Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre

Description

Situated in Grand Falls-Windsor, in the beautiful Exploits Valley, the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre serves a referral area population of approximately 110,000 people.

The more than 600 staff of this 130-bed facility, during a typical year, will treat 5000 inpatients, assist in 400 deliveries, perform 6,000 operations, and examine 42,000 patients in its Out-Patient/Emergency Department.

The Centre is well equipped with endoscopic investigative equipment, Holter monitoring and stress testing, C.T. Scan, latest in color ultrasound (with dopplar), pulmonary function testing, echocardiography, E.M.G. and E.E.G., etc. It has five operating rooms and one urology suite, a well developed day surgery program and same day admissions. The Centre has very modern obstetrical and nursery suites as well as an ICU/CCU department.

Additional services available at Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre include: 24 hour emergency department; same-day admissions program, medicine, mental health, obstetrics/gynecology, paediatric, and surgery units; ambulatory clinics; hemodialysis program; dialysis, speech language pathology and audiology services; psychology services; social work services; rehabilitative services; otolaryngology (ear/nose/throat) services; diabetic clinics; laboratory and diagnostic imaging; clinical dietitians services; bone density program; hostel; and the Central Newfoundland Hospital Auxiliary.

The Centre is staffed by forty-five (45) physicians, twenty-six (26) are specialists representing Anaesthesia, Dermatology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology and Radiology, Psychiatry, Urology, plus, sixteen (16) General Practitioners and four (4) Emergency Room Physicians. Visiting specialists represent nephrology, oncology, orthopaedics, and paediatric cardiology.

The Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre is affiliated with Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Medicine and College of the North Atlantic. Family practice residents do regular rotations in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as electives in other disciplines. The Rehabilitative Services Department is affiliated with Dalhousie University for students of physiotherapy & occupational therapy, as well as being affiliated with Queen`s University for students of physiotherapy.

Contact Number: (709) 292-2450