Hospital Services

Hospital Services

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital provides a range of inpatient and outpatient health care services, including a 24/7 Emergency Department

Hospital Services

Acute Medicine

Care for adult medical patients who are acutely ill and in varying stages of recuperation. Patients on this unit suffer from gastrointestinal disorders, respiratory problems (pneumonia, chronic bronchitis) and cardiovascular disease (stroke, chest pain and heart failure).

Ambulatory Care

Care provided on an outpatient basis, including scheduled procedures and consultations.


Non-invasive diagnostic services, including Echocardiograms, Holter Monitors, Electrocardiograms (ECG), Stress Tests and Arterial Doppler Studies.


Chemotherapy treatments delivered at STEGH allow cancer patients to receive care close to home.

Clinical Nutrition

Nutritional assessment, intervention and education for inpatients and outpatients.

Continuing Care Centre

Temporary care for patients with chronic, complex and multiple non-urgent medical needs who need to stay in hospital for specialized services, rehabilitation, palliative care or transitional care.

Diabetes Education

Assistance for clients with Type 1, Type 2, Pre-Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes.

Diagnostic Imaging

State-of-the-art digital medical imaging that assists physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and injury.

Emergency Department

A full service Emergency Department with specialty teams to meet the unscheduled and emergent needs of the community.

Food Services

Clinical nutrition services for inpatients, as well as Café offerings for outpatients, visitors and staff.

Having a baby at STEGH

STEGH offers a range of clinical services related to pre-pregnancy and pregnancy care, birth and newborn care.

Health Records/Release of Information

Maintaining the confidentiality, accuracy, integrity and quality of patient information.

Home Care

Learn more about how to access care in the home and community.

Infection Control

Monitoring and reducing the risk of infections and adverse events in hospital.

Integrated Stroke Unit

Delivering care, service and support to patients who have experienced a stroke.

Intensive Care Unit

Post-surgical care for adults, medical supportive care for critically ill patients, and cardiac monitoring.

Internal Medicine

Outpatient clinics staffed by doctors who specialize in the care of adult patients with a wide variety of medical conditions.

Laboratory Services

Serving the diagnostic needs of our community through sophisticated testing of specimens and tissues. The Lab provides critical service to hospital patients who require diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of medical conditions.

Medical Device Reprocessing

Responsible for the decontamination, inspection, assembly, packaging and sterilization of medical devices.

Mental Health

A 15-bed unit for inpatients requiring hospitalization up to two weeks, and space for related outpatient programs and services.


Talbot Trail Physiotherapy runs a clinic out of STEGH and offers a range of health care services.


Pharmaceutical services that support a high level of inpatient care and functions to promote safe drug use and rational drug therapy.

Rehabilitation Services

A multi-disciplinary team supports patients to optimize independent function before leaving the hospital. The team works with caregivers and community services to develop a collaborative discharge plan.

Respiratory Home Services

In-home care including Respiratory Medication Delivery, Airway Management, Oxygen Therapy and Sleeping Solutions.

Respiratory Services

Respiratory Therapists monitor, assess and treat patients in hospital who require basic or complex cardio-respiratory care.


A skilled team of nurses, physicians and support staff provide elective and emergency surgical techniques; 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Women & Children's

Delivering high quality prenatal, intrapartum, post-partum, neonatal and pediatric patient care needs.