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Programs & Services

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services


Our laboratory staffs provide services to outpatients, inpatients, Emergency and Oncology patients. The laboratory provides testing in Biochemistry, Haematology, Transfusion Medicine and Microbiology. Some testing is not covered by OHIP and patients pay for the costs of these tests. The lab clerk will let you know the cost and the payment process when you register for your tests.

Please have your health card and requisition ready.

** No appointment required - Patients are seen for bloodwork on a numerical basis after registration is completed.

Outpatient Hours:

Monday – Friday   7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For more information contact us

Telephone: (705) 753-3110, ext. 231

administration@wngh.ca     Attention: Laboratory


ECG and Respiratory Therapy

We provide the following services:

Pulmonary Function Test ECG 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring Holter Monitoring (24 & 48 hr) Exercise Tolerance Testing Cardiac Rehabilitation Home Oxygen Assessments

Outpatient Bookings:   ECG, Holter & Blood Pressure Monitoring

For an appointment contact us

Telephone: (705) 753-3110, ext. 286

administration@wngh.ca       Attention: Booking Clerk

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday mornings


Exercise Tolerance Testing

For an appointment contact us

Telephone: (705) 753-3110, ext. 286

administration@wngh.ca       Attention: Booking Clerk

Wednesdays 8:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.


Pulmonary Function Testing and Home Oxygen Assessments

For an appointment contact us

Telephone: (705) 753-3110, ext. 286

administration@wngh.ca    Attention: Booking Clerk

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday


Cardiac Rehabilitation

For an appointment contact us

Telephone: (705) 753-3110, ext. 211

administration@wngh.ca    Attention: Respiratory Therapy Department

Tuesday & Thursday afternoons



The West Nipissing General Hospital provides Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology (swallowing assessments) to all inpatients. Gym classes for ILTC , Acute Care and CCC patients are provided 3 times each week.

Our newly funded Outpatient Physiotherapy service requires a physician's referral. The following criteria must be met for a referral, as set by the MOHLTC:

Over the age of 65 years Under the age of 19 years Recent discharge from a hospital with an admission diagnosis related to the need for physiotherapy No third party insurance Recipient of Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program

Outpatient Hours:   Monday – Friday  2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

For an appointment contact us

Telephone: (705) 753-3110, ext. 286

administration@wngh.ca     Attention: Booking Clerk


Diagnostic Imaging

The Diagnostic Imaging department provides services for outpatients, inpatients and Emergency patients. Each member of the staff is committed to safe, quality care and ensuring that you have the best experience while in our department.

The types of diagnostic imaging tests offered at the West Nipissing General Hospital are:

Digital Mammography· Echocardiography (ECHO)· Ultrasound Imaging· X-Ray or Radiography· Fluoroscopy

For an appointment contact us

Telephone: (705) 753-3110, ext. 257

administration@wngh.ca    Attention: Diagnostic Imaging

Please let us know if you are pregnant, diabetic, have medical implants or body piercings. Ask if you need any assistance walking while you are in the department.

Outpatient Hours:

X-Ray ** No appointment needed

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday – Sunday  7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Mondays and Thursdays   8 a.m. – 8 p.m.


  • Hours may vary pleae call 705-753-3110 ext.257 to make an appointment


  •  Wednesdays    8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Ontario Breast Screening Program

 **For an appointment contact OBSP at 1-800-668-9304.Tuesdays   

  • 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


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