Description & Services
Public Comments NOTE: Please do not call the emergency department seeking medical advice. Due to legal reasons the emergency department staff are unable to provide advice or information over the telephone
Description (Service) Operates a full service 30 bed acute care facility 
  • Offers 3 intensive care beds, 2 labour and delivery rooms, and 25 medical and surgical beds 
  • Houses a surgical unit which includes a fully integrated operating room, day surgery, post anaesthesia, a recovery room, a pre admission clinic, endoscopy and cardiac stress testing 
  • Provides a 24 hour emergency department 
  • Offers services of a visiting orthopaedic surgeon on a monthly basis for total knee arthoplasty 
  • Offers services of various visiting specialists such as oncologists, pediatricians and geriatricians
 
Northern Ontario Remote Telecommunication Health (NORTH) Network 
  • Provides services of medical specialists to patients, family members and rural physicians via teleconferencing 
  • Provides support and advice to physicians for patient diagnoses and continuing care 
  • Provides access to professional health education
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Registration: Mon-Fri 6:45 am-5 pm 
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility All patients receiving services must be registered; non scheduled emergency services must register at Emergency entrance
Application Appointments with visiting specialists require referral from Physician
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Primary: 807-274-3261 
Administration: 807-274-4801
Fax 807-274-2898
E-Mail riverside@rhcf.on.ca
Website www.riversidehealthcare.ca
Primary Executive Ted Scholten, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-274-3266 ext 4823; Email: t.scholten@rhcf.on.ca
Alternate Executive Dr Barry Anderson, Chief of Staff; Email: barryjanderson@me.com
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 110 Victoria Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2B7
 
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Intersection Victoria Ave and Front St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)