The Respiratory Therapy Department provides 24 hours service to patients with respiratory illness. This includes mechanically ventilated patients in Critical Care, Neonatal Intensive Care and Emergency.

As part of the multidisciplinary team, we are involved with all patient populations in all areas of the hospital including Labour and Delivery, Medical Units, Surgical Units, Pediatrics, Critical Care, NICU, Emergency and Long Term Care Units. By performing various diagnostic testing, patient assessment, and evidence-based treatments we help patients understand and overcome their symptoms and disease process.

The Pulmonary Function Lab performs in-depth lung studies on both inpatients and outpatients including spirometry, diffusion capacity and lung volumes using state-of-the-art diagnostic tools.

Hours of Operation

Respiratory Therapy: 24 hours/day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year
Pulmonary Function Lab: 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Location

Main Office Respiratory Therapy – Level 2, E Wing

Research and Training

We are a clinical site for Respiratory Therapy students from Canadore College in North Bay.

Contact

Main Respiratory Therapy Dept: 705-759-3434 ext. 5478
Pulmonary Function Lab: 705-759-3434 ext. 4243

Resources

The Lung Association is the leading organization in Canada working to promote lung health and prevent and manage lung disease. We do this by funding vital research, pushing for improved treatments, smarter policies, or supporting patients in managing their health.

www.lung.ca

The College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO) is dedicated to supporting Respiratory Therapists in their delivery of high-quality, safe and ethical care to the public of Ontario. 

Please use our site to learn more about Respiratory Therapy, respiratory health information, the CRTO, our Council & Committees, or how to submit a complaint. 

www.crto.on.ca

The CSRT provides leadership that advances the profession, practice and understanding of respiratory therapy nationally and internationally by supporting environments that foster innovation and knowledge translation, and by promoting excellence in evidence-based care.

www.csrt.com

The Respiratory Therapy Society of Ontario is a non-profit organization of professionals devoted to the promotion of Respiratory Therapy in the province of Ontario.

www.rtso.ca