Dr. Davis’ Tips for Cancer Screening in Primary Care

This blog is by Dr. Meghan Davis, Regional Primary Care Lead and Screen for Life Mobile Coach Lead for the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Cancer Program. Dr. Davis is also a Family Physician in east-end Hamilton. Primary Care Providers will find relevant information about topics that matter to their practice and  patients. Scroll to the bottom of this page to subscribe. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Davis directly at dr.meghan.davis@gmail.com.

Pap Day helps women stay up-to-date with cervical screening

When my nurse called patients who were overdue for their Pap tests, many said they found it difficult to book an appointment due to work. So two weeks ago we had a Pap Day on a Saturday morning, booking in 20 patients. Many were patients I had not seen for a long time and were […]

Coming to Hamilton -- Cancer Screening Workshop

Mark April 5 on your calendars — Cancer Screening Workshop Hamilton Back by popular demand is our second Hamilton based Cancer Screening Workshop. This will be our third workshop and we are continually improving it based on the attendees’ feedback. This workshop is open to anyone in primary care who provides cancer screening We strive […]

Thank You Niagara!

And the OSCAR goes to….. Thank you Niagara for being warm, receptive and active participants at the March 1 Cancer Screening Workshop. Although the theme of the event was the OSCARs – with golden chocolate awards….the real winner was a concept – TEAMWORK . The hosting team included public health, the Regional Cancer Program and […]

Top 10 Suggestions for Improving Cancer Screening

“New Year – A new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story ? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” ― Alex Moritt My colleague, Dr. Barb Teal, recently asked me, “How can I improve my cancer screening? Any tips for my office staff?” I find there really is no one foolproof answer […]

Next Cancer Screening Workshop for Front Line Staff is March 1 in Niagara

“None of us is as smart as all of us.”  This insightful quote from management expert Kenneth Blanchard reminds me of our Oct. 12 Cancer Screening Workshop in Hamilton aimed at helping Primary Care Providers and their Front Line Staff improve cancer screening rates. Our next Cancer Screening Workshop is March 1 in Niagara. At […]

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