January 19, 2009
Assessment Centre Update
Due to a surge in volumes for COVID-19 testing, Assessment Centres are now prioritizing testing for people who have:
- COVID-19 symptoms.
- Been referred by public health due to close contact with a confirmed case.
- Been referred by a health care professional or need to meet Ministry guidelines.
- All others are strongly encouraged to make an appointment.
The COVID Assessment Centre can be reached at 905 768 3311 x1113
Hours of Operation: 8:30am - 5:30pm 7 Days a week
COVID-19 Update – November 17, 2020
Outpatient clinics and services are open
West Haldimand General Hospital continues to safely ramp up our Clinics and Surgical Procedures affected by the COVID 19 pandemic. All clinics and programs have resumed providing services to the communities we serve. Our Emergency Department continues to be open 24/7.
We encourage community members to continue with any scheduled appointments, procedures and clinics. Screening and preventative care are key components of health and wellbeing during these challenging times.
The safety of our patients, staff and community is paramount. The hospital is following guidelines provided by Public Health and Infection and Prevention Control Canada (IPAC). Initiatives are focused on limiting the potential spread of the infection. Everyone entering the hospital is screened, visitor access is restricted and staffs are wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment.
West Haldimand General Hospital continues to focus on providing safe quality healthcare close to home.
CEO RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT
The Board of Directors of NGH, NHNH and WHGH are delighted to announce that the search for our CEO has been successful. Ms Lucy Bonanno, RRT, MA, MBA, CAE, CHE, will be joining us in August.
Lucy has over twenty years of experience working in health care and leading complex system transformation initiatives in rural and smaller community settings. She has led many system-level initiatives within Ontario that span the continuum of care.
For the past 5 years Lucy has held the position of CEO of Geraldton District Hospital, overseeing the hospital, inclusive of a long -term care wing and primary care clinics for regional health for those facing barriers. She is also responsible for regional pharmacy services, regional transportation programs, and the advancement of community level integrations that support local health hubs in her region.
Lucy is a Certified Health Executive with a Master of Business Administration in Executive Management and a Master of Arts in Leadership. She started her career as a Registered Respiratory Therapist before moving into leadership and holding the following positions; National Director – Clinical Programs, Osteoporosis Canada, Executive Director – Scarborough Academic Family Health Team, Scarborough Hospital, Director – Emergency, Critical Care & Access Portfolio, Sault Area Hospital, Executive Director – Summerville Academic Family Health Team, Senior Director – Patient Care, Hotel Dieu Hospital.
Lucy also currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (Laurentian University & Lakehead University), Lymphoma Canada, and a sub-committee of the Board of Directors of the OHA as well as being a member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders, Canadian Society of Association Executives and the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario.
When she is not working, Lucy enjoys spending time with her husband and family, along with having a love for animals. Her husband and children are now well aware, that Lucy will suddenly show up with an animal that requires help and they quickly become members of the family.
Please join us in welcoming Lucy to NGH, NHNH and WHGH! She will be with us on August 31st.
Welcome to WHGH
On behalf of the staff, physicians and volunteers, welcome. Whether you're a patient or a visitor, we pride ourselves in offering a range of high quality health services to the people living in Haldimand and surrounding areas.
As a patient and family centred hospital, we operate as a primary care facility in partnership with other health care providers and community agencies to provide active inpatient and outpatient services to our catchment area and beyond.
We are committed to providing the highest standards of quality care to all of our patients, families and visitors. We are also committed to making sure your stay or visit is pleasant and comfortable. Our Mission is ensure access to quality health care for everyone who enters our doors.