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Temporary Interruption to Urgent Surgical Services at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital

Service Closures & UpdatesPublic Service AnnouncementsEastern-Rural
Posted: June 27, 2023

Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services advises the public that urgent surgical services at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville will be limited on Wednesday, June 28, 2023 from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. due to the temporary unavailability of a surgeon.

Patients in the area who require urgent surgical services during this time period are advised to proceed to the emergency department at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville where they will be assessed and transferred to another hospital, if necessary.

Patients who are in closer proximity to another hospital, such as Burin Peninsula Health Centre, Carbonear General Hospital or James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre in Gander, should proceed there for assessment.

For the most up-to-date information on temporary service closures in the eastern zones, please visit:

NL Health Services thanks the public for their understanding as we continue to focus on providing safe and quality care for people of the Clarenville area.


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