Celebrating 5 Years at Woodstock Hospital

The new Woodstock Hospital opened its doors to the public on November 20, 2011. The new facility broke ground in November 2008 and construction was completed in June 2011, on time and on budget. Over the past five years, the hospital has grown considerably with expanding services, modernized equipment and a growing workforce.

Woodstock Hospital has the capacity for up to 178 beds, providing acute in-patient, ambulatory, rehabilitation and complex continuing care programs and services. At three-storeys high and 350,000 square feet, the new hospital is more than double the size of the former facility. In replacing the former hospital, which opened in 1895 and had 113 beds, the new facility allows health care professionals to offer a full-range of clinical services and programs. 

Throughout the past five years, Woodstock Hospital has:

  • achieved an Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada for 2012-2016
  • introduced MRI, with over 5,500 scans per year
  • opened a Chemotherapy Clinic in 2012
  • raised over $25-million for new equipment purchases and capital assets, with the Foundation
  • constructed a helipad for patient transfers, including specialty treatments
  • opened the Professional Building for expanded services, medical and clinical uses

Currently, Woodstock Hospital:

  • cares for close to 7,500 -in-patients over 50,000 patients days each year
  • serves over 42,000 patients in our Emergency Department per year, ranked 5th in the province for overall wait-time performance out of 74 Pay for Results hospitals
  • employs 910 people
  • completes over 72,000 diagnostic imaging exams each year
  • delivers nearly 900 babies yearly
  • completes over 8,700 surgeries per year