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Exciting news from Hospital activities as well as reports from the CEO are available and will be updated with new information as it becomes available!

  • CMA wants more federal funds to meet health costs tied to aging population
    9/6/2016

    CMA wants more federal funds to meet health costs tied to aging population The Globe and Mail Ottawa should provide a financial 'top-up' to help provinces and territories deal with the additional health costs caused by an aging population, the president of the Canadian Medical Association says. At least ...

  • Support Services Dedication Week
    9/6/2016

    Geraldton District Hospital has a dedicated work week throughout the year for all departments, in appreciation of all the work that they do. The week of September 19 – 23, 2016 is dedicated to all Support Services which includes: Cooks Food Service Aides Housekeeping Aides Laundry Aides Maintenance ...

  • Ontario launching pilot project for rural health hubs
    8/23/2016

    Ontario launching pilot project for rural health hubs Elliot Lake Standard - Thu Aug 18 2016 Byline: Kevin Mc Sheffrey The newly renamed North Shore Health Network, formerly the Blind River District Health Centre, will get a share of provincial funding for a new pilot project for rural health hubs. As part ...

  • Message from the CEO GDH July 2016
    7/27/2016

    Message from the CEO GDH July 2016 Year End Summary (April 1, 2015-March 31, 2016) Geraldton District Hospital (GDH) is a fully accredited health care organization committed to providing high quality services to residents of Greenstone (Geraldton, Longlac, Nakina, Beardmore, Caramat) and surrounding First Nations ...

  • CEO Update July 2016
    7/6/2016

    July 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Corporation Eleven members of the Geraldton District Hospital Corporation attended the Annual General Meeting held at the Northern Horizon Health Centre in Geraldton on Monday, June 20, 2016. Reports were received from Jamie McPherson, Chair, Lucy Bonanno, CEO, Dr. Laine, Chief ...

  • CEO Update June 20 2016
    6/20/2016

    June 20, 2016 Geraldton District Hospital On June 16 th the knitting club of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School generously donated a blanket to Geraldton District Hospital (GDH), for our patients in the Chemotherapy Treatment Room. This is a wonderful gift that our patients appreciate and will be put to good use. I want ...

  • Message from the CEO GDH June 2016
    6/8/2016

    Message from the CEO GDH June 2016 From Ms. Candice Bottle, Social Worker, GDH: I would like to share the SUCCESS of the Annual Hike for Hospice event, which took place on May 28, 2016. This year we were able to raise approximately $10,000.00. Thanks to everyone who participated, donated and supported Hospice NW through ...

  • Physician-assisted death in Ontario comes with a legal caveat
    6/8/2016

    Physician-assisted death in Ontario comes with a legal caveat CBC.CA News - Mon Jun 6 2016 Byline:CBC News After Monday, June 6, 2016, doctors can no longer be prosecuted for helping a Canadian who is suffering from a 'grievous and irremediable' illness to die. The deadline came from the Supreme Court of Canada, which told ...

  • National Nurses Week
    5/10/2016

    National Nurses Week May 9 – 15, 2016 Geraldton District Hospital would like to recognize our talented, dedicated nursing staff during Nurses Week. We appreciate our nurses for the excellent care they provide during each shift they work, 365 days a year. From the nurses in the Acute Care Department and Emergency Department, ...

  • Thunder Bay plans services for pregnant women, new moms with addictions
    4/27/2016

    Thunder Bay plans services for pregnant women, new moms with addictions Published : April 26th, 2016 Byline : CBC News Section : Thunder Bay Pregnant women and new mothers struggling with addictions are the focus of a new strategy being developed by health and social service providers in Thunder Bay, Ont. Statistics from 2014 show ...

  • Trudeau government needs to start enforcing Canada Health Act; Violations of the Canada Health Act a
    4/27/2016

    Trudeau government needs to start enforcing Canada Health Act; Violations of the Canada Health Act are on the rise Brooks Weekend Regional Published: April 7th, 2016 Byline: Ryan Meili Extra-billing in Ontario, private MRIs in Saskatchewan and user fees in Quebec: violations of the Canada Health Act are on the rise across the country. ...

  • Message from the CEO GDH April 2016
    4/25/2016

    Message from the CEO GDH April 2016 National Volunteer Appreciation Week April 10 th to 16 th Volunteers are the Roots of Strong Communities The Geraldton District Hospital hosted the annual Volunteer Appreciation Social on Monday April 11, 2016, at which time the Volunteers’ Tree of Life Recognition Awards were presented. The Volunteers’ ...