A Family Practice Network, or FPN, provides a mechanism through which a physician group can address common practice and patient needs, have a collective voice on issues facing family practice, and address local population health needs, in coordination with the Regional Health Authority (RHA). The FPN structure is a physician-led, non-profit organization.
The Long Range FPN was formed in mid-2018 and represents participating family physicians in Western Newfoundland. The name represents our vision for the FPN, referring to the Long Range Mountains and symbolizing a long-term vision for family practice renewal.
Western NL family physicians, committed to innovation and collaboration, in providing excellent quality care and in enhancing professional satisfaction of our members.
Western NL family physicians, patients, and other primary health care providers, working together for an effective and sustainable system.
Long Range FPN Board
Dr. Paula Cooper – Chair (Corner Brook)
Dr. Nicola Penney – Vice-Chair (Corner Brook)
Dr. Amy Pieroway – Treasurer (Corner Brook)
Dr. Shanda Slipp (Corner Brook)
Dr. Tyler Brown (Corner Brook)
Dr. Mark Smallwood (Corner Brook)
Dr. Chris Whitten (Corner Brook)
Dr. Nicola Penney (Corner Brook)
Dr. David Blecher (Port Aux Basques)
Dr. Sheila Lewis (Stephenville)