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Wingham and District Hospital

For information on physician recruitment, visit www.docs2wingham.com.

The Wingham and District Hospital is a modern, progressive acute care facility providing medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, chronic and rehabilitation bed and other services, including 24-hour emergency coverage.  Hospital services include:

  • Modern emergency department with 24-hour on-call coverage
  • Rehabilitation department including kinesiology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology and social services
  • Over twenty specialist clinics held on a regular basis to provide local service
  • Affiliation with London Regional Cancer Centre enabling chemotherapy treatment to be provided locally
  • Many community health related education programs
  • Hospital based ambulance service providing paramedic services including defibrillation
  • Access to Medivac system with airport.  Emergency air ambulance service available.
  • Web site - www.lwha.ca

Contact: Karl Ellis, C.E.O., 519-357-3210

Physicians:
  • Five family physician practices, a resident surgeon and two anesthetists
  • Actively seeking additional family physicians through a formal health professionals recruitment committee
Medical Clinic
  • A modern medical clinic (October 1999) is operating in a building attached to the hospital.  The clinic is designed to provide accommodation for seven family physicians.
Other Health Services
  • Full service Dental, Optometry, Physiotherapy, and Chiropractic clinics are located in the municipality.