Offering high-quality health services to Haldimand and surrounding areas
The West Haldimand General Hospital is a small rural community hospital located at 75 Parkview Rd, in the town of Hagersville, which provides basic hospital and health care services to the people of Hagersville, Caledonia, Jarvis, Townsend, Cayuga, Fisherville, Selkirk, Nanticoke, the Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.
As a 23-bed hospital, we focus daily on improving the quality of care for the patient and family experience. We are a community of approximately of 330 staff, physicians, and volunteers that provides exceptional care in several areas including 24/7 Emergency Department Care, Day Surgery, Acute Care, Physiotherapy, Diagnostic Imaging and various specialty clinics.
WHGH is one of the first hospitals to pursue creating innovative partnerships. The results of our efforts are increased efficiencies and reduced costs. At the present time, we are successfully partnering with Norfolk General Hospital and Hamilton Health Sciences.
West Haldimand General Hospital opened in March of 1964 and was expanded with the addition of the third floor in 1967 and the Health Care Centre in 1984.
Programs and services are provided under the criteria established and funded by the Ministry of Health and as determined by the Hospital Board of Governors.
WHGH By the Numbers — 2020-21
- Number of Emergency Department visits: 12,275
- Number of active physicians: 7
- Number of courtesy physicians: 24
- Number of courtesy Radiologists: 54
- Number of staff: 232
- Number of hospital volunteers: 95
- Outpatient Physio Visits: 445
- Number of hospital beds: 23
- Number of day surgeries completed: 1,311
- Inpatient Discharges: 447
- Lab tests: 59,422
- ECGs: 1,769
- X-Rays: 7,758
- Mammography: 769
- Ultrasounds: 2,649
- Lost-time injuries: 0
- COVID-19 Assessment Centre (swabs) 16,292
Many of our services were affected in 2020/21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.