News Archive 2018

Posted 1/4/2018
Whitehorse – In only a few days from now, Whitehorse General Hospital’s new emergency department will begin caring for patients and bring about some changes in how Yukoners access services at the... More
Posted 2/2/2018
It is important to correct some misinformation being shared with Yukoners. WGH’s lab is not closing and there are no plans to curtail services for patients. We share Yukoners’ desire to improve... More
New Outpatient Laboratory Services area at Whitehorse General Hospital.
Posted 3/16/2018
Exciting new renovations are beginning at the Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH) in March with initial construction focusing on: A new Laboratory Outpatient Services area in the old Admitting... More
Posted 5/1/2018
Dr. René Soucy has been appointed as the new Chief of Medical Staff for the territory’s three hospitals and will be formally starting his role this June. Dr. Soucy is a general practitioner who... More
Posted 7/16/2018
One of the first steps in a multi-year redevelopment of Whitehorse General Hospital is now complete with the opening of our new outpatient lab collection area. This new space offers more privacy,... More
Posted 7/19/2018
It's been five years - let's celebrate! Join us on July 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for a free community BBQ celebrating Watson Lake Community Hospital's five-year anniversary. ... More
Posted 7/19/2018
It's been five years - let's celebrate! Join us for a free community BBQ on July 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. celebrating Dawson City Community Hospital's five-year anniversary. ... More
Posted 8/16/2018
Our community hospitals in Watson Lake and Dawson City are celebrating an important milestone – five years ago these incredible facilities opened, offering safe and excellent hospital care closer to... More
Posted 8/17/2018
The Surgeons' Clinic is moving from the Thomson Centre to its new location on the second floor of Whitehorse General Hospital on August 22, 2018. Patient parking will remain the same. To... More
Posted 8/31/2018
The clinic of Dr. John Stamp and Dr. Sarah Saunders is moving from the Thomson Centre to its new location on the second floor of Whitehorse General Hospital on September 6, 2018. Patient... More
Posted 9/4/2018
It’s time for our annual checkup! You’re invited to our 2018 Annual Public Meeting of Yukon Hospital Corporation’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday, September 26 from 1 – 2 pm at the Dawson City... More
Posted 9/5/2018
The Outpatient Lab (blood and specimen collection) at Whitehorse General Hospital will be temporarily closed on Thursday, Sept 6, so can we complete an important upgrade to our computer system.... More
Posted 10/10/2018
Cancer diagnosis and treatment is complex and can often be confusing and overwhelming for patients and their families. Many care providers and clinics support this journey, which is why Whitehorse... More