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Fast Facts

Opened in October 2003, the Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH) is located directly off Highway 401, approximately 100 kilometres east of Toronto. The hospital delivers a broad range of acute, post-acute, outpatient and diagnostic services. Acute services include emergency and intensive care, medical/surgical care, obstetrical care and palliative care. Post-acute specialty services (PASS) include restorative care and rehabilitation. Mental health care, chemotherapy, dialysis and a broad range of other ambulatory care clinics are offered on an outpatient basis through partnerships with regional centres and nearby specialists. NHH offers a full range of diagnostic services, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) and mammography.

The hospital serves the catchment area of west Northumberland County. A mixed urban and rural population of approximately 60,000 residents, west Northumberland comprises the Town of Cobourg, the Municipality of Port Hope and the townships of Hamilton, Cramahe and Alnwick/Haldimand.

With operating expenses of almost $84 M in fiscal year 2020-21, NHH employs over 700 full- and part-time staff and relies on the additional support provided by physicians, midwives and volunteers. NHH is an active member of Ontario Health (East) -- formerly the Central East Local Health Integration Network -- and the Ontario Health Team of Northumberland.

Patient activity from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021:

For additional information, please see our Annual Report to the Community.