As part of its ongoing efforts to balance its books over the coming years, Grey Bruce Health Services (GBHS) is assessing the merits of consolidating elective day surgeries, currently performed at the Markdale, Meaford and Southampton hospitals, into the surgical program at the Owen Sound Regional Hospital.

Report to Board of Directors on Proposed Consolidation of Elective Day Surgeries: Stakeholder Feedback and Recommendations

The document below provides an in-depth summary of the surgical services review.

Strengthening the Surgical Program at GBHS

Hospital Specific documents:

The three documents below were presented to the public at meetings in the following communities.


Surgery Program – Information Presented to Meaford Community, March 28, 2017

Southampton/Port Elgin

Sustainable Surgery Program – Information Presented to Southampton Community, April 6, 2017


Update on New Centre Grey Hospital, and Surgery Program – Information Presented to Markdale Community, April 19, 2017

The following Back to Balance Backgrounder provides an overview of GBHS and the factors influencing our financial status.

Back to Balance Backgrounder

Have questions? Take a moment to read the Frequently Asked Questions document below. If your question is not answered here, contact information has been provided below.

Surgical Services: Frequently Asked Questions


The following options are available for commenting on the surgical services review, and for suggestions on returning GBHS to a balanced budget:

Phone: 519.378.1587


Comments will be summarized and provided to the GBHS Board of Directors for consideration. Personal information, such as email addresses or names, will not be shared.