The new Stanton Territorial Hospital opens May 26th and some services will be reduced or temporarily unavailable during the changeover.

How services will be impacted during the May 26th move to the new hospital. Stanton Territorial Hospital renewal project photo

Services including ambulatory care, endoscopy, CT scans, mammography and rehabilitation will be temporarily unavailable for some days this week. From May 21 to June 2 only emergency surgeries will be performed. The renewal project team says services will be up and running regularly by June 10.

Dialysis, medical daycare including chemotherapy and inpatient and extended care continue as usual.

Emergency patients and women in labour will access the new hospital as of 6 a.m. May 26th, before this they will be seen at the existing hospital.

Visiting hours will start at the new hospital a day after the move, visitors can come to the new hospital May 27th from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The hospital is located at 548 Byrne Road, directly across from the existing hospital.

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