Gwen Cleveland, Nurse Consultant & Executive Director of Bridge HospiceGwen is a Registered Nurse with over 35 years experience working as a clinician, nurse consultant, and educator. She received her Nursing Diploma with Honours from Humber College in 1977, a BScN from Ryerson University in 2000, and a Master of Education in 2004 from the University of Toronto.
Gwen is passionate about hospice palliative care. She is a member of Hospice Palliative Care Ontario, Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association, and Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association Nurses Group. She is currently the Palliative Care Coordinator for the Trent Hills Family Health Team, the Resident Care Coordinator for The Bridge Hospice in Warkworth, and teaches nursing courses for the Centre for Continuous Learning, Nursing at George Brown College.
Gwen has presented hospice palliative care topics at local and national conferences. She will co-present Vision to Reality: Building a Rural Residential Hospice at the 2013 Annual Hospice Palliative Care Ontario Conference.
Dr. Celeste CollinsDr. Celeste Collins obtained her medical degree from the Pretoria University in 1984, and graduated from South African College of Family Medicine in 1994. She practiced in South Africa and England before immigrating to Canada in 1998. She has worked in Manitoba, British Columbia, and Moose Factory Ontario. She joined the Trent Hills Family Health Team, with her husband, Dr. Jaun Bothma, in October 2009.
Celeste is a preceptor with the University of Toronto teaching practice in Campbellford. She has been a lecturer at Northern Ontario School of Medicine, a lecturer/preceptor at Queen’s University, and is currently the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) instructor for this area. She has been a member of the Canadian College of Family Physicians since 2004.
Samantha C. Dalby, Nurse PractitionerSamantha Dalby is a Nurse Practitioner with the Trent Hills Family Health Team (THFHT). In addition to direct clinical care Ms. Dalby serves on the Management Committee for THFHT. A member of the RNAO and NPAO, she serves as Chairperson of the Northumberland NP Network, is a member of the Belleville Nurse-Led Clinic Development Committee, and sits on the Primary Care Working Group for the Central East Local Health Integration Network.
Ms. Dalby has a keen interest in both rural and women’s health issues. In recent years she has also developed expertise in Chronic Disease Management and Prevention, and Health Promotion Programs, and has an interest in informatics, electronic practice solutions, and electronic health records.
Ms. Dalby graduated from the Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program at Queen’s University in 2006 where she received the A.J. Baumgart Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. She holds a B.Sc.N. (University of British Columbia), Critical Care Certificate (BCIT), and a B.A. in Political Science (York University) and has worked in a variety of government, corporate, non-governmental and social justice environments.
As a registered nurse, Ms. Dalby worked in ICU-Trauma, taught in the Trent University/Sir Sanford Fleming Bachelor of Nursing program, and worked as a Clinical Educator for the Peterborough Regional Health Centre and the Victorian Order of Nurses.
Dona Davis, Registered Practical NurseDona is a full time RPN with the THFHT. She graduated from the RPN program at Loyalist College, Belleville in 1992.
Dona gained valuable experience working in the local hospital, nursing home and private practice settings. In addition, Dona is a qualified foot care nurse and has operated her own private practice.
Working with the THFHT since 2003, along with her other duties, Dona is the Flu Clinic Coordinator.
Laurie Deviney, Nurse PractitionerBorn and raised in Northumberland County, Laurie is pleased to be back here working as a Nurse Practitioner.
After finishing her BScN at McMaster University, Laurie worked for 13 years in Toronto mostly in High Risk Obstetrics and Intensive Care. In 1999, she graduated as a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (University of Toronto). Prior to coming to Trent Hills, Laurie worked as a NP in the Women's Health Care Clinic in Peterborough and at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa. She enjoys caring for people of all ages and believes that rural health care is the best place to work. Laurie keeps busy by raising her family with her husband in the lovely hills of Northumberland.
Karen Dingwell, Social WorkerKaren, who hails from Nova Scotia, graduated from Dalhousie University in 1975, with a B.A. in Psychology. Her Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology is from Yorkville University.
Karen’s wealth of experience in the field of counselling and social services ranges from serving as a field instructor for the School of Social Work at Dalhousie University to counselling adults at the Canadian Mental Health Association. She specializes in the areas of depression, anxiety, Chronic Post Traumatic Syndrome Disorder and anger management.
“Each soul I meet is like a mine rich in gems. My focus is to support each person to recognize and bring forth their virtues, to enhance self-awareness and to encourage persons to take greater responsibility for the quality of their lives. This is universal; we all need to feel a sense of autonomy and personal happiness.”
Delayne Donald, Executive DirectorDelayne has worked in the healthcare field for 32 years across three provinces. While in Alberta she was employed with Alberta Social Services and Community Health. She worked as a rehabilitative Care Worker and then after retraining as a Computer Operator in the main business office. While is Saskatchewan she was employed as an Office Manager at a multi-physician clinic. In Ontario she has held positions within the hospital setting, community care agencies, private laboratory and multi-physcian clinics. Since completing her studies at Reeves Business College, Loyalist College and York University, she has held management positions for the past 14 years. She has been the Executive Director of the Trent Hills Family Health Team since 2005.
Delayne was born and raised in Campbellford and has two children ages 25 and 20.
Tammie Haig, Registered NurseTammie is a Registered Nurse with THFHT at the Colborne site. She has worked with Dr. Hearnden in Colborne since 1998. After graduating from Conestoga College in 1989, she has worked in Long Term Care, Neonatal Intensive Care and with the VON.
She finds working in the THFHT to be very rewarding. Tammie manages the anti-coagulation program, cervical screening program, cognitive testing and influenza clinic for the Colborne Office. She enjoys her diverse roles, the fast pace and the expanded role that RN's have in a family health team.
“Nurses have a huge role to play in preventative care. The development of new programs can only enhance patient care.”
Tammie resides in Colborne with her husband and two children on a hobby farm and loves the outdoors and riding horses.
Dr. Trevor Hearnden, ColborneBorn in England, Dr. Hearnden originally studied Mathematics at Imperial College in London. He immigrated to Canada in 1967.
In 1981, he received his medical degree from Queen's University, completing his residency at the University of Toronto the following year. He opened his practice in Colborne, Ontario in 1982 and joined the Trent Hills Family Health Team in 2003. Dr. Hearnden also serves as a local coroner.
He is married with two adult children.
Dr. Bob Henderson, Medical DirectorDr. Bob Henderson came to Trent Hills in 1977. Since then he has been involved in the development of health care in our community, along with his wife Cathy who managed his medical clinic for many years. He is the lead physician for the Northumberland Family Health Organization and the Medical Director of the Trent Hills Family Health Team. Bob is an Assistant Professor in Family Medicine with the University of Toronto and the primary preceptor with the U of T teaching practice in Campbellford. When not at his cottage on a nearby lake, Bob enjoys living in the hamlet of Warkworth with Cathy and their animals.
Dr. Brett Jamieson, WarkworthDr. Jamieson completed his undergraduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He received his medical degree at the University of Toronto in 1981, and completed his family medicine residency through Queens University in 1983.
He previously practiced medicine in Niagara Falls from 1983-1995, in Marlbank from 1995-2003, and then moved to Warkworth where he now resides with his wife Michelle and their three boys. He and Michelle moved to Warkworth to be closer to family in Belleville, Toronto and Niagara.
Brett is the primary preceptor for the Queen's University Teaching Practice in Warkworth.
Dr. Elias Maraghi, HastingsDr. Maraghi graduated from Medicine in 1986 from the University of Toronto. After serving three years with the Canadian Airborne Regimen as a Medical Officer, he acquired an established practice in Hasting, Ontario. There he practiced family medicine as well as emergency medicine in several hospitals, institutional medicine in Warkworth Penitentiary, hospital care for eight years at Campbellford Memorial Hospital and attended walk-in clinics in Cobourg, Trenton and Belleville. Dr. Maraghi has special interests in diabetes, long-term care, surgical assisting, cardiovascular and sports medicine. He is currently the head team doctor for the Belleville Bulls OHL hockey team. He is a certified diabetes educator, enjoys lecturing on various topics in medicine and has published research in various fields, from neuroscience to infectious diseases.
Dr. Maraghi is proud and honoured to bring his twenty-seven years of clinical experience to the Trent Hills Family Health Team.
Connie McCredie, Registered NurseConnie has been a Registered Nurse since 1969 when she started working at Campbellford Memorial Hospital. In 1974, she began working in doctors’ office in the surrounding areas. During this same period, she worked with the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) in the Palliative Care program as well as for Bodimetrics doing home-based physicals for insurance companies.
“It’s great to be part of such a progressive team and the many shared services available to our patients.”
Connie is married with two sons and five grandchildren.
Monica McKelvie, Registered NurseMonica has been working as an Office Nurse since she married Frank McKelvie, a dairy farmer 34 years ago. They have four children and three grandchildren.
Monica enjoys working with the physicians, staff and all the friendly patients. She has had the opportunity with the Trent Hills Family Health Team to add additional duties in keeping within her ‘scope of practice’. Monica is now involved with the programs and services we offer our patients which include: cognitive screening tests for senior patients, performing pap tests for our female patients and provide a nursing role in our new Screening and Early Prevention program.
Laureen Mitchell, Social WorkerLaureen joined the Family Health Team as a social worker in January 2013. Originally from Colborne, Laureen has recently retuned to the area, relocating in Campbellford with her husband and two daughters. Laureen brings with her a wealth of professional knowledge and experience, in addition to a great love and affiliation for the region, for the beauty of Trent Hills, and her family and community.
Laureen Mitchell completed her Bachelor of Social Work Degree at Ryerson in 1984 and her Master of Social Work Degree at University of Windsor, in 2009. Since 2000, she has served as a social worker and professional practice leader at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, where her responsibilities in the Medical and Rehabilitation programs included patient care, community resources, administration and education. Prior to that, from 1995 to 2000, Laureen was a member of the professional team at West Park Healthcare Centre in Toronto, and from 1986 to 1995 she served as a social worker for the Hospice of Peel in Mississauga, and for the Community Services department in the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto. Laureen brings to the Trent Hills team not only her passion and enthusiasm, but also a rich experience serving individuals with a wide range of healthcare needs across the lifespan.
Dr. Ian ParkDr. Ian Park has been practicing rural medicine since 1992, and moved to Campbellford in 2002. After undergraduate and graduate university education in Ottawa, medical training in Toronto and postgraduate medical training at a variety of sites in British Columbia, he practiced in B.C. and Ontario before finding a home in Campbellford with his wife and daughter. He enjoys family time in our beautiful rural setting and the broad range of medical skill one can (and must!) practice in Campbellford. He sees expansion of our Family Health Team and our hospital services as priorities for the future.
Kathy Plue, Registered NurseKathy Plue graduated from the 3 year Nursing Diploma program at Loyalist College in Belleville in 1991. She worked at Campbellford Memorial Hospital for a number of years. Kathy has also worked in hospitals in Honolulu, Hawaii for 7 months and in Naples, Florida for 3 years.
After returning to Ontario she worked part time as a clinical instructor for the RPN program at Loyalist College for 3-4 years.
Kathy now works at Trent Hill Family Health team's satellite clinic in Warkworth since 2009 and worked at Hastings site from 2001-2010. Kathy previously worked part time at the Warkworth Community Nursing Home for 10 years.
Kathy lives in Peterborough with her husband and two children.
Dr. Neil PritchardDr. Pritchard is a graduate of Queen’s University Medical School.
In the military for over 30 years, he served two tours of duty as a peacekeeper with the United Nations, a Resuscitation Officer in the first Gulf War and as a commander of the CAF Resuscitation unit in Afghanistan. For the final four years of service, he was a Medical Officer and Wing Surgeon based at the Canadian Armed Forces Base in Trenton.
As well, Neil practiced family medicine for over 15 years in upstate New York.
After returning from Afghanistan, he worked the occasional shift in Campbellford Memorial Hospital Emergency Department. Neil joined the Trent Hills Family Health Team in May 2010.
Carole Robichaud, Nurse PractitionerCarole Robichaud was born and raised in Shawinigan, Quebec, which explains her French accent. She moved to Montreal in 1979 and graduated from the Nursing Sciences Program at the University of Montreal in 1982. She has worked in different fields of nursing, including general surgery, labour and delivery and emergency.
She completed the Nurse Practitioner Program with the University of Ottawa in 2002 with the precious support of her husband and her five children. She returned to school and graduated 2012 with her Master’s degree. She has been working part time with THFHT since 2006 and is proud to be a part of this wonderful team.
Tara Rogers, Registered NurseTara graduated as a Registered Nurse in 1995. Growing up in a family full of Registered Nurses seemed to help make my career choice rather easy.
Tara has worked at Hillside Family Medicine, now Trent Hills Family Health Team for twenty years. She is presently the Program Lead for the Anti-Coagulation Program, Spirometry and Holter Monitor. Tara is also actively involved in the Cervical Screening Program. Tara has a keen interest in COPD and ASTHMA.
Tara feels blessed to have such a wonderful job and great people to work with.
Glenda Tanner, Registered NurseGlenda has been married for 39 years and has been an RN for the past 37 years. She moved back to Campbellford in 1988 having lived in Oakville previously. Glenda worked as a visiting nurse and nurse manager with the Victoria Order of Nurses prior to her employment at Hillside Family Medicine which is now the Trent Hills Family Health Team. She has two grown children and four grandchildren.
At the Trent Hills Family Health Team Glenda sits on the Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee and the Management Committee. She is the lead RN for the Cervical Screening Program. There have been many changes in nurses roles since the initiation of programs and services for our patients. She has found the new roles to both challenging and rewarding.
Dr. Paul WilliamsDr. Williams was born and raised in the Montreal area. He did his undergraduate and Master’s degrees in exercise physiology at Concordia University where he met his wife who was doing a Masters in Exercise Science. He studied medicine and did his Family Medicine residency in Toronto. During his residency he came to Campbellford for a two-month rotation and fell in love with the community. The combination of hospital and office practice, along with great colleagues and staff, was exactly what he was looking for in a practice. He and his wife moved to Campbellford in 2000 and they couldn’t be happier. They’re now raising two daughters here and plan on staying for a long time.
Paul is a preceptor with the University of Toronto teaching practice in Campbellford.
Stephanie WilsonStephanie, originally from the Toronto Area, graduated from Queen’s University, Kinston with a Bachelor of Science in biology and Psychology. Her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy is from the University of Ottawa. Stephanie’s extensive experience in the field of Social Services and Counseling ranges from case management at Children’s Mental Health Services and the Children’s Aid Society to marriage and family counseling in private practice and as an instructor in the social service worker program at Loyalist College.
Stephanie is new to practice in the Campbellford area but is enjoying the beauty of the area and the warmth of patients and staff at Trent Hills Family Health Team.
Jing ZhangBorn in Northern China, Jing immigrated with her family to Canada in 2004. She studied at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at University of Toronto, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (Honours) in 2011. After graduation, Jing came to Campbellford as an intern. She enjoyed the team and the work and decided to stay.
Jing is currently involved in the family health’s team smoking cessation program. She reviews medications for patients, educates them about proper use of medications and makes recommendations to clinicians. As well as providing drug information to the clinicians, Jing is responsible for organizing continuous education events for clinicians.
In addition to her duties at THFHT, Jing works at Campbellford Memorial Hospital as a clinical pharmacist.