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Qikiqtani General Hospital (Iqaluit).

Health Facilities

There are health centres in 25 communities across Nunavut, including new regional facilities in Rankin Inlet and Cambridge Bay (with in/out patient capacity) and one regional hospital in Iqaluit. The primary health care providers are family physicians, nurse practitioners, community health nurses, and pharmacists.

Qikiqtani General Hospital (Iqaluit)

  • The Qikiqtani General Hospital in-patient unit has 35 beds with 20 adult and pediatric beds currently available.
  • In the new hospital the number of Birthing Rooms has increased from two rooms to four. The number of Day Surgery beds has increased from four beds to six.
  • The new hospital houses Diagnostic Imaging and Laboratory facilities and a new Emergency Room, Operating Room and facilities for Day Surgery. Medical Records will also be in the new hospital.
  • The former Baffin Regional Hospital, adjacent to the new hospital, houses dietetics, a pharmacy, out-patients department, support services and physicians’/specialists’ clinics.