• Kincardine Hospital Redevelopment Project Advances

    The Kincardine hospital redevelopment project has passed another significant milestone with the receipt of approval from the Ministry of Health to advance to Stage 3 of the ministry’s five-stage capital planning process. This approval applies to the first phase of the hospital redevelopment project which includes an expansion and modernization of the Emergency Department, Diagnostic

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  • SBGHC to Reopen Key Services Beginning May 9th

    At a special meeting on April 25th, 2022, South Bruce Grey Health Centre’s (SBGHC) Board of Directors approved a plan to reopen services at both the Walkerton and Chesley hospitals. The amount and type of staffing needed to reopen services has been thoroughly assessed, and with our dedicated staff team, along with the use of

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  • Ministry of Health Approves Kincardine Hospital CT Suite Addition

    The Ministry of Health has provided additional funding support and final approval for South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) to proceed with the construction of a 2,000 square foot addition to the Kincardine hospital to house a new Computed Tomography (CT) scanner. Lisa Thompson, Member of Provincial Parliament for Huron-Bruce, made the announcement at the

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  • SBGHC Launches New Digital Resuscitation Education Program

    SBGHC has launched a new digital resuscitation education program for Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). The Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) program is a digital resuscitation quality improvement program co-developed by the American Heart Association and Laerdal Medical, and is supported and endorsed by the Heart

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  • South West Hospitals to Maintain Masking Requirements

    Hospitals across the South West region have updated their ongoing protections against COVID-19, and confirmed that current masking requirements for all individuals entering their facilities will continue. “Throughout the pandemic, we have, as a system of hospitals been continually assessing what we feel are responsible protections for our patients, our teams, and those visiting our

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  • Recruitment for Board of Directors – March 2022

    South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) is currently accepting applications to fill vacancies on its Board of Directors.  The SBGHC Board is specifically searching for candidates with legal, governance, and health care administration experience, with a commitment to supporting the corporation’s Mission, Vision and Values.  We are looking for community leaders who want to contribute

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  • SBGHC to Begin Gradually Reintroducing Acute Care beds at the Chesley Hospital

    South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) will begin gradually reintroducing acute care beds at the Chesley hospital, as an increasing number of patients designated as Alternate Level of Care (ALC) are being discharged from the Chesley site, creating capacity to admit acute patients.    Prior to December 27th, 2021, the Chesley site of SBGHC contained

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  • Virtual Community Information Session to be Held on Wed. Feb. 23 to Provide Update on Nursing Recruitment and Retention Action Plan

    Virtual Community Information Session – February 23 – Recording Available Here A Virtual Community Information Session will be held on Wed. Feb. 23 at 6:00 PM to provide an update on SBGHC’s Nursing Recruitment and Retention Action Plan. If you have a computer and internet access, you can participate by Zoom video conference, or watch

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  • SBGHC to Resume Non-emergent and Non-urgent Procedures Following Release of Modified Provincial Directive

    On January 5th, 2022, all hospitals across the province were instructed by the Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) to pause all non-emergent and non-urgent surgeries and procedures in order to preserve critical care and human resource capacity across the Ontario health care system.  The purpose of Directive #2 was to allow staff to

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  • SBGHC Actively Working to Restore Services

    South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) is actively working to restore services in the Walkerton and Chesley hospitals following a reduction of services implemented in December 2021 due to nursing staff shortages.   As of December 27th, 2021, the Walkerton hospital Emergency Department (ED) has been closed overnight from 8:00 PM to 8:00 AM, operating

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