Obstetrical services resume at James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre - 02/10/2017

 

Obstetrical services resume at James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre

Central Health is pleased to advise the public that effective Monday, October 2nd all obstetrical services have resumed at James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre in Gander.

The recent recruitment of obstetricians/gynecologists and pediatricians provided the clinical expertise and support to re-establish obstetrical services at James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre. The following physician specialists have recently joined Central Health's medical staff.

Obstetricians/Gynecologists

Pediatricians

  • Dr. Andrea MacDonald
  • Dr. Ahmed Geumei

 

  • Dr. Stephen Addai
  • Dr. Liam Fardy
  • Dr. Amanda Marsh

The health region's newest obstetricians/gynecologists and pediatricians will work collaboratively with Central Health's current OBGYN and pediatric medical staff to provide a safe, sustainable regional service. 

Central Health thanks the public for their understanding and patience while the health region focused on providing safe and quality obstetrical care.

Background

On April 11, 2017 Central Health announced that all obstetrical services, including perinatal clinics, would be diverted from James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre in Gander to Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor. 

 

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Media contact:
Gaïtane Villeneuve
Director of Communications
gaitane.villeneuve@centralhealth.nl.ca
Cell 709.293.0542