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 […]

NSOHT coordinating North Simcoe healthcare

North Simcoe Ontario Health Team

As part of its plan to end hallway health care and build an integrated health care system centred on the needs of patients, the Ontario government in partnership with Ontario Health is announcing eight new Ontario Health Teams located across the province. The province will provide up to $9 million in funding over the 2021-2022 […]

Tay Township continues to support Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation

Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation

Tay Township continued its commitment to local healthcare at its July Council meeting, presenting a $25,000 donation to Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation. The donation is the third installment of a total of $100,000 committed to local healthcare during this council term. Executive Director of Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation Nicole Kraftscik was able to […]