ABOUT LADY MINTO HOSPITAL

The hospital has 19 acute care beds, including 1 palliative care suite, and 31 extended care beds which includes 1 palliative care suite for residential care clients.  The hospital is located at 135 Crofton Road, Saltspring Island, BC V8K 1T1.  Phone: 250-538-4800  Fax: 250-538-4870

The following services are available

Emergency Department – A group of family doctors takes calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. BC Ambulance can transfer patients by ferry or helicopter.

Obstetrics – Midwives provide low risk obstetric services with nursing support

Psychiatry – Lady Minto has a quiet room for psychiatric services

Residential Care – The Lady Minto ECU shares a building with a 20 bed Acute Care Unit and includes a multi-function lounge with a well-equipped kitchen, fireplace, piano, large-screen television and tables for dining and for games. There is a patio/garden area immediately outside the lounge. Visiting services include: hairdresser, dental hygienist, podiatrist and church services.

Laboratory Services – available Monday to Friday, 7:30 to 2:00 pm.  Closed Statutory Holidays.  Island Health Laboratory Call Centre250.370.8355 or 1.866.370.8355

Medical Imaging – services include Fluoroscopy, Radiology (X-ray), Ultrasound (US).

  • Hours of Operation: Front Desk and Booking Line: 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  • Fluoroscopy (for joint injections only) Monday/Wednesday/Thursday by appointment;
  • Radiology 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 Monday toFriday (outpatients by appointment only);
  • Ultrasound 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday

Lady Minto also provides Endoscopy, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, and Internal Medicine Services

For more information about the Lady Minto Hospital, visit the ISLAND HEALTH website at http://www.viha.ca/locations/lady_minto_gulf_islands_hospital.htm