard FHT directly. Note that your written authorization is required to release your medical records and an administrative fee for this uninsured service will apply. A consent to release personal health information can be found on the ByWard FHT website at: https://bywardfht.ca/our-clinic/forms/ If a request is made after September 1, 2021, patients are to go to the Santé Alliance Health website at https://alliancehealthohc.ca.
For assistance in finding another primary care physician, RAMQ patients can go to the following websites:
We sincerely wish you the best of health.
|Dr. Annemarie Allart||Dr. Paula Tchen||Dr. Milka Gostimirovic|
|Dr. Meena Sharma||Dr. Adnan Alrai||Dr. Louise Bourgault|