For almost a whole year now the residents of Chesley and the surrounding area have endured theproblem of an ER in our local hospital that is open only during business hours on weekdays. In addition,it continues to experience additional closures… Read More »Chesley Needs 24/7 Emergency Services
Walkerton Herald-Times: “After two years of partial closure, South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) had announced in October 2022 that due to a critical shortage of nursing staff, the ER in Chesley would be completely closed for eight weeks. The… Read More »Crowd packs auditorium at rally to save Chesley hospital
West Grey Council Receives Letter Expressing Concern Over “Deterioration” Of Local Hospital Services
Bayshore News Team: “The letter says the group has grave concerns over the ongoing operations of the local hospital corporation — South Bruce Grey Health Centre. “
The Post: “There’s a history of the community in Chesley fighting back when their nearly 80-year-old hospital comes under threat.”
Sift through local newspaper coverage of previous attempts to close Chesley Hospital in 1976, 1978 and again in 1996, and an interesting story emerges. So many people have stepped forward in their time to take a leading role in opposing… Read More »Eddie and Bill… They Had Our Backs
In January 2022, a group of local citizens from Chesley and Walkerton, shared a common concern about limitations on the consistent availability of emergency services within their communities. Hospitals in these two municipalities are part of SBGHC, a health care… Read More »With Friends Like These
In January 2022, in response to a critical nursing shortage at SBGHC, Brockton Council hired CD Consulting to explore the reasons for the shortage and offer recommendations to address the situation. Consultant Carol De Rosie is a graduate of Queen’s… Read More »The De Rosie Report Contains Suggestions to Solve the ER Issue. What is Happening?