Happy Valley-Goose Bay

The Labrador Health Centre is located in Happy Valley-Goose bay.  The hospital has 25 beds, a 24-hour Emergency Department and Outpatient Clinics, staffed by Family Physicians.  Each Family Physician is also responsible for the medical care of a North Coast community.  Specialists include a General Surgeon, an Anesthetist and an Obstetrician/Gynecologist.  There are a number of visiting specialists who provide services at the Labrador Health Centre on a regular basis. 

Other community health services such as Primary Health Care, Health Promotion and Education, Youth Services Programming and Cervical Screening Initiatives are offered from additional sites in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

Upon their arrival to Happy Valley – Goose Bay, students may take a taxi to the Labrador Health Centre to pick up a package of information which will hold their keys and address to the apartment.  On the first day of the rotation students are provided with a general orientation to the Labrador Health Centre. 

Community Overview

Happy Valley-Goose Bay is located in central Labrador on the coast of Lake Melville and the Churchill River. The population of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is approximatly 8,000.

For more information about Happy Valley-Goose Bay, visit: www.happyvalley-goosebay.com

Transportation & Accommodations
There is no public transporation in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, however there is taxi service available: Cooneys Taxi at 709-896-3333.

Learners training in either the hospital or clinics are provided accommodations whenever possible. For more information about accommodations, please contact the APA for Happy Valley-Goose Bay at dme.labradorgrenfell@mun.ca.
Contact Information

Labrador Health Centre Switchboard Phone Number: 709-897-2000.

If you require contact information or additional information about Happy Valley-Goose Bay, please connect with the APA for Labrador at dme.labradorgrenfell@mun.ca.