Aurora-Newmarket Family Health Team

Quality Improvement


To foster a culture within the Aurora-Newmarket Family Health Team (ANFHT) that encourages and enables all aspects of the organization to reflect on current practices and observed outcomes, and to engage in continuous quality improvement with priorities of patient safety and ready access to effective, seamless patient-centered care.

Mission and Purpose:

QHPSC will supervise, coordinate and direct the continuous quality improvement (CQI) and health and safety improvements for the (ANFHT) and their patients.
Quality improvements will be patient-centered and will focus on health and safety, effectiveness, evidence based best practice and accessibility.

Goals and Objectives:

  • Review and recommend methods to improve quality of our programs, procedures, policies and technologies ensuring identification of evidence based best practices.
  • Choose primary care indicators to track that are mandated, useful and feasible.
  • Identify content and documentation procedures for EMR.
  • Submit our annual Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) to Health Quality Ontario (HQO) as mandated by Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care (MOHLTC).
  • Identify, evaluate, educate, train and make recommendations regarding workplace health and patient safety.

Occupational Health and Safety

  • To ensure adequate education and training so that all employees are knowledgeable in their rights, restrictions, responsibilities and duties under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • To address matters related to all Regulations under the Act, including WHMIS and Designated
  • Substances where applicable, and to receive copies of all reports that relate to health and safety issues
  • To deal with any occupational health and safety matters that the committee deems appropriate


Accountable to the ANFHT Board of Directors and will report annually and as needed.


Dr. MaryBeth Bourne Co-Chair
Mary-Jane Rodgers, Co-Chair
Megan Kitchen (Registered Nurse) Health and Safety Representative
Tara Peel (Nurse Practitioner) Directives, Program Planning
David Raan (Quality Improvement Data Support Specialist) Data Reporting
Jessica (IT/Administrative Assistant) Committee Co-ordinator, Administrative Support

Patient Experience Survey

Click the link to fill out our Patient Experience Survey

Check out all the programs we offer at the ANFHT here.


Each year the Aurora-Newmarket Family Health Team submits a Quality Improvement Plan to Health Quality Ontario. This plan outlines how we will improve the quality of care provided to our patients in the coming year. 

2019/20 QIP Narrative 


Contact Us

Please call us at (905) 898-2240 with any questions you may have about the Aurora-Newmarket Family Health Team.



531 Davis Drive, Suite 405 Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 6P5

If you would like to fill out our contact form, please click on the link below.

Contact Form

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday
8:45 a.m. – 5.p.m.


8:45 a.m. – 2 p.m.



5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

(We encourage pre-booked appointments for the Urgent Care Clinic, if you walk in, please arrive before 7 p.m. in order to be seen.)



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Aurora-Newmarket Family Health Team
531 Davis Drive, Suite 405
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 6P5
Telephone: (905) 898-2240
Fax: (905) 898-2253
Hours of Operation
Monday to Thursday: 8:45 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 8:45 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Urgent Care Clinic
Monday to Thursday 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. (We encourage pre-booked appointments for
the Urgent Care Clinic, if you walk in, please arrive before 7 p.m. in order to be seen)
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