• New Mammography Machine Coming to SBGHC Kincardine Site

    A new mammography machine will be installed at South Bruce Grey Health Centre’s (SBGHC) Kincardine hospital site this spring.  The new Seno Pristina Digital Mammography System from GE Healthcare, featuring modern technologies that will allow for potential program enhancement, including Tomosynthesis (3D anatomical view) and Contrast Enhanced Mammography (injection of X-ray dye through an IV

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  • SBGHC’s role in larger Ontario Health West Central Intake Project

    Ontario Health West (OH West) Central Intake Project aims to provide equity for CT and MRI accessibility across the OH West region. The project is a significant investment for the healthcare system and is expected to enhance patient access to CT/MRI services, simplify the process for routine booking,  optimize system capacity and enable future modernizations

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  • Welcome Dr. Owen Montpellier!

    We are excited to Welcome Dr. Owen Montpellier as a new member of the SBGHC Physician Team in Kincardine. Dr. Montpellier completed his medical degree at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and then completed his residency in Family Medicine at Western University. Dr. Montpellier has taken over the family practice of Dr. Soong and

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  • SBGHC welcomes two Leap Day babies on February 29th, 2024.

    On February 29th, 2024, our OB team at SBGHC’s Dr. R.J. Creighton Family Birthing Centre was busy welcoming two leap day babies into the world! Proud parents, Emma & James, welcomed baby Georgia, at 12:17pm, weighing in at 8lbs 11oz and 19.5 inches long. Proud parents, Melissa & Sean, welcomed baby Earl, at 12:30pm, weighing

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  • Overnight Emergency Department Closures at South Bruce Grey Health Centre’s Durham Site Beginning March 10

    South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) is committed to providing quality and reliable health care to our patients and community.  Due to nursing shortages, SBGHC will be closing the Durham emergency department (ED) overnight for an extended period. The emergency department at the Durham hospital will be closed overnight, every night, from 5:00 PM to

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  • Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) Now Available at SBGHC Kincardine Site

    We are pleased to share that Brightshores Health System is now operating a RAAM (Rapid Access Addiction Medicine) clinic at South Bruce Grey Health Centre’s Kincardine hospital site every Friday morning in our ambulatory care space.   A RAAM clinic is a low-barrier, walk-in clinic that patients can attend to get help for substance use disorder

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  • Updated Masking Guidelines

    As we enter the fall respiratory virus season, South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) is joining hospitals across the region in adjusting masking guidelines to better reflect the current health and safety risks.   Effective Wednesday, October 4, SBGHC will introduce new masking requirements.   What This Means for You  For patients/visitors:   For staff/physicians:   We would like

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  • Temporary Emergency Department (ED) Closure – Chesley, Durham and Walkerton Hospitals

    Due to insufficient staffing, please be advised of the following temporary Emergency Department closures: The Chesley Emergency Department will be closed: Tuesday, August 29 at 5:00 PM, reopening Thursday, August 31 at 7:00 AM Thursday, August 31 at 5:00 PM, reopening Wednesday, September 6 at 7:00 AM The Walkerton Emergency Department will be closed: Thursday, August 31 at 5:00

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  • Welcome Dr. Kyle Scheuerman!

    We are excited to welcome Dr. Kyle Scheuerman back to our physician team in Walkerton on a permanent basis. Throughout his medical training, Dr. Scheuerman completed learner and resident rotations at our Walkerton site, was appointed the family medicine Chief Resident of Clinic and Policy at the University of Alabama Tuscaloosa in 2022-2023 and brings

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  • Welcome Dr. Ellen Lorenzen!

    We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Ellen Lorenzen as a new member of the SBGHC Physician Team. Dr. Lorenzen recently completed a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, following the completion of a three-year Family Medicine Residency at the University of Alabama. Throughout her residency program, Dr. Lorenzen was appointed Chief Resident Physician in 2021-22. Dr. Lorenzen’s

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