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Peter Vavougios, Physiotherapist at SMHC, demonstrates “Activators”, types of walking poles that can help patients improve their walking stability, autonomy and overall health.

World Diabetes Day 2014: SMHC’s experts shine the light on this disease

Montreal, November 14, 2014 – Throughout the entire month of November, St. Mary’s Hospital Center will be illuminated in blue to shine the light on Diabetes, a disease affecting over 380 million people worldwide. The blue light is a symbol of unity amongst nations to raise awareness and fight this pandemic that is putting increasing strain on healthcare resources across the globe. As part of World Diabetes Day, SMHC’s experts organized clinical presentations, information booths and much more to raise awareness and improve knowledge on care and treatment of this disease. Nurses, Endocrinologists, Nephrologists and Dietitians were present.
Frequently Asked Questions

What happens during admission?

The Admitting Department is located on the Ground Floor of the Hospital, in room G-308. Upon your arrival, the staff will help you to complete your admission. Should you be transferred to one of the floors following treatment in our Emergency Department, a member of our Admitting Department will go to see you in your room. If your admission has been scheduled in advance, you will be called to confirm the date and time of your admission.

How to get to SMHC?

St. Mary’s Hospital Center is located in the centre of Montréal, in the Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough, between Lacombe Avenue and Jean-Brillant Street.

Métro: Côte-des-Neiges (exit West)
Bus: #165 or 435, Côte-des-Neiges Road.
BIXI station: Lacombe Avenue at Côte-des-Neiges Road.

Limited parking is available at the front of the hospital. Rates are posted outside.

What are the opening hours?

Blood Procurement Centre:
Monday to Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(With the exception of Statutory Holidays).

Visiting Hours:
St. Mary’s has flexible visiting hours. Please consult the "Patients and visitors" section for more details.

All Nursing Units including Intensive Care and Long Term have unlimited visiting hours with the following exceptions:

Husband & close family
07h00 - 20h30.
Friends 15h00 - 20h30.

Every evening 19h00 - 20h00.
Weekends & holidays
14h00 - 16h00.

did you know?

As one of Montreal's finest hospitals, St. Mary's has a proud heritage of serving the community for 90 years. From its beginning as a 45-bed institution formally established in the Shaughn...