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    Stanton Territorial Hospital manages the health care delivered by the Stanton Territorial Hospital and its Specialist Clinics, the Stanton Ophthalmology Clinic, the Mental Health Clinic and the Health Promotion and Protection branch.

    The hospital is a 100 bed acute care facility featuring current technology and best practice measures for promoting good health. Emergency Room services link with our regional and provincial partners as patients are assessed and placed in the proper level of care.

    The inpatient units include, Intensive Care, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Medicine, Surgery and the Operating Room and Psychiatry. Patients can also be treated or tested and released the same day in the Surgical Day Care Unit or the Medical Day Care Unit. The Diagnostic Imaging Department uses digital technology to record and archive medical images. In-house laboratory testing ensure accurate and timely diagnostic information.

    Stanton is accredited by the Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation for a full three years. Stanton is also a partner with the Aurora College degree nursing program and the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta to train student nurses and physicians. For information, visit Stanton Authority's web site at www.stha.ca

    Facilities by Community

    Either directly or indirectly through contribution agreements, the STHA is responsible for health facilities, including but not limited to the following:

    Community Facility Name Description
    Yellowknife Stanton Territorial Hospital Territorial Hospital
    Stanton Medical Clinic Clinic
    Stanton Medical Centre Clinic
    Stanton Eye Clinic Clinic
    Stanton Mental Health Clinic Clinic
    Stanton Health Promotion & Protection Office Office

    Profile of Communities/Population

    The Stanton Territorial Hospital services all of the communities in the Western and Central Arctic.

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