Portage District General Hospital

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Visiting Hours

Southern Health-Santé Sud acknowledges the importance of families in the provision of care and comfort to patients. Families are welcome during times most suitable to the patient.

General visiting hours - 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

 

  • Cancer Navigation Services

    Cancer Navigation Services facilitate timely and appropriate access to the cancer care system and can guide and support cancer patients and their families through the entire cancer journey. The Navigation Team works closely with the entire health care team to coordinate care and help patients access referrals, resources and other helpful supports. Health care professionals and providers can refer patients to Cancer Navigation Services. For more information on the Service or to speak with to someone about cancer diagnosis, treatment or follow-up care, visit our page on Cancer Care.

  • CancerCare

    Community Cancer Programs exist to ensure all patients receive timely and appropriate access to quality care across the cancer spectrum in areas of prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and palliation and improved coordination of this care while accessing a multidisciplinary team of health care providers. For more information on the services or to speak with to someone about cancer diagnosis, treatment or follow-up care, visit our page on Cancer Care.

  • Computed Tomography

    Click here for more information on CT Scans.

  • Diagnostic Ultrasound

    Click here for more information on diagnostic ultrasounds.

  • Dialysis

    Dialysis treatments are provided on-site based on assessment and referral from the Manitoba Renal Program. Click here for more information on dialysis.

  • Electrocardiogram

    Click here for more information on electrocardiograms.

  • Emergency Department

    What you can expect on your emergency department visit: You will be registered and assessed by the triage nurse. You will need to provide your health history, i.e. allergies or special diet, medications, medical conditions and current contact information. Please have your Manitoba Health Card ready. You may be asked to sit in the waiting room; the most critically ill or injured patients will be seen first. Emergency department staff work as a team to give you the best possible care. Always tell the triage nurse if you are feeling worse, need to step outside or leave the hospital. You may need blood work, x-rays or other medical tests to determine the best treatment. While in the emergency department, thank you for respecting the privacy and care of all our patients and, remember: It’s safe to ask any questions.

  • Fluoroscopy

    Click here for more information on fluoroscopies.

  • Holter Monitoring

    Click here for more information on holter monitoring.

  • Indigenous Support Workers

    Assist Indigenous clients accessing health care services in our facilities - Facilitate culturally-appropriate healing practices such as smudge ceremonies for clients that request this service - Provide interpreter services for Indigenous clients that do not speak English as their first language - Act as a link to Indigenous communities and Indigenous organizations to better serve the evolving and complex needs regarding Indigenous Health.

  • Laboratory

    Click here for a listing of lab services in our region and hours of operation.

  • Obstetrics
    Parents have many choices when it comes to delivering their baby. Please speak with your health care provider about your care needs. As required, you may require referral to a different site if your care needs or desired options exceed that which can be provided at this site.
  • Occupational Therapy
    Occupational Therapists work with people of all ages who have experienced injury, illness, disability or developmental disability. The primary goal of occupational therapy is to enable people to participate in the activities of everyday life. For more information on occupational therapy services, please speak with your health care provider.
  • Physiotherapy
    Physiotherapy is a primary health care profession that promotes wellness, mobility and independent function. Physiotherapists work with people of all ages who have experienced injury, illness, surgery, disability, or developmental disability and are skilled in the assessment and hands-on management of a broad range of conditions that affect the musculoskeletal, circulatory, respiratory and nervous systems. For more information on physiotherapy services, please speak with your health care provider.
  • Speech Language Therapy
    A speech-language pathologist (speech therapist) is a clinician specialized in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders in children and adults resulting from a variety of causes which may include stroke, hearing loss, brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, developmental delays, cleft palate or Autism Spectrum Disorder. For more information on speech language therapy services, please speak with your health care provider.
  • Stress Testing

    Click here for more information on stress testing.

  • Surgery

    Ask your health care provider for more information regarding surgery offered at this site.

  • Telehealth

    Telehealth is the use of technology to connect people to health care services at a distance. A secure, video link connects clients to health care providers at different locations in Manitoba. You are able to see, hear and talk to your care provider on a television screen and they will be able to see, hear and talk to you.

  • Therapeutic Recreation
    Therapeutic Recreation, also known as recreational programming, is provided in all personal care homes and in some other sites as an integral part of the overall care provided. Therapeutic Recreation has been shown to improve heart health, decrease blood pressure, improve strength, flexibility and walking ability, increase alertness, reduce falls, improve verbal interactions and improve morale and life satisfaction. Recreational programming is available for both individuals and groups and is designed to meet one’s physical, emotional, cultural and social needs.
  • Universal Newborn Hearing Screening

    Babies born in Bethesda Regional Health Centre, Boundary Trails Health Centre, Portage District General Hospital and Hôpital Ste-Anne Hospital offer a hearing screen while in hospital. If a baby isn't able to receive the hearing screen in hospital or if s.he is born at home or elsewhere, a hearing screen will be arranged at a Southern Health-Santé Sud Audiology Clinic.

  • X-Ray

    Click here for a listing of sites that perform X-rays in our region and hours of operation.

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