GBGH, Waypoint get funding boost from province

Two local hospitals are getting a much-needed cash infusion from the province. With an announcement at Georgian Bay General Hospital Thursday, Simcoe North MPP Jill Dunlop unveiled the province will provide GBGH with a 2.8% funding increase for the current fiscal year as part of her government’s commitment to ending “hallway healthcare.” “Every day, Georgian […]

Physician launches new family practice in Penetanguishene

Village Clinic Penetanguishene

There’s a new doctor in town. Dr. Byron Song launched a new family practice at The Village Clinic on March 1, joining Dr. Obi Olisa inside the Georgian Village complex in Penetanguishene. Song is an honours graduate from the University of Toronto, where he earned his bachelor of science and a master of science in […]

Georgian Bay General Hospital receives single largest gift in North Simcoe

Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation

Marco Mancini and the Marco Mancini Family Foundation is making a $5-million transformational gift to improve healthcare for all the residents of North Simcoe. This outstanding gift will provide critical funding to transform the care experience for thousands of patients at Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) in Midland. The Marco Mancini Family Foundation is making […]

GBGH awarded for championing organ and tissue donation

Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation

At a virtual awards ceremony held November 24, Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) was honoured with a Provincial Conversion Rate Award by Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN), Ontario’s organ and tissue donation and transplantation agency. This award recognizes GBGH for its outstanding efforts to integrate organ and tissue donation into quality end-of-life care in […]

Three new family doctors coming to Penetanguishene

Three new family physicians have established a group practice in Penetanguishene. WAVES Family Medicine is located at The Village Clinic, within the Georgian Village complex at 101 Thompson’s Rd. Founded by Dr. Amanda Murdoch, Dr. Julie Caron, and Dr. Adrian Stacy, the new practice hopes to reduce the number of orphaned patients in the region, […]

Midland, Penetanguishene hospitals to receive combined $2.15 million from province

Georgian Bay General Hospital and Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care will be getting a combined $2.15 million from the province to complete critical upgrades and repairs, and tackle urgent maintenance projects. “This vital funding will help out hospitals maintain their infrastructure and ensure a safe and comfortable environment for hospital staff and patients,” said […]

Hospital receives second $20K donation from Tiny Township

Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation

Tiny Township cemented its support for local health care this week with a second donation of $20,000. The presentation was made to Gail Hunt, president and chief executive officer of Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH), and Nicole Kraftscik, executive director of the GBGH Foundation, at the committee-of-the-whole meeting Monday. “You’ve really stepped up and supported […]

Georgian Bay General Hospital gets county funding

Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation

Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) is receiving more than $900,000 from the County of Simcoe to support local healthcare in the Midland, Penetanguishene, Tiny Township, Tay Township, Georgian Bay Township, Springwater Township and Beausoleil First Nation area. The County has pledged nearly $3.16 million to GBGH over 15 years. For the first time since that […]

North Simcoe Health Team gets green light to head into next phase

After over a year of collaboration, the proposed North Simcoe Ontario Health Team (NSOHT) was notified by the government on July 23 that its submission to form an Ontario Health Team (OHT) is one of 17 Ontario Health Teams (OHT) approved to proceed to the next phase of the development process. The NSOHT consists of […]