Five permanent specialties (Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Internal Medicine, General Surgery and Anesthesiology) provide on-call service 24-hours, seven days a week for 365 days a year.
Patients needing or wanting to see a specialist must be referred by their community health centre or by the Primary Care Centre in Yellowknife. Stanton Territorial Hospital offers eight permanent specialist services and 11 visiting specialists.
Through rehabilitation, people with disabilities work with teams of health professionals to achieve their goals, and optimize functional independence and participation within their communities. Rehabilitation addresses all aspects of life including mobility, communication, activities of daily living, work, leisure, spiritual and emotional concerns.
STHA Occupational Therapists assist in building skills necessary for independent living and solves the problems that interfere with people’s ability to do the activities or occupations that are important to them.
Speech-Language Pathologists identify, assess, evaluate, treat, manage, educate and help to prevent language, speech, voice, fluency, cognitive, and other related communication disorders, as well as swallowing problems.