The Lady Dunn Health Centre (LDHC)

Lady Dunn General HospitalThe Lady Dunn Health Centre (LDHC) is a newer, state of the art, multi-service facility including 10 acute care, 2 respite and 16 long-term care beds. LDHC operates a 24-hour emergency department, staffed by a registered nurse and an on-call physician. The LDHC also provides a surgical program, diagnostic and therapeutic services, teleHealth and a nurse practitioner program.

The community service program includes North Algoma Counseling Service, diabetes education, and nursing clinics in the communities of Dubreuilville and Missanabie.

The catchment area has a population of just over 4,300 people which includes the communities of:

  • Wawa
  • Dubreuilville
  • Hawk Junction
  • Michipicoten First Nation
  • Missanabie
  • White River

Visiting specialist and services are the Eye Van, Orthopedics and Psychiatric.

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Wawa Family Health Team

Wawa Family Health TeamThe Wawa Family Health Team (WFHT) is a newly developed collaborative, inter-disciplinary team of 5 health care providers offering primary care services to area clients with a focus on health promotion, chronic disease management and disease prevention. Funded through the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the goal of the Wawa Family Health Team is clear through our Vision Statement: “Together…a healthier community”.

All programs and services delivered by the Wawa Family Health Team will be evidence-based and reflective of best-practices in primary care. The WFHT will work collaboratively to address the unique needs of each client and the client will play a central role in determining the scope and range of services delivered by the team.