Sunset Country Family Health Team

Site: Paterson Medical Centre

Service: Anticoagulation Management/INR

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers the option of having a patient's International Normalized Ratio (INR) tested to determine thickness or thinness of the patient's blood  
  • Serves as an alternative to going to the hospital lab  
  • Uses a "Coagucheck" monitor to offer the point of care (POC) testing  
  • Provides new dosage instructions, if required, to patient under a medical directive  
  • Provides counselling for managing blood levels with medications, lifestyle choices and diet
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora ; Lake of the Woods ; Minaki ; Nestor Falls ; Redditt Township ; Sioux Narrows
Boundaries Also includes neighbouring First Nations communities
Eligibility Anyone requiring INR testing on a regular basis
Application Requires booked appointment
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-6321
Fax 807-468-3978
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Colleen Snyder, Registered Nurse
Alternate Contact June Dearborn, Registered Pharmacist; Phone: 807-468-6321 ext 275
Site Location Near Lake of the Woods District Hospital
Located In Community Kenora
Address Paterson Medical Centre
1-35 Wolsley St
Kenora, ON P9N 0H8
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Intersection Wolsley St and Lakeview Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)