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Qikiqtani General Hospital



Qikiqtani General Hospital Phone: (867) 975-8600

About Us

QGH is a 35 bed acute care facility in Iqaluit. The hospital serves the approximately 16,000 people living in the Qikiqtani (Baffin) Region, which is home to twelve communities spread over approximately one million square kilometres.


Specialist Clinics

QGH provides the following specialist services:

-              Cardiology

-              Gynaecology

-              Dermatology

-              Rheumatology

-              Neurology

-              Internal medicine

-              Respirology

-              Urology

-              Orthopaedics

-              Paediatric cardiology, orthopedics, neurology

-              Allergist

-              ENT (Ears, nose and throat specialist)

-              Ophthalmology


Information for Patients and Visitors

When you arrive for a scheduled procedure you’ll check in at the new side of the hospital.  At check in you will provide your valid Nunavut Health Card or ID as required.  This will allow admission staff to properly identify who you are and prepare the information for your care.  At check in you will also receive an ID bracelet.  This ID bracelet is for your safety and is to be worn at all times during your stay at QGH.  It provides QGH staff access to your information to ensure you receive the proper care.

QGH is an accredited health facilty. The emergency room is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The clinic hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..

If you are registering for an appointment please ensure you bring your Nunavut Health care card and list of your current medicaitons. Non-Nunavut residents should provide their provincial or territorial health care coverage number.

Visitor Hours are daily from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m..

Qikiqtani General Hospital Phone: (867) 975-8600