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Code Silver Training Exercise a Success [News]

Published On: December 21, 2018

Staff at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital took part in a training exercise this week to prepare them for a scenario they hope will never occur – gun violence.

STEGH & St. Thomas Police Service Conduct Emergency Training Exercise [Media Releases]

Published On: December 19, 2018

MOCK Hospital/Police Service Emergency Training Exercise Taking Place TODAY – December 19 ST. THOMAS, Wednesday, December 19, 2018 — St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) and St. Thomas Police Service (STPS) will be coordinating an emergency training exercise and response this morning at the hospital. The exercise is expected to last for approximately 30 minutes. […]

Community Steps up to Support STEGH’s Women & Children’s Unit [News]

Published On: December 7, 2018

Thanks to the generosity of donors in St. Thomas and Elgin County, the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation continues its mission of supporting OUR Hospital. Through a recent investment in OUR Women & Children’s Unit, renovation took place to an existing space to create a comfortable and private “Care by Parent” residence, so parents can stay close to their little ones.

Is it an Emergency? [News]

Published On: December 7, 2018

STEGH’s Emergency Department is prepared for every kind of medical emergency, including heart attacks, stroke, psychiatric emergencies, and other life-threatening conditions. Care is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Specialized equipment and highly qualified physicians and nurses are available to respond to every kind of adult or childhood medical emergency.

New data positions St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital as provincial leader in Emergency wait times [News]

Published On: December 7, 2018

The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) has publicly released 2017-18 indicators from the Your Health System (YHS) web tool and Health Indicators e-Publication, which includes health system data on hospitals, long-term care facilities, and the health of Canadians across the country.

Special Care Nursery Offers Advanced Preterm Care [News]

Published On: December 7, 2018

Each year, there are approximately 390,000 babies born in Canada. Of these births, nearly eight percent are born prematurely, at 37 weeks or earlier. Premature babies face serious complications and are at higher risk of developing chronic health conditions later in life. With the specialized care available at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH), expectant mothers in St. Thomas and Elgin County can rest assured that they are in good hands.