Palmerston and District Hospital (Palmerston, ON)

Palmerston and District Hospital (PDH) is a rural, acute-care facility providing a wide range of services. PDH serves a local and regional population of over 18,355 and treats over 15,000 people annually. The hospital currently operates 15 beds, with over 95 staff. The Emergency Department, open 24 hours a day, provides service to approximately 10,000 patients annually. Medical staff includes six family physicians, one GP/Anesth and are supported by several visiting specialists. Coverage for Emergency, Obstetrics, and Anesthesia is provided through existing family doctors with specialized preparation.

Catchment area:
  • Town of Minto
  • Township of Mapleton
Surrounding rural areas including parts of:
  • Wellington North Township
Population base:
  • Approximately 18,355 people
Hospital information:
  • Inpatient services including – SCU and Pediatrics
  • Family centred maternity care with two labour rooms
  • Operating Room – state-of-the-art equipment, highly skilled OR Nurses
  • 24-hour Emergency Coverage
  • Heliport
  • Recently installed digital imaging suites
  • Outpatient programs including Diabetes, Asthma and Chiropody Clinics
  • Video conferencing available to reduce travel time to Continuing Medical Education events