Georgian Bay Cycle for Hope rolling into region

Cycle for Hope 2022

The Georgian Bay Cycle for Hope, a one-day fundraiser in support of the Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre in Penetanguishene, is coming up on Aug. 20. The 11th year for this annual fundraiser marks the first time it has been a live, in-person event since 2019. It has a new name, along with a few […]

Behavioural Support Transition Unit opens at Georgian Village

Georgian Village

The County of Simcoe and the Georgian Village campus of care are pleased to announce the opening of the new Behavioural Support Transition Unit (BSTU) as an addition to its offerings at Georgian Manor in Penetanguishene. Georgian Manor also hosts respite and convalescent care support in addition to long-term care services. The first patient was […]

Paramedics from across the Region receive Governor General’s EMS Exemplary Service Medal

County of Simcoe Paramedics

24 Paramedics from across the District of Muskoka, County of Simcoe and the Chippewas of Rama First Nation were awarded the Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medals, recognizing their years of exceptional service. The Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon was represented by Lt. Col Jean-Martin Brault from Canadian Forces […]

Georgian Bay General Hospital launches new patient portal

My Health Care Portal - GBGH

Four local hospitals have launched a new patient portal, aptly named my health care, allowing patients to become more actively engaged in their own healthcare journey. Patients who receive care at Collingwood General and Marine Hospital (CGMH – Collingwood), Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH – Midland), Headwaters Health Care Centre (HHCC – Orangeville) and Royal […]

GBGH exploring innovative ways to bring appropriate care to the community

Georgian Bay General Hospital logo

Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) has partnered with Rocket Doctor to trial a new service giving patients an alternative option to the Emergency department (ED), while still providing access to appropriate health services. People visiting GBGH’s ED or consulting the hospital’s website will be made aware of other alternatives, such as using Rocket Doctor’s virtual […]

Waypoint welcomes two new members to the Board of Directors

Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors. The hospital welcomes Jill Tettmann, President and CEO of the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, and Morana Bakula, Executive Vice President, Design & Experience Management at Bond Brand Loyalty to serve on the board. The new […]

GBGH appoints interim president and CEO

Georgian Bay General Hospital logo

The Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) Board of Directors has appointed Matthew Lawson as the interim president and CEO of the organization, effective June 24, 2022. Since joining GBGH in June 2021, Lawson has served as the executive vice president (EVP) of Corporate Services and chief financial officer. Lawson’s appointment follows the resignation of Gail […]

GBGH officially opens new dialysis site in Midland

Georgian Bay General Hospital logo

Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) officially opened its new Dialysis unit today during a small ceremony held at the Midland site (611 Prospect Boulevard). Formerly provided at the hospital’s Penetanguishene site, Dialysis services were permanently relocated to Midland in February 2022 after a four-year approval and construction process. The new site is bright and modern […]

Chigamik Community Health Centre Announces New Executive Director

Chigamik Community Health Centre

The Board of Directors is excited to announce the hiring of Suzanne Marchand as the new Executive Director of Chigamik. Suzanne comes to us with 15 years of experience working at various community organizations in a bilingual, senior leadership capacity. Most recently Suzanne held the position of Vice President of Human Resources at Kerry’s Place […]