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Nephrology & Medicine

B4 is associated with the Regional Renal Program and is part of the Medicine Program.

This inpatient unit specializes in caring for nephrology patients, and in particular, peritoneal dialysis patients. The nursing staff is comprised of both RNs and RPNs working in a primary care model, all of whom are trained to provide peritoneal dialysis care to patients within the unit, as well as throughout the hospital. This unit also provides care for a variety of general medicine patients.

B4 focuses on patient-centered care and incorporates a multidisciplinary team of health professionals, consisting of a physiotherapist, an occupational therapist, physiotherapist assistants, a speech language pathologist, registered dietitians, social workers, discharge planners, a case manager from the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), physicians (both hospitalists and nephrologists), nursing and clerical staff. This team meets daily to discuss the needs of every patient admitted to B4.

Hours of Operation:
24 hours a day, 7 days per week

Contact phone number:
(705) 743-2121, ext. 5069

To read more about our Regional Renal/Outpatient Dialysis program, including home hemodialysis, please click here.