Georgian Bay General Hospital is a 116-bed hospital with two sites located in the municipalities of Midland and Penetanguishene. GBGH serves a catchment area that includes the communities of Midland, Penetanguishene, Township of Tiny, Township of Tay, Christian Island, Georgian Bay Township and Springwater Township.
The Penetanguishene site is where our 32-bed regional complex continuing care unit serving patients from Simcoe and Muskoka, palliative care is housed along with a 15-bed regional rehabilitation program and an 8-station dialysis unit.
The Midland site, services include 24-hour emergency department, inpatient medicine, obstetrics, general surgery, outpatient day surgery, diagnostic imaging (radiology, ultrasound, and CT scan), pharmacy, respiratory therapy, in-patient physiotherapy, and ambulatory care. The Midland site is also home to a 36-bed interim long-term care unit.
For more information contact Georgian Bay General Hospital at (705) 526-1300.
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is a fully accredited 301-bed psychiatric hospital located on the shores of Georgian Bay in the Town of Penetanguishene, approximately 150 km north of Toronto. It has operated as a psychiatric hospital since 1904 and on December 15, 2008 was divested from the Province of Ontario to a public hospital corporation. Waypoint is sponsored by the Catholic Health Corporation of Ontario, which is a health care sponsoring agency of the Catholic Church.
Waypoint provides an extensive range of both acute and longer-term psychiatric inpatient and outpatient services to Simcoe County, Dufferin County and Muskoka/Parry Sound. In addition, Waypoint provides the province’s only maximum secure forensic hospital for clients served by both the mental health and justice systems. The hospital is recognized for the provision of exceptional care to those most needing mental health services, research of severe behaviours associated with mental illness and for its contributions to the understanding of mental illness.
Waypoint has a clear focus on education and research. Each year, the facility hosts several educational events. The Waypoint Research Department is formally affiliated with the University of Toronto and is internationally recognized for its contributions to scientific knowledge on violence, and the assessment and treatment of mental disorders.
For more information contact Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care at 705-549-3181.
Centre de santé communautaire / CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre, (CHIGAMIK (CHEE gah mick) is an organization and a place where all members of our communities are welcome and where our services reflect the diversity of our broader community.
It is where clients and community members have access to culturally-relevant, holistic programs and services in a respectful and inclusive place. The facility assists in equiping our communities in achieving optimal health and well-being through awareness, health promotion and illness prevention. Programs and services in both official languages: English and French.
For more information contact CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre at 705-527-4154.
The Southern Georgian Bay Physician Recruitment Program is a community led and volunteer driven community task force dedicated to bring new doctors to the Midland/Penetanguishene area so everyone has a family doctor. As well, our goal is to assist established physicians plan for any reduction of hours or retirement so no patients become orphaned.