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Programs & Services

Northshore District Laboratory Program

The Geraldton District Hospital is part of a regional laboratory program, along with Nipigon, Terrace Bay, Manitouwadge, Marathonm and Wawa, called the Northshore District Laboratory Program (NDLP). 


We will evaluate and continually improve the effectiveness of service

We will ensure we are accessible and open to our communities by responding to their health care needs

Honesty and openness are fundamental to our team building and performance.

We will demonstrate Life-long learning

We will promote an environment that encourages innovative thinking

We will maximize the effective use of resources


Six laboratories, one common goal.

At the Northshore District Laboratory Program, the range of skills, proud histories and reputations of all members, unite to achieve exceptional laboratory service.





Geraldton District Hospital

The Geraldton District Hospital is a full accredited multi-care facility serving the approximately 6000 residents of the Greenstone catchment area (Geraldton, Longlac, Nakina, Beardmore, Caramat and First Nations communities). The hospital was constructed in 1963 with extensive renovations in 1989 to long term care, laboratory and the pharmacy. A heliport was added in 1986.

The hospital has 23 acute care beds including: monitored cardiac care beds, a Hospice care suite, 2 pediatric beds as well as 26 long term care beds. The hospital also has a 24 hour emergency department staffed with dedicated emergency nurses.


Manitouwadge Health

Manitouwadge General Hospital is located in Manitouwadge, north of the north shore of Lake Superior. The town is 54 km off the Trans Canada highway, 400 km east of Thunder Bay and 400 km west of Sault Ste Marie

Constructed to replace their existing outdated hospital, this facility was designed as a health centre for the entire community, housing not only the hospital, but several other specialized health care services.

Santé Manitouwadge Health is situated so that most of the patient rooms have a great view of Lake Manitouwadge and the hills beyond. The north wings house nine private patient care rooms and nine long term care rooms, with some rooms designated for pediatrics, palliative care, isolation and patient lounges. 


Nipigon District Memorial Hospital

Nipigon District Memorial Hospital is a 37 bed facility providing health care and wellness promotion services to the residents of the Nipigon catchment area.  The Hospital provides services through in-patient and out-patient programs originating from its central site in the town ofNipigon.  The Hospital site has 15 acute care beds, 15 long term care beds, and seven chronic care beds – one of which is a short-stay respite bed.  

The Hospital provides inpatient acute care, long term and chronic care services,  24 hour emergency services including emergency labour and delivery,  cardiac care including telemetry, rehab and stress testing, palliative care, medical day care, diagnostic services (laboratory, radiography, ultrasound, pulmonary function testing),  rehab services including [physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietician,  diabetes outreach services, foot care, cancer care (in partnership with the Regional Cancer Program); and  specialist clinics and services – both on-site and via the Ontario Telemedicine Network.


North of Superior Health Care Group - Marathon

The North of Superior Healthcare Group is a three site facility including Wilson Memorial General Hospital located in Marathon, ON, and The McCausland Hospital and Wilkes Terrace Long Term Care home located in Terrace Bay, ON, that officially amalgamated on April 1st, 2016.

Wilson Memorial General Hospital was constructed in 1946 as a three storey wooden building. During the year of 1966 the Hospital recognized that the existing building was inadequate to meet their needs. Plans were implemented to provide a totally new hospital at the current location.

Since its opening in 1971, Wilson Memorial General Hospital has served the communities of Marathon, Heron Bay, Pic River First Nation, Pic Mobert First Nation, and White River with excellent medical care. The hospital delivers health services to this catchment area of approximately 7500 people. This high quality of commitment from the medical staff and support staff make our facility first class. Their training, experience and individual skills enable this hospital to meet the challenges the future brings. Great care has been taken to provide efficient service to the public.

Wilson Memorial General Hospital held its Official Grand Opening, marking the end of its renovation project on Wednesday, October 6, 2004.


North of Superior Healthcare Group - Terrace Bay

The North of Superior Healthcare Group is a three site facility including Wilson Memorial General Hospital located in Marathon, ON, and The McCausland Hospital and Wilkes Terrace Long Term Care home located in Terrace Bay, ON, that officially amalgamated on April 1st, 2016.

McCausland Hospital is a modern, fully accredited 45-bed community hospital located in Terrace Bay, Ontario.  Overlooking the shores of Lake Superior, the Hospital services a population of approximately 4,000 residents from the communities of Terrace Bay, Schreiber, Rossport, Jackfish and Pays Plat.   Named for the town's first physician, Dr. Michael McCausland, the present structure was built in 1980.  In May 2011, construction was completed on the 22-bed Long Term Care wing.  With input from the Staff and community, the wing was named Wilkes Terrace in memory of Dr. Keith Wilkes.  Dr. Wilkes was a well-respected Family Physician who dedicated more than 25 years to health care in our communities.


Lady Dunn Health Center (Wawa)

The Lady Dunn Health Centre is located in Wawa, Ontario Canada. Wawa, surrounded by natural beauty, is located on Wawa Lake near Lake Superior. The area appeals to people who enjoy the outdoors and want a safe environment for their children. The LDHC is a new, state of the art, multi-service facility located east of the north shore of Lake Superior. Our catchment area has a population of 5,700. It includes the communities of Dubreuilville, Hawk Junction, Michipicoten First Nation, Michipicoten Township-Wawa, Missanabie, and White River.

The Health Centre includes ten acute care, two respite and sixteen long term care beds.
We operate a 24-hour emergency department, staffed by a Registered Nurse and an on-call Physician.

We also provide a Surgical Program, Diagnostic and Therapeutic services, Obstetrics, Telehealth and a Nurse Practitioner Program.