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New Process for Forms
The Centre for Family Medicine has implemented
a new process for forms. Please review
the information below so you are aware of what is expected of you. Thank you
for your co-operation in this matter.
Instructions for Forms
If you have a form for your doctor to complete, please provide two
copies of the form:
One copy where you complete your
portion of the form only (e.g., your contact information,
signature, etc.) but leave the rest of the fields blank.
One copy where you complete all
sections of the form (including fields that are to be completed by your doctor).
Pretend you are the doctor completing the form and write, to the
best of your ability, all the details you would like to see included.
Your doctor will use your completed draft to guide the completion
of the final version of the form that will be submitted.
Why does the doctor require me to provide two versions of the
It helps ensure the form includes accurate and detailed information.
It increases the likelihood the form/request (leave of absence,
disability insurance, tax credit, etc.) will be approved.
Many forms are not covered by OHIP or a private insurance
provider. The patient-completed copy can save the doctor time, which translates
to a lower cost to the patient.
Additionally, it can save the patient time, minimizing
back-and-forth exchanges between the patient, the doctor and the organization
to which the form is being submitted.
Please drop the forms off at the office or email them to your
In your email, include:
Your full name Date of birth, and The date the forms are due.
Please allow up to 30 days for
the completion of forms. When the form is due on a
shorter timeline, every attempt will be made to complete forms in a timely
fashion. Please note, we require payment
for the Disability Tax Credit form prior to your doctor completing the