Medical Day Unit

The Medical Day Unit (MDU) provides outpatients with medical treatment for a wide variety of conditions.

Types of treatments provided in the Medical Day Unit

  • Intravenous medication administration (iron, antibiotics)
  • Anticoagulant therapy
  • Blood transfusion
  • Pain clinic (epidural)
  • Installation and care of PICC Line (peripherally inserted central catheter)
  • Mantoux test (screening for tuberculosis)
  • Wound care and dressing

Who do we serve?

  • Adults (18+)

How to access our services?

  • You must have a referral from your physician to book an appointment.

The Medical Day Unit is part of the HGH Ambulatory Clinics.


About The Program

Before your appointment

  1. Your physician will fax us a request.
  2. We will call you to schedule an appointment. It may take a few weeks or up to several months before we call you, depending on the specialists’ availability.
  3. If your treatment requires special preparation such as fasting, we will let you know upon booking the appointment.

What to bring

  • Valid Health Card
  • List of all your medications, including prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, supplements and herbal medicines
  • List of allergies

When you arrive

  • Please use the Main Entrance and register at one of the self-serve kiosks at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment. Clerks are available to help with the registration process.
  • Take a pager when registering. It will buzz and light up when your turn comes up and indicate in which room to report.
  • Room numbers and other public interest messages are presented on the TV screens.

Business hours

Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (except public holidays)


613-632-1111, extension 53102, or option 1 (Appointment), then option 5 (Medical Day Unit)
Toll-free: 1-800-790-8870, extension 53103




HGH – Main Campus
1111 Ghislain Street
Hawkesbury, ON K6A 3G5

The Medical Day Unit is located in Block B, Level 1. View a hospital plan.

External resources

For information on blood transfusion, visit Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network (ORBCoN).

Referring a patient to HGH Medical Day Unit

Medical Specialists


To refer a patient, download the Consultation Request Form, fill it out and fax it to 613-636-6190.


The Hawkesbury and District General Hospital (HGH) provides more than 40 specialized medical clinics for residents of Prescott-Russell and surrounding region. For a list of clinics, departments and services, visit Refer a patient.