The Carbonear General Hospital has 80 acute care beds. Services include: anesthesia, chemotherapy, family practice, general surgery, gynecology, obstetrics, ICU/cardiac, internal medicine, laboratory, palliative care, pathology, pediatrics, psychiatry, radiology, respiratory therapy, ultrasonography and 24-hour emergency (category A). Other services include: nursing nutritional, pharmacy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, pastoral care, social work, diabetic education and speech language. 

The Carbonear area also includes medical clinics in the communities of Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace and Upper Island Cove.

Medical learners already received a Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services orientation in St. John’s and this is consistent with orientation that is done in the Carbonear Hospital. As a result, medical students and residents are not required to redo the orientation while training elsewhere in the rural eastern region.

Community Overview
Carbonear has a population of approximately 6,800. The general catchment for the Carbonear General Hospital has a population of roughly 20,000. General information about Carbonear can be found at:          
Transportation & Accommodations

There is no public transit in Carbonear. However, taxi services are available: Jim’s Taxi at 709-596-5131 and A-1 Taxi at 709-596-7526.

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

Contact Information

Carbonear General Hospital Switchboard Phone Number: 709-945-5111.

If you require contact information or additional information about Carbonear and the surrounding area, please connect with the APA for Conception Bay at