Improving Access to Primary Care Services

  • Research that supports improvements in care and service delivery methods related to: chronic disease, communicable diseases, seniors care, addictions, child and family services, early childhood development, and mental health.
  • Research that supports the safe delivery of quality primary care service delivery structures/models in rural and remote locations with small populations.
  • Research that supports enhanced communication between health care professionals and patients to maximize patient participation in decision-making and improved patient experiences and outcomes.
  • Research that supports innovation in service delivery and scaling up proven innovation (knowledge translation and dissemination).

This priority is identified in the Government of the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Research Agenda