The Durham Hospital will see a reduction in overnight services at the emergency department this summer

by | Jun 22, 2023 | Local News

South Bruce Grey Health Centre announced yesterday a reduction in overnight services at the Durham Hospital Emergency Department this summer.
In a release issued yesterday, the Health Centre said, “We are experiencing an ongoing shortage of physicians, nurses and other health care workers over the summer months.”
The emergency department at the Durham hospital will be closed from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 24, Thursday, June 29, and Friday, June 30, and every Saturday and Sunday through July.
Paramedics will remain available to the community, and will re-route to the nearest available Emergency department.
The closest 24-hour Emergency Departments to the Durham hospital are Hanover at 20 km away, Mount Forest at 25 km, then Markdale and Walkerton, each 28 km away.

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