Programs and Services

Laboratory

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

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.caRespiratory Therapy Department

Tuesday & Thursday afternoons

Rehabilitation

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.caAttention: 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

Online access to imaging records through PocketHealth

West Nipissing General Hospital is excited to announce that we no longer release imaging records via CD and provide imaging records to patients and care providers through secure, online access!
For personal access to your imaging records, you can enroll online by visiting www.pocket.health/NIPISSING. Once you register for access, you’ll receive your available imaging history from West Nipissing General Hospital, share imaging instantly with any physicians or even burn your own CD/USB from home. There is a $5 fee at the time of enrollment which includes permanent access to all previous imaging and radiology reports, as well as any new exams you undergo over the following two weeks. You can update your accounts with new imaging records anytime for additional $5 fees. For frequent users and families, a yearly subscription of $49 is also available to access all existing and future imaging for you and up to four consenting family members.
If you are a physician, external hospital or imaging clinic wishing to learn more about the Access Page received, please view the following document: Provider-to-Provider Sharing Recipient FAQ

For an appointment contact us
Telephone: (705) 753-3110, ext. 257
administration@wngh.caAttention: 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:
CT Scan
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
X-Ray 
Monday-Sunday 7:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Ultrasound
Hours may vary please call 705-753-3110 ext.257 to make an appointment
Mammography
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.