Our History. Our Hospital. Our History. Our Hospital. – The Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance

Our History. Our Hospital.

Chatham and Wallaceburg sites - Chatham-Kent Health AllianceWe’ve been helping the residents of Chatham-Kent build a healthier community since 1998.

Our History

Since our inception in 1998, The Foundation of CKHA has led activities formerly carried out by the Foundations of Public General Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Sydenham District Hospital.

Thanks to your generous support, we’ve helped raise more than $44 million for your local hospital. Your continued dedication to our mission is helping us to build stronger and healthier communities.

Our Hospital

The new corporation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) was formed on February 1, 2018 through an integration of the former Public General Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Sydenham District Hospital.

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) is a 200+ bed community hospital, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies. CKHA is committed to core service excellence, top-flight operational performance and to becoming a facility of choice in Southwestern Ontario. With sites in Chatham and Wallaceburg, CKHA is comprised of approximately 1360 compassionate staff, 178 physicians and 300 volunteers who serve the medical needs of 102,000 residents in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. CKHA is designated a schedule one facility under the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and cares for tens of thousands of inpatients, outpatients and emergency patients annually.

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