Inpatient, Cataract and Day Surgery

Surgeon preforming surgery on patient

A unique ambulatory facility, St. Joseph’s Hospital specializes in minimally invasive same-day and short-stay inpatient surgery.

Our physicians care for patients with:

  • Breast abnormalities
  • Cancer
  • Ear, nose, throat, head, face and neck disorders
  • Eye disease
  • Hand and upper limb conditions
  • Reconstructive plastic surgery
  • Urological disorders
  • Gynecological disorders
  • Dental surgery needs

We also provide patients with comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and follow-up care.

 

How are we doing?

Survey results for inpatient surgery (January to March 2019):

90% responded with a 9 or 10 rating when asked to rate their overall experience (on a 1-to-10 scale).

94% responded “Completely” when asked if they had a clear understanding of all their prescribed medications before they left the hospital.

95% responded “Always” when asked how often the nurses treated them with courtesy and respect.

 

Survey results for day surgery patients (January to March 2019)*:

88% responded with a 9 or 10 rating when asked to rate their overall care (on a 1-to-10 scale).

100% rated the cleanliness of the day surgery area as “Very Clean”.

98% responded “Definitely” when asked if they felt they were treated with respect and dignity while at the hospital.

*These results exclude cataract suite procedures.

 

Survey results for cataract patients (January to March 2019):

95% responded with a 9 or 10 rating when asked to rate overall care (on a 1-to-10 scale).

100% responded “Yes” when asked if they knew who to contact if their symptoms or conditions worsened before their procedure.

100% responded “Definitely” when asked if they felt they were treated with respect and dignity while at the hospital.

Each of these results reflects an above average rating based on scores from teaching hospitals in Ontario.

Last updated: Thu, 2019-08-22 14:32