Sinclair Wins Gold!


Dr. Terry Sinclair Health Clinic has been awarded a Gold Rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) Quality Standards Program.

The National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) is the only nonprofit 501c(3)    organization whose mission is solely focused on the issues and needs of the medically
underserved throughout the nation and the more than 1,400 Free and Charitable Clinics and Pharmacies that serve them.

“I am delighted to learn that the Sinclair Health Clinic has received a Gold Rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics. The SHC Board is proud of our dedicated staff and of the leadership provided by our Executive Director, Katrina McClure. We know that our clinic does an excellent job of providing quality healthcare to our community’s medically underserved and are pleased that the NAFC is offering public recognition of that fact through their Gold Star rating of our program,” noted Patricia Simpson, President of the Sinclair Health Clinic Board of Directors.

NAFC Members submit information annually to the NAFC on the various policies and procedures in place to attain their standards rating. NAFC Quality Standards elements include policies and procedures related to the following areas: Administrative, Enhanced Access and Continuity of Care, Identifying and Managing Patient Population information, Planning and Managing Care, Providing Self-Care Support and Community Resources, Tracking and Coordinating Care, and Measuring and Improving Performance.

“Everyone at Sinclair Health Clinic is laser-focused on cutting edge, evidence-based, and patient-centered care. Our pharmacy, clinicians, and volunteer partners work as a team to provide seamless and exceptional care,” stated Katrina McClure, Executive Director of Sinclair Health Clinic.

We are excited to have received this top rating highlighting our commitment to providing quality care for our patients.

We are excited to announce that the SHC has been awarded a grant from the VAFCC of  $130,000, made possible by a $1.5 million donation to VAFCC from Optima Health/Sentara.  The grant provides for funding to help with the transition to Medicaid as well as outreach efforts.

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