Whitehorse General Hospital

24 hours/7 days a week
(867) 393-8700
#5 Hospital Road
http://www.whitehorsehospital.ca/

Whitehorse General Hospital is a newly constructed 49 bed, fully accredited acute care hospital. It serves as a tertiary care facility for the entire Yukon Territory as well as northern areas of British Columbia and parts of Alaska.

The hospital's 49 beds include 3 Intensive Care beds, 21 Medical beds (plus 3 overflow beds) 6 Pediatric beds, 12 Surgical beds (plus 2 overflow beds) and 7 Labour/Delivery/Recovery/Post Partum beds (plus 1 overflow bed). The Emergency Department and Outpatient Unit provides response twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week. In addition, the hospital provides a 9 bed Surgical Day Care Unit, 2 Operating Rooms, Post Anesthetic Care Unit and a Minor Procedure Room.

The multidisciplinary patient care and support teams of our hospital collaborate with 31 general practitioners, a general surgeon, an obstetrician/gynecologist and a pediatrician to provide care, as well as various community based health related organizations, such as Home Care, Mental Health, Public Health. Fifteen visiting specialists provide clinic services such as Ophthalmology, Ears / Nose and Throat and Orthopedics on a regular basis.

Whitehorse General Hospital serves as a regional referral center for the Yukon and serves the rural nursing stations through an efficient system of ground and air ambulance as a well as consultation by various means of communication including telemedicine.

Department Name Phone Number Description
Switchboard (867) 393-8700 General Inquiries
Diabetes Education Centre (867) 393-8711 Nutrition education, diabetes education and support.
First Nations Health Program (867) 393-8780 Health & Social liason; Child Life Worker; Traditional Diet program; Traditional Medicine coordinator; Interpretation Services for patients.
Mammography (867) 393-8738 Recommends a mammogram every 2 years for women 50 and older. Self referral after 50, doctor referral required under 50.
Specialist Clinic (867) 393-8748 Must be referred by a licensed physician, please discuss the possibility of a referral with a physician. This would include your family doctor or a physician working from a walk-in clinic.
Whitehorse Surgeons Office (867) 393-8908 Must be referred by a licensed physician, please discuss the possibility of a referral with a physician. This would include your family doctor or a physician working from a walk-in clinic.
Obstetrician and Gynecologist Office (867) 393-8915 Must be referred by a licensed physician, please discuss the possibility of a referral with a physician. This would include your family doctor or a physician working from a walk-in clinic.