James Paton Memorial Hospital is one of two acute care referral centres in the central region. It provides a wide variety of emergency, acute care and specialized medical services.
Community Overview

The Town of Gander is a modern and progressive community, a preferred service centre for more than 80,000 people in some 130 communities within a 100 km radius.

With a population of more than 11,000, Gander offers a host of recreational opportunities for tourists and residents. The town supports and operates many parks, hiking trails, playgrounds and recreational programs year-round. Major facilities include a multipurpose hockey arena, a curling club and an 18-hole golf course that sprawls over a pristine country setting. Nearby Gander River is a world class waterway offering thrilling adventures and superb angling. Gander Lake, the town’s water supply, provides the cleanest drinking water in the province.

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Transportation & Accommodations
Gander has no public transportation. However, taxi services are available: Busy Bee Taxi at 709-256-1444. 

Learners training in the hospital or clinics are provided accommodations whenever possible. For more information about accommodations, please contact the APA for Gander at

Contact Information

James Paton Memorial Hospital Switchboard Phone Number: 709-256-2500.

If you require contact information or additional information about Gander, please connect with the APA for Gander at