Contact:

Lisa Hatfield-Johnston
PH: 807 468-9861

Description:

The local Dialysis Unit at Lake of the Woods District Hospital is a satellite of the Regional Centre at Health Sciences Centre Dialysis Program in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The nurses in the unit receive specialized training from the Manitoba Renal Program in Winnipeg. The Dialysis Unit provides chronic outpatient hemodialysis treatments to patients that are in end stage renal disease. These patients are initially assessed and referred from a nephrologist. Social Services and Dietitian Services are also a component of the services provided in the unit. The unit operates Monday to Saturday from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The Dialysis Unit was established in 1996.