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Visiting Hours

Health Sciences North has expanded its visiting hours from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m daily.

Only two visitors per patient are permitted at one time.

Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times.

Visiting of patients in the Emergency Department (ED) is determined by ED staff.

Please check with the nursing staff to discuss visiting options for special care areas (such as Labour and Delivery and Post Partum Unit). These visiting guidelines are intended to provide our patients the time that they need to heal and to help us reduce the risk of infection.

The main entrance will be locked between the hours of 11:30 p.m. and 06:00 a.m.

Cafeteria / Tim Hortons

Cafeteria services for staff and visitors:
Cafeteria services features beverages, sandwiches, hot meals and baked goods. Vending machines containing pop, juice and snacks are also available. The cafeteria is located on the 2nd floor of the Ramsey Lake Health Centre.

Tim Hortons:
The hospital has two full service Tim Hortons located near the main entrance and Northeast Cancer Centre.

Free Public WiFi

Health Sciences North is pleased to offer free public WiFi for patients and visitors in the following locations of the hospital:
Ramsey Lake Health Centre Cafeteria (by Rock Garden Café)
Main Entrance of Ramsey Lake Health Centre (by Tim Hortons)
Main Entrance of the Northeast Cancer Centre (by Tim Hortons)
Pediatric Chemotherapy Suites in the Northeast Cancer Centre
Main Entrance of the Daffodil Lodge in the Northeast Cancer Centre

Gift Shop

The Gift shop is located in the main lobby of the Ramsey Lake Health Centre. Here, you are able to purchase items such as magazines, snacks and toiletries.

The gift shop hours are:
Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Cell Phone Policy

Please be advised cell phones and other wireless devices are restricted in all patient care areas of the hospital.

Please limit the use of these devices to entrances, lobbies, and cafeterias.

Support a Scent-Free Environment

To protect the health and well-being of our patients, visitors and staff, Health Sciences North kindly requests that you do not wear or use any scented products while on hospital property.

Scented products linger long after an individual leaves an area. This can cause allergic reactions and respiratory distress for patients, visitors and staff.

Bicycle Lockers

Health Sciences North has fully contained bicycle lockers for use by staff, physicians, volunteers, or visitors. They are located at the front of the hospital just outside the main entrance, as well as outside the South Tower entrance and Northeast Cancer Centre rooftop. Anyone wishing to utilize a locker may do so but must supply their own lock and must remove their lock at the end of the visit so that others may access the units. The lockers are built to have the bike backed into the unit.