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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!

  • New Family Physician

    Dr. Andrew Hamilton joined the Geraldton Medical Group as a permanent full-time family physician, effective September 19, 2012. He completed his Medical Degree at Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine in Nova Scotia and his Family Medicine Residency at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Edward ...

  • Hospital staff, local EMS and Fire Department staff participate in hospital CBRN training

    In 2005, the Ministry of Health & Long Term Care provided all hospitals in Ontario with equipment, supplies and training to enhance their ability to respond to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) emergencies. The hospital’s Incident Management System Committee recently updated ...

  • Geraldton District Hospital Board Approves 2012-2013 Operating Budget

    June 2012 Each year the Geraldton District Hospital formulates an operating budget that determines the day-to-day operations of the Hospital. This budget is formally called the Hospital Annual Planning Submission and must be in a balanced or surplus position, as mandated by the government. Last year the government ...

  • Board of Directors Approved 2012/2013 Capital Budget

    The Annual Capital Budget planning process commenced four months ago. At that time, managers consulted with their staff regarding departmental equipment and renovation needs. Quotes and estimates were obtained and all items were prioritized. The Board has subsequently reviewed the extensive list and has granted final ...

  • Annual General Meeting and Nomination Process

    May 9, 2012 This years Annual General Meeting of the Corporation of Geraldton District Hospital will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Northern Horizon Health Center. Individuals interested in becoming a Board member must follow Article 4.7 “Nomination Procedure for Election of Directors”. ...

  • New Family Physician

    January 2012 Dr. Vincenzo Susini joined the Geraldton Medical Group as a permanent full-time family physician, effective January 23, 2012. Dr. Susini will be providing medical services at the Geraldton and Nakina clinics, as well as sharing inpatient, emergency and obstetrical duties at the Hospital. Dr. Susini completed ...

  • Accessibility Plan 2011-2012 Available

    The Geraldton District Hospital Accessibility Plan September 2011-2012 is available in every department at the Hospital. For more information or to obtain a copy please contact Sylvie Duranceau at 854-4206. The general public is encouraged to advise the Hosptial of any barriers encountered or identified while accessing our ...

  • Influenza Season

    Another influenza season is upon us. The Geraldton District Hospital is obligated to protect its patients and residents. If you are sick, please DO NOT visit patients in the Hospital or residents in the Long-Term Care unit. Being sick includes, but is not limited to, the following symptoms: Fever Aching muscles and joints Cough ...

  • Geraldton District Hospital Board Approves 2011-2012 Operating Budget

    Each year the Geraldton District Hospital (GDH) formulates an operating budget that helps determine the day-to-day operations of the Hospital. This budget is formally called the Hospital Annual Planning Submission (HAPS) and must be in a balanced or surplus position, as mandated by the government. In mid-August 2011, the North West ...

  • Geraldton District Hospital Receives Support for Green Energy Audit

    Kurt Pristanski (left) and David Stenlund (centre) receive a cheque from Tim Pagée, Account Manager at Union Gas. With support of the Ontario government through the OntarioBuys Initiative, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) has established the Green Energy Champion Fund (GHCF) to help Ontario hospitals improve their environmental ...

  • Annual General Meeting of the Corporation

    July 6, 2011 13 members of the Geraldton District Hospital Corporation attended the Annual General Meeting held at the Northern Horizon Health Centre in Geraldton on Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Reports were received from Dick Mannisto, Chair, Kurt Pristanski, CEO, Dr. Laine, Chief of Medical Staff, Dorothy Friske, Auxiliary President and Deanna ...

  • Quality Improvement Plan

    Last year, the new Excellent Care for All Act mandated all hospitals in Ontario to produce an annual Quality Improvement Plan (QIP). Most hospitals, including Geraldton District Hospital (GDH) have had a Plan for many years. The new mandate ensures that Plans are consistent and contain certain requirements, such as: Annual improvement targets ...