Our Story

Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) is a regional hospital delivering acute healthcare to a rapidly-growing population of more than 300,000 in Peterborough and the surrounding communities.

With an annual budget of nearly $324 million, PRHC has more than 460 inpatient beds and offers a wide range of services, including specialized programs in renal, stroke, cardiac, cancer care, vascular surgery and mental health & addictions and has a proud local history extending back over a century.

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Patient Experience

PRHC works every day to better understand the healthcare system and the care we provide from our patients’ point of view.

To ensure our patients’ have the best possible experience, the PRHC team is focusing on:

  • Encouraging family presence and facilitating family participation throughout the care journey

  • Recruiting patients and families to participate as advisors to help improve the care we provide

  • Documenting patient and family stories to share with our internal and external stakeholders

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PRHC is dedicated to providing the best quality of care to all our patients, and we are proud to be part of a system that is focused on quality, accountability, transparency and results. Ontario’s hospitals operate in one of the most demanding accountability and transparency environments in Canada.

This section of our website has been developed to demonstrate our commitment to these values and to the communities we serve.

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Our Team

Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) is the region’s largest employer, with more than 2,500 staff, 400 physicians with privileges and a core group of 500 volunteers.

The care we provide at PRHC is shaped by three values: Guided by you, Doing it Right, Depend on us. Our team embraces these values every day. It means making a difference in the lives of the hundreds of thousands of patients we serve every year. It means being on the leading edge of healthcare in Canada, and benefiting from the support of more than 3,000 PRHC physicians, staff and volunteers, who share one common goal: to provide our patients with the best possible care and experience.

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