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2017 Expansion Highlights
MDH Officially opens for Patient Care!
October 1, 2017 at 6am – The new, expanded hospital officially opens for patient care! After a 24 month construction period Milton District Hospital opens its doors to serve the community of Milton with an additional 330,000 sq. ft. enhancing healthcare close to home.
Halton Healthcare receives the key to MDH expansion!
On Friday, April 28th 2017 Halton Healthcare’s CEO Denise Hardenne received ‘the key’ to the newly constructed Milton District Hospital expansion from officials at a special ceremony celebrating substantial completion. Officials from Infrastructure Ontario, Halton Healthcare, PCL Constructors Canada Inc. and Plenary Group took part in a ceremonial key exchange at the site of the expanded hospital. Photo from left to right: John McKendrick, executive vice president, Project Delivery, Infrastructure Ontario; Denise Hardenne, president & CEO, Halton Healthcare; Kelly Wallace, district manager, PCL Toronto; Hafeez Habib, vice president, Project Delivery, Plenary Group. Please click to read the PCL News Release.
“We are incredibly excited about achieving this significant milestone and extend our thanks to everyone who contributed to the construction of this state-of-the-art hospital expansion,” says Denise Hardenne, president & CEO, Halton Healthcare. “This project is a major step in the development and expansion of MDH and will provide increased capacity to meet the community’s growing healthcare needs. The months ahead are going to be fast-paced, exciting, and challenging as we prepare ourselves, and this new facility, to provide exemplary patient experiences on opening day and for many years to come.”
Milton’s first MRI arrives – Hospital signs installed
On January 17 2017 Milton’s first MRI arrived and installation began the next day. The hospital signs have been installed as well, proudly displaying our name: Milton District Hospital. Our new shipping and receiving department is already a hub of activity as we have begun receiving more than 7,000 pieces of equipment that have been purchased thanks to generous donations from our community.
Milton District Hospital Expansion Reaches New Heights
On Friday, June 3, 2016, the Honourable Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long Term Care and Indira Naidoo Harris, MPP Halton joined representatives from Halton Healthcare, the Town of Milton the Milton District Hospital Foundation and numerous members of the construction team to celebrate the official topping off of the Milton District Hospital Expansion.
The topping off ceremony is a traditional construction celebration that is held to signify that the highest point of the building has been reached. Dignitaries and invited guests celebrated this achievement by signing a 30 ft. steel beam that was used to form the structure of the new expansion. With more than 360 workers on site daily, construction of the expansion is now approximately 45 per cent complete and on track to substantial completion in Spring 2017.
Click here to view video of Topping Off Ceremony and other Expansion Milestones.
Groundbreaking Ceremony at Milton District Hospital
On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 a large group of stakeholders gathered to witness the Official Groundbreaking Ceremony at Milton District Hospital.