Dufferin County is currently in need of 7 FTE family physicians. Orangeville is seeking 3 FTE’s, and Shelburne is seeking 4 FTE’s. The latter community is deemed underserviced and is eligible for Northern and Rural Recruitment and Retention grants. With the exception of one clinic of 2 family physicians, and 2 other family physicians working independently, the remaining 19 family physicians are associated within the Dufferin Area Family Health Team.
Headwaters Health Care Centre, the 87 bed hospital in Orangeville, offers a wide scope of specialist services and is currently seeking a paediatrician. Headwaters is continually recruiting physicians to staff the emergency department.