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

    ** UPDATED AUGUST 22, 2023 ** Due to insufficient staffing, please be advised of the following temporary Emergency Department closures: The Chesley Emergency Department will be closed: Thursday, August 24 at 5:00 PM reopening Monday, August 28 at 7:00 AM Thursday, August 31 at 5:00 PM, reopening Monday, September 4 at 7:00 AM The Walkerton

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  • Temporary Emergency Department (ED) Closures – Chesley, Durham & Walkerton

    Due to insufficient staffing, please be advised of the following temporary Emergency Department closures: The Chesley Emergency Department will be closed: The Durham Emergency Department will be closed: The Walkerton Emergency Department will be closed: Ambulance by-pass has been undertaken to divert patients to the nearest open ED. Anyone requiring immediate medical attention should call

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  • Walkerton and Kincardine Gate Installation Go-Live & Parking Update

    Over the last several weeks, our Facilities and IT teams have been focusing their efforts on our parking gate replacement project at the Kincardine and Walkerton sites. The new system comes with upgraded features, including new indoor pay stations and debit/credit card payment with a contactless (tap) option. The parking fee for patients and visitors

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  • SBGHC successfully Accredited under the Accreditation Canada Qmentum Program

    We are very pleased to share that SBGHC has been successfully Accredited under the Accreditation Canada Qmentum program. “I want to thank our entire team for your efforts to prepare for our on-site survey at the end of May, and congratulate you on this accomplishment. Accreditation is a continuous quality improvement journey, and so our

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