Life Without a Doctor

Life Without a Doctor

1.3 million Ontarians live without a family doctor. This pandemic has left our physicians burnt out or overwhelmed with backlogs. Many family doctors are leaving the profession and fewer are entering it. This pandemic has created a backlog that is hindering Ontarians from getting the timely care...
New Patients

New Patients

Thank you for your interest in joining our clinic. Our wait list is currently closed. For those patients who have recently filled out applications for Dr.Ahmed Hussain’s wait list, we will do our best to accommodate your request and contact you for an appointment. Please do not contact our office...
UPDATE on COVID-19

UPDATE on COVID-19

*** NEW: COVID Antiviral Treatment Paxlovid is used to treat adults who have mild to moderate COVID symptoms and are at high- risk of worsening to severe illness. Depending on your age, health, and vaccination status, it could be an option for you.  Effective immediately, the following higher-ris...
Virtual clinics

Virtual clinics

While our office has transitioning to doing mostly in-person visits, we still have telephone and virtual appointments when appropriate. This has helped us to minimize the number of patients in our clinic, and enhanced physical distancing. Based on the presenting problem and patient patient prefer...
Neighbourhood Wellness Hubs

Neighbourhood Wellness Hubs

Starting April 5, 2022, Ottawa Public Health (OPH) will be implementing pilot Neighborhood Wellness Hubs in 5 locations across the City. To better support the wellness of Ottawa residents, staff working in the Neighbourhood Wellness Hubs will be promoting mental health and substance use health di...
Updated walk-in injection hours

Updated walk-in injection hours

Some patients may require an injection without a doctor’s visit, either for a one time treatment (eg. intramuscular medication, immunizations) or a periodic injection (eg. allergy shots, B12 injections). In an effort to make walk-in injections more manageable during busier times. we will now offe...
Cancer Screening Reminder

Cancer Screening Reminder

Ontario Cancer Screening Eligibility Ontario Cervical Screening Program• Currently, the Ontario Cervical Screening Program recommends that women who are or have been sexually active have a Pap test every 3 years starting at age 21. But we are in the process of updating this recommendation. If y...
Pomelo Health Online Portal

Pomelo Health Online Portal

Health Myself has changed its name to Pomelo Health. Pomelo Health allows patients to receive communication from the clinic through a secure portal (including laboratory / imaging requisitions, sick notes, prescriptions for insurance purposes and forms). All of our patients have been sent an emai...