News Archive 2016

Posted 2/24/2016
Whitehorse – Construction on Whitehorse General Hospital expansion will continue in the weeks ahead, bringing significant and noticeable changes to the hospital’s campus. Most notable, Yukoners... More
First Nations Health Programs
Posted 3/3/2016
Whitehorse – First Nations Health Programs (FNHP) in Yukon’s hospitals have launched a three-part video series this month to put a spotlight on the significance of cultural understanding and to... More
Posted 3/22/2016
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Posted 4/6/2016
Whitehorse – Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH) will be part of a new initiative to improve health care for seniors. The WGH team was selected as one of 18 national and international organizations to... More
Posted 5/9/2016
May 9-15, 2016 is National Nursing Week, alongside International Nurses Day and Florence Nightingale’s birthday, May 12. This year’s Canadian Nurses Association theme, Nurses: With you every... More
National Aboriginal Day 2016 - 7
Posted 6/22/2016
Whitehorse – As Canadians were celebrating this year’s National Aboriginal Day with events all over the country, First Nations Health Programs (FNHP) at Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH) organized an... More
Posted 6/28/2016
Whitehorse – As Whitehorse General Hospital expansion continues to move forward, a new patient/visitor parking lot will be under construction from July 4 to late August. During this short time, there... More
Posted 7/18/2016
Whitehorse — Working together, the Government of Yukon, the Yukon Hospital Corporation, doctors and nurses have developed a plan to address hospital bed shortages. This plan, developed... More
Posted 9/27/2017
The public is invited to join us for our 2017 Annual General Meeting.  Highlights from the past year at Yukon's hospitals will be shared and there will be an opportunity to... More
Posted 8/24/2016
Whitehorse – A number of emergency department (ED) nurses at Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH) are now certified instructors in the Canadian Triage & Acuity Scale (CTAS) – a system that allows... More
Posted 12/14/2016
WGH’s new two-storey wing was ‘clad to the weather’ last month as expansion construction continues on schedule into the winter months and hospital teams move ahead with preparations for opening day... More