July 2019News

Need a blood test? You may no longer be going to the JGH Test Centre

Need a blood test? You’ve got new options at CLSCs in CIUSSS West-Central Montreal. The service has been launched at Park Extension, hours are longer at René Cassin, and you’ll find Metro and Benny Farm quick and easy—perfect for avoiding crowds at the JGH Test Centre.

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In the JGH Emergency Department, Dr. Marc Afilalo (centre, in lab coat) discusses the activities of the Rapid Assessment Zone with Danielle McCann (centre, in glasses).
June 2019News

Health minister focuses on emergency services and infection prevention in JGH tour

Coping with the high volume of emergency patients and preventing the spread of infection were the focus of attention on June 25 during a visit to the JGH by Danielle McCann, Minister of Health and Social Services.

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CIUSSS West-Central MontrealMay 2017

Solid success for CIUSSS in accreditation results

In its first network-wide accreditation, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal has achieved an impressive score of 96.3 per cent, along with praise for its strong commitment and focus on the needs of its patients, clients and residents.

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In the physiotherapy room of the JGH Edmond J. Safra Stroke Centre, Bela Erdoskarpaty chats about his treatment with Fabienne Germeil.
NewsNovember 2016

JGH gains upgraded status for stroke treatment

The JGH has been designated by the government as a secondary stroke treatment centre, which indicates that the hospital has moved to a higher level of expertise and performance.

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Among the first patients to be moved to Pavilion K was expectant mother Chantal Piché, who was taken to the new Family Birthing Centre. Accompanying her on her brief journey were Alan Maislin (left), President of the Board of Directors of West-Central Montreal Health; Board member Alyssa Yufe (second from left); Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg (third from right), President and CEO of West-Central Montreal Health; and members of the healthcare and transport teams.
April 2016Spotlight feature

Journey to Pavilion K reaches its climax

Pavilion K has become the new home of Intensive Care, Coronary Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, the Family Birthing Centre, the operating rooms and numerous other units and services.

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At Montreal’s welcome centre for the Syrian refugees, the nurses and social workers of West-Central Montreal Health met with Gaétan Barrette (left), Minister of Health and Social Services; Kathleen Weil (third from left), Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness; Finance Minister Pierre Moreau (fourth from left); and Lucie Charlebois (second from right), Minister for Rehabilitation, Youth Protection, Public Health and Healthy Lifestyles.
April 2016CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Welcome mat rolled out for Syrian refugees

Healthcare professionals from facilities in West-Central Montreal Health have played key roles in conducting health and psychosocial assessments of the many refugees who arrived in Montreal from Syria.

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At the conclusion of a news conference on January 18, Health and Social Services Minister Gaétan Barrette (with scissors) cuts a red ribbon to officially open Pavilion K. Joining him are (from left) Dr. Louise Miner, Director of Professional Services; Lawrence Bergman, former MNA for D’Arcy-McGee; Francine Dupuis, Associate Executive Director of West-Central Montreal Health; Pierre Arcand, Minister of the Environment, Sustainable Development and Parks; Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of West-Central Montreal Health; Alan Maislin, President of the Board of Directors of West-Central Montreal Health; Allen Rubin, President of the JGH Board of Governors; Georges Bendavid, Director of Technical Services; Johanne Boileau, Director of Nursing; and Joanne Côté, Associate Director for Innovation and for Quantitative and Prescriptive Analysis.
April 2016Spotlight feature

Health minister officially opens Pavilion K

Praising the Jewish General Hospital as “a crown jewel in our hospital network,” Dr. Gaétan Barrette, Minister of Health and Social Services, cut a red ribbon on January 18 to officially open Pavilion K.

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Dr. Gaétan Barrette (right) is welcomed to the JGH by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg.
NewsSeptember 2015

Health Minister at JGH for symposium address

Dr. Gaétan Barrette, Minister of Health and Social Services, visited the JGH on May 29 to deliver opening remarks at a day-long symposium.

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A resident and member of staff at the Jewish Eldercare Centre, which is among the JGH’s partner institutions in West-Central Montreal Health.
September 2015Spotlight feature

New regional healthcare network gradually finds its footing

Like a photo that comes into focus or a sculpture that slowly takes shape, a clearer image of Quebec’s new public healthcare system has gradually been emerging from the reorganization that was set in motion on April 1.

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