The Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre has 41 acute care beds. Services include: anesthesia, chemotherapy, diabetes education, family practice, general surgery, gynecology, obstetrics, ICU/Cardiac, internal medicine, laboratory, palliative care, pathology (off site), pediatrics, psychiatry, radiology, respiratory therapy, ultrasonography and 24-hour emergency (category A). Other services include laboratory, nursing, nutritional, pharmacy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, pastoral care, radiology, social work, diabetic education and speech language pathology along with visiting specialty clinics.
Please remember to wear your name tag at all times while in the hospital and/or clinic. No aftershave, perfume or scented deodorants are permitted.
As a medical student / resident you have already received an Eastern Health orientation in St. John’s and this is consistent with orientation that is done in the Burin Hospital. As a result, medical students and residents are not required to redo the orientation while training elsewhere in the rural Eastern Region.
Marystown has a population of approximately 5,000 and Burin has a population of approximateily 2,000. The general catchment area for the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre has a population of approximately 20,000 people. General information about Burin and Marystown can be found at: www.townofburin.com/ or www.marystown.ca or through the Town of Marystown Facebook page.
Transportation & Accommodations
There is no public transit in Marystown/Burin. The phone number for Marystown Taxi is 709-279-6500 and Burin Taxi is: 709-891-2834.
Learners training in either the hospital or clinics are provided accommodations whenever possible. For more information about accommodations, please contact the APA for Burin and area at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Switchboard Telephone Number: 709-891-1040.
If you require contact information or additional information about Burin and the surrounding area, please connect with the APA for Burin at email@example.com.