Stanton Territorial Hospital

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Located in Yellowknife, the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority 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 ensures accurate and timely diagnostic information.

Stanton is accredited by the Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation. Stanton is also a partner with the Aurora College degree nursing program and the University of Calgary, the University of Victoria and the University of Alberta to train student nurses and physicians.