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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!

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Foot Care for Seniors Program Notice April 2016
    4/25/2016

    NOTICE Foot Care for Seniors Program The Foot Care for Seniors Program offered through the Geraldton District Hospital is currently provided by Mrs. Beverly Kolody, who will be retiring at the end of June. At this time, we are unable to take any follow-up appointments or new referrals for this program. The ...

  • Queen's Park Healthcare_April 2016
    4/11/2016

    Queen’s Park All eyes on health care; Only by working together can the system be fixed The Hamilton Spectator Published : March 28th, 2016 Behind closed doors at Queen’s Park, Health Minister Eric Hoskins and a team of senior bureaucrats are preparing to unveil a massive reform of the health-care ...

  • Changes coming for pharmacists, increased authority to immunize
    4/11/2016

    Changes coming for pharmacists, increased authority to immunize Cambridge Times Published : April 3rd, 2016 Byline : Lisa Rutledge CAMBRIDGE - Pharmacists will soon be able to give travel vaccine injections, as well as a handful of other immunizations, as part of a government effort to make health care more accessible ...

  • Toronto officials issue fentanyl alert_April 2016
    4/11/2016

    Toronto officials issue fentanyl alert The Globe and Mail Published : March 30th, 2016 Byline : KAREN HOWLETT Public health officials in Toronto are raising the alarm for the second time in recent weeks about the risks associated with fentanyl after reports of a spike in fatal overdoses. Toronto Public Health issued an ...

  • Message from GDH CEO
    3/14/2016

    Message from GDH CEO March 2016 I would like to begin by thanking our Hospital Auxiliary. This past weekend, March 5, 2016, the annual Penny Auction was held at the Robert Frost Legion. The Auxiliary volunteers worked tirelessly to organize this large event. Between the baked goods and prizes, it was a resounding success. ...

  • Board Member Resigns
    3/3/2016

    Geraldton District Hospital Retiring Board Member Receives Gift from Board Chair on March 1, 2016 Shirley Tyance resigned from the Board of Directors at Geraldton District Hospital after serving 4 ½ years. Shirley receives a gift from Jamie McPherson, Board Chair on behalf of the Board of Directors and the hospital ...

  • GDH QI Community Meeting
    2/29/2016

    Geraldton District Hospital Quality Improvement Community Meeting Improving quality of care in your community The Geraldton District Hospital would like to invite patients and their families to provide their input on quality initiatives that the Hospital is pursuing over the next year. Each year the Hospital develops a Quality ...