Emergency Department


The Emergency Department provides intensive services to all patients according to the Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale guidelines through a cohesive, competent care team.

  • 60,000 visits annually
  • 24/7 ED physician availability
  • See and Treat/Acute Care/Sub Acute/Trauma Areas
  • Computerized Triage system
  • ED Drug History Access on-line data base
  • Staffing includes: Charge Nurse, Registered practical nurses, registered nurses, emergency room assistants and unit clerks
  • A progressive department that supports employee education (TNCC, BCLS, ACLS, CTAS, NVCI, CBRN . . .) and formal mentorship program
  • Central monitoring and telemetry capabilities
  • PACS digital radiography
  • Provides continuum of care through major referral sources
  • Exceptional Discharge Planning partnered with CCAC
  • Assault and Sexual Abuse Program with 24/7 on-call
  • Mental Health Crisis Team
  • Community Withdrawal Management Services


 Answers to Frequently asked questions about the Emergency Department can be found on this page.