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Wingham and District Hospital


The Wingham and District Hospital is a modern, progressive acute care facility providing medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, chronic and rehabilitation bed and other services, including 24-hour emergency coverage.  Hospital services include:

  • Modern emergency department with 24-hour on-call coverage
  • Rehabilitation department including kinesiology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology and social services
  • Over twenty specialist clinics held on a regular basis to provide local service
  • Affiliation with London Regional Cancer Centre enabling chemotherapy treatment to be provided locally
  • Many community health related education programs
  • Hospital based ambulance service providing paramedic services including defibrillation
  • Access to Medivac system with airport.  Emergency air ambulance service available.
  • Web site - www.lwha.ca

Contact: Karl Ellis, C.E.O., 519-357-3210


  • Eight family physician practices, a resident surgeon and two anesthetists
  • Actively seeking additional family physicians through a formal health professionals recruitment committee
  • For information on physician recruitment, contact:
    Jan McKague Weishar @ 519-357-3711 x. 5294.

Medical Clinic

  • A modern medical clinic located in Royal Oaks Health Care Centre (2017) adjacent to hospital houses family doctors, the North Huron Family Health Team, a pharmacy, Huron County Health Unit and OneCare Home & Community Support Services

North Huron Family Health Team

  • Located on the second floor of the Royal Oaks Health Clinic, 271 Frances Street, Wingham.
  • Nurse practicioners, nurses, dieticians, counsellors and pharmacists
  • Web site - www.nhfht.ca

Contact: 519-357-3930

Other Health Services

  • Full service Dental, Optometry, Physiotherapy, and Chiropractic clinics are located in the municipality.