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New Hospital Coming To Centre Wellington

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New Hospital Coming To Centre Wellington

McGuinty Government Providing Families Better Care Closer To Home

Ministry of Health

Ontario is helping to build a new hospital to ensure that families in Wellington County area have better access to state-of-the-art health care, closer to home.

Groves Memorial Community Hospital will build a new building on a new site that will improve patient care and safety through a modernized layout and better coordination between key clinical areas.

Investing in modern and efficient hospitals that support the needs of our aging and diversifying population is part of Building Together, Ontario's long-term infrastructure plan. Ontario will continue to make significant investments in public infrastructure over the next decade to improve the quality of life for families.

Quick Facts

  • Groves Memorial Community Hospital is a rural, acute care facility providing a wide range of services to about 34,500 people.
  • The hospital, which has 44 beds and 277 staff, treats more than 68,000 people each year.
  • Ontario has invested in more than 100 major hospital capital projects since 2003. This includes 18 brand new hospitals that are either completed or in development.

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“The best healthcare is the healthcare closest to home. Groves Memorial Hospital has been providing invaluable healthcare close to home for generations. The new Groves Memorial will now be there for us for generations to come. It will provide patients with state of the art care, in a new modern hospital that will attract generations of healthcare professionals.”

John Wilkinson

MPP Perth-Wellington

“Our government is investing in modern and efficient hospitals that support the needs of our aging population. The construction of a new hospital in Fergus will ensure improved access to high quality health care for local residents for years to come.”

Deb Matthews

Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

“I'm delighted the government is supporting our plan to become a centre of excellence in rural health care in a new, state-of-the-art facility, so that Fergus area residents will soon have access to the very best in hospital care.”

Jerome Quenneville

President and CEO, Groves Memorial Community Hospital

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