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New Western Memorial Regional Hospital Opening June 2

The new Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook will be opening to patients and clients on June 2.

The new, modern 164-bed, seven story acute care hospital will provide quality patient care with individual inpatient rooms, state-of-the-art treatment rooms, and enhanced diagnostics systems.

The new Western Memorial Regional Hospital will deliver enhancements to essential health care services and the patient experience including:

  • Medical imaging capacity will be increased with a second MRI machine, two additional ultrasound machines and one additional cardiac echo machine.

  • The surgery and procedure unit will have an additional endoscopy suite.

  • The mental health units will welcome improvements to inpatient areas with added family spaces, a fitness room, a relaxation room, and access to a secure outdoor terrace.

  • The renal care program will have potential capacity for up to 24 dialysis patients, up from 15 in our current space.

  • There will be additional registration desks which will improve patient flow to ambulatory care clinics, maternal newborn and pediatrics, and surgery and procedure units.

  • Expanded chemotherapy services will increase from 10 to 15 patient spaces. Radiotherapy services will be operational upon full recruitment of our clinical team.

The current hospital at 1 Brookfield Avenue will continue to serve as an administrative and clinical health services building for the short term. Human Resources, Finance, Laundry Services, and the Western Regional School of Nursing will continue to temporarily operate in their current location.

The following outpatient health services will also continue to be available at 1 Brookfield Avenue temporarily:

  • Janeway Outreach

  • Outpatient Psychiatry

  • Public Health

  • Audiology

  • Speech Language Pathology

  • Developmental Psychology

  • Autism Assessment Team


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