The ACADIE-BATHURST Health Authority (ABHA) comprises four hospitals located in Bathurst, Caraquet, Lamèque, and Tracadie-Sheila. Staff members in these facilities work closely together to ensure the delivery of quality hospital services.
The Chaleur Regional Hospital is a 215-bed facility, with more than 70 physicians on staff. The Enfant-Jésus RHSJ† Hospital currently has four palliative care beds; eight other Family Medicine beds will be added later. The Tracadie-Sheila Hospital is equipped with 59 beds and its medical team counts ten physicians. For its part, the Lamèque Hospital and Community Health Centre has 12 beds and five physicians (details under "Services - Services Provided by Community Health Centres").
Chaleur Regional Hospital
1750 Sunset Drive, Bathurst, N.B.
Tel.: 506-544-3000 or 1-888-695-9222
Clinical services: 24-hour emergency care, primary care, general medical admission, palliative care, intensive care, extended care, rehabilitation. Twenty-four hour services are also provided in the areas of radiography, fluoroscopy, CT scanning, laboratory, electrodiagnosis and respiratory therapy
The Chaleur Regional Hospital provides a wide range of secondary regional and specialized services.
Outpatient clinics: cardiac rehabilitation, treatment of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) diabetes and asthma, clinics provided by specialists in the area of gynecology, orthopedics, ophthalmology, urology, ORL and internal medicine (Monday to Friday)
Surgical services: general, gynecological, maxillofacial, plastic, orthopedic, ophthalmologic, urological, vascular, thoracic, dental, and otorhinolaryngologic (ear, nose and throat) surgery
Specialized services: internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, psychiatry, intensive care, renal dialysis, orthopedics, dermatology, gastroenterology, cardiology, pneumology, endocrinology, and endoscopy
Mother/child services: obstetric, nursery, neonatal, pediatric. Consultation clinics, treatment and education sessions are also provided in the Obstetric and Pediatric units.
Diagnostic services: Medical imaging -- general radiology, fluoroscopy, CT scanning, mammography (24-hour services), MRI, ultrasound and nuclear medicine (8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday) / Laboratory Medicine -- phlebotomy, (7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Friday) / Electrodiagnosis -- ECG, EEG, EMG, echocardiography (8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday), stress test and pacemaker clinic (7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday)
Therapeutic services: clinical nutrition, psychology, social work, audiology (8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday), occupational therapy (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday), physiotherapy, speech-language pathology (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday), and respiratory therapy
Other services: health records, patient reception, security, telehealth, cafeteria, boutique, Lifeline, religious and spiritual care, pharmacy and volunteers.
A partnership was forged with the Shriners to provide specialized rehabilitation services to New Brunswick residents.
The VITAL project, intended for cardiac patients, has also been initiated in cooperation with the Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation in Saint John, New Brunswick.
The province’s Cochlear Implant Follow-up Program is also based at the Chaleur Regional Hospital.
UCT Pavilion: The UCT Pavilion provides affordable lodging to families of patients. For information, please call Patient Reception at 544-2434 or the Accounts Office at 544-3246.
Enfant-Jésus RHSJ† Hospital
1 Saint-Pierre Ouest Boulevard, Caraquet, N.B.
Walk-in Services: Medical coverage 24 hours a day, seven days a week; nurses on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week; use of practice protocols for minor treatment by the nursing staff
Outpatient Services (with appointment): nurses and family physicians or specialists available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Monday to Friday) for consultation, treatment, teaching sessions, flu vaccines
Multidisciplinary Services: treatment of diabetes, hypertension, pediatric development team, Oncology Clinic, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, Women’s Health Clinic, Smoking Cessation Program, Arthritis Self-Management Program, Preoperative Clinic, Postnatal Care Clinic, 4-bed Palliative Care Unit
Diagnostic Services: medical imaging and laboratory services, seven days a week (hours vary depending on physicians on duty in the facility), electrodiagnosis and breast cancer screening from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Monday to Friday)
Therapeutic Services: respiratory therapy from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (three days per week); physiotherapy, occupational therapy, diet/nutrition, and speech-language pathology from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Monday to Friday)
Social Work and Community Development: social worker from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Monday to Friday)
Support Services: health records, reception, maintenance, purchasing, housekeeping, administrative support, security
Other Services: Lifeline, boutique, spiritual and religious guidance, telehealth
400 Hospitalières Street, Tracadie-Sheila, N.B.
Clinical services: 24-hour emergency care, general medical admission, pediatric care, palliative care, concentrated care, long-term care, and rehabilitation. Twenty-four hour services are also provided in the areas of general radiography, fluoroscopy, CT scanning, laboratory, and electrodiagnosis.
Outpatient clinics: treatment of substance addictions, diabetes and asthma, diet and nutrition, mobile clinics provided by medical specialists working within and outside the ABHA in the area of gynecology, orthopedics, ophthalmology, urology, pediatrics, and internal medicine (8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday)
Surgical services: outpatient surgery under local anesthesia (no hospitalization required)
Specialized services: renal dialysis, radiology and endoscopy
Diagnostic services: Medical Imaging -- general radiography, fluoroscopy, and CT scanning (24-hour services), mammography and ultrasound (8 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday), Laboratory medicine -- phlebotomy (7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday), Electrodiagnosis -- ECG (7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday)
Therapeutic services: respiratory therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech-language pathology, social work, and clinical nutrition (8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday)
Other services: health records, patient reception, security, telehealth, cafeteria, boutique, Lifeline, religious and spiritual care, pharmacy, and volunteers