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Programs & Services

Outpatient Programs

We offer a variety of programs not requiring overnight hospitalization. The programs include a chemotherapy clinic, clinical nutrition, specialty clinics and telemedicine services.

 

Telemedicine

Location

Located on the upper floor close to the finance offices are two telemedicine studios. 

Hours

Monday - Friday,  8:00am - 4:00pm

Some appointments are scheduled outside of these hours.

Feedback

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Contact

Address:

Telemedicine Coordinators:
Sally Ten Hoeve & Julie Poulin

Phone:

Phone:
807-854-1862 ext. 254

Fax:

Fax:
807-854-4211

 

Ontario Telemedicine Network

By electronically transporting medical specialists in distant communities via two-way television, most patients can be assessed by videoconferencing as if they had just travelled hundreds of km or more to their specialist’s office.

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Patient Information

  • You will be contacted by an OTN Coordinator who will arrange your telemedicine appointment.
  • You are NOT required to reqister in the Emergency Department.
Telemedicine Room

Please bring to your appointments

  • A current list of medications you take daily including any over the counter medications and/or vitamins/supplements.
  • A list of any allergies you may have!
  • Your Health card.
  • The telemedicine coordinator is present to complete any protocols requested by your physician prior to your appointment.
  • We are there to advocate for you during your appointment.
  • Bilingual services can be arranged if requested prior to your appointment.

 

Links

 

Telehealth

Please remember that your telemedicine coordinator is different than the Telehealth Nurse who can be accessed for medical advice at: 1-866- 797-0000.

Chemotherapy Program

Adjacent to our Emergency Department is our chemotherapy unit that is staffed by our specially trained nurses.  Working in collaboration with the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Center Oncology Department, Geraldton District Hospital provides on-going systemic treatment, based on chemotherapy regimes ordered by the patient’s oncologist.

Educational pamphlets, tapes and/or CD are offered on request.  

Visit the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center website.

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Specialty Programs (remicaid, venofer, HLinks, entyvio)

Geraldton District Hospital Specialty Programs are outpatient services, located in the Emergency Department, in which Registered Nurses provide treatment, and/or management of health conditions not generally part of family practice care.  This includes Remicade, Venofer, and Entyvio infusions, as well as Health Links consultations.