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Hospital Department Information
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Dictation Number

Residents on Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, and Surgery will be required to use the Health Records Digital Dictation System. A dictation number and training card will be issued on the first day of the rotation either following computer training or from the Office of Medical Education.

Lounge/Call Rooms

The medical trainee lounge is located on 6 North. Call rooms are also located in this area. The call rooms and lounge are available for use by medical trainees 24/7. Each call room has a networked computer for personal or hospital related use.

Call Room Procedures
  • Call rooms can be reserved starting at 8 a.m. on the day of call by writing your <name>, <date> and <service> on the white board on the door of the designated call room.
  • Call rooms can be used exclusively by the trainee on-call who reserved the room only after 4 p.m.
  • Do not leave your personal items in the call room till after 4 p.m.
  • All call rooms are available to be used by any medical trainee between 9 a.m.-to 4 p.m. on a first-come basis.
  • If you use the call room between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., you must
    • allow hospital staff to clean the room
    • change the linen on the bed with clean linen if you use it.

Call Stipends

A completed and signed Call Stipend Form and a copy of the master call schedule for each calendar month should be submitted to the Medical Education Office by the 6th of each month.

Travel reimbursements

Travel reimbursement claim forms should be returned to the Medical Education Office monthly. As outlined in the PAIRO agreement, the hospital will pay taxi charges to a maximum $70 per month (with appropriate receipts) under the following circumstances:
  • A resident is on out of hospital call and can respond within the Medical Advisory Committee's approved regulations regarding response time
  • The resident does not have a parking pass
  • The requirement to attend for clinical duties occurs after 6 p.m. and before 6 a.m.

Vacation request

All vacation requests need to be approved by the service you will be on and your base program.


A $100 refundable deposit is required for the Photo ID, pager, scrub card and security card. Payment is by credit card. The deposit will not be refunded if any of the items described are not returned at the end of the rotation.

Library Access

The Library is located on the main floor and is staffed Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Access outside of these hours is available to all residents and students with secure card access or by contacting security.