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Regional Needs 

MRI & Diagnotic Equipment - Estimate to start in the fall of 2018. Estimated at $4.5 million. GBHS's MRI is among the oldest currently in use in Canada and was installed in August 2004 thanks to a successful fundraising campaign by the Five Foundations (Meaford, Centre Grey-Markdale, Owen Sound, Bruce Peninsula - Wiarton & Lions Head and Saugeen Memorial). Approximately 10,000 MRI exams are done annually and the MRI runs 7 days a week, 18-20 hours per day. Patients from across Grey Bruce and beyond access our MRI and our wait times are among the shortest in the region. This is a crucial piece of imaging equipment required for accurate, fast diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions including cancer, brain injuries and heart conditions.

Mental Health Project

(1) Renovations to support pediatric mental health and addictions patients. This project is underway and is top priority to ensure a safe environemtn for pediatric patients.

(2) Creation of Extended Assessment Unit for adults and yourth who arrive in the ER with a mental helath issue. This dedicated assessment area in the department will create a safe space for patients to be seen, and will help reduce wait times for all patients in the ER. 

(3) Upgrades to the adult Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit to enhance safety for patients, families and staff. 

(4) Redesign and renovation of the 4th floor mental health in-patient unit. This is a 45 bed unit for in-patient psychiatric care and includes a unit for seniors with psychiatric needs. The floor has not been remodeled since the Hospital was built in 1998.

Refesh of GBHS's Regional Surgery Program

11 Operating Suites will be requiring a modest renovation with the primary costs being for new surgical equipment. renovations of the PACU and a major renovation and significant new equipment requirements for the Medical Device Reprocessing Department (MDRD). The MDRD contributes silently to providing excellent patient care for every patient in the hospital. The highly skilled technicians work under tight deadlines, 24 hours a day to clean, decontaminate, inspect, test, assemble, pack, wrap, sterilize and distribute hospital surgical equipment. All of these actions are guided by CSA (Canadian Standards Association) and GBHS standards and policies.


Local Needs for 2018/2019

  • Diagnostic Imaging - XRAY machine
  • Anaesthetic Machine
  • Patient Monitoring Equipment
  • Cardiac Monitoring
  • Beds, Mattresses and Stretchers
  • Patient Furniture and Chairs
  • Information Technology
  • Tonometer
  • Slit lamp with table
  • C02 Insufflator
  • Tupper Hand Retractor with Case
  • Accessible Door Opener
  • Dual Monitor Ergonomic Workstation
  • DeSoutter Cast Saw
  • Humphrey Field Analyzer


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