Central East Stroke Network

Site: Barrie

Record #: CWD7198
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2022
Last Full Update: 28 Mar 2022


Description (Service) COVID-19 Update
Access to Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre is currently restricted to those with appointments only ; call, email or visit website for information regarding Central East Stroke Network

Regular Service
One of 11 regional systems established to implement the Ontario Stroke System
  • goal is to improve access to evidence-based prevention and care in order to reduce stroke incidence, mortality and residual disability
  • provides presentations to the public, service clubs, retirement homes and all health care providers in addressing the risk factors and stroke care best practices
  • District Stroke Centres differ from community hospitals in that they are organized to deliver tPA for acute ischemic stroke on an around the clock basis
    • tPA (tissue plasminogen activator) is a type of thrombolytic drug, often referred to as clot busters
    • District Stroke Centres also assess and triage patients for Endovascular Therapy (EVT), a clot removal procedure.
    • EVT is performed at tertiary care centres outside the Central East Stroke Region
The following hospitals in the Central East Stroke Network are designated District Stroke Centres:
  • Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - Enhanced District Stroke Centre
  • Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, Richmond Hill (Formerly York Central Hospital)
  • Muskoka Algonquin District Stroke Centre, Huntsville
  • Peterborough Regional District Stroke Centre, Peterborough
  • Lakeridge Health (Oshawa) District Stroke Centre

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Muskoka District ; Peterborough (County of) ; Simcoe County ; York County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit website
Languages English
Fees None - Paid by OHIP

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
201 Georgian Dr
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 6M2
Intersection Hwy 400 and Duckworth St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-728-9090 ext 46311, 705-728-9090 ext 46320
E-Mail cesn@rvh.on.ca
Website cesnstroke.ca/
Primary Contact Alda Tee, Community and Long Term Care Coordinator; Phone: 705-728-9090 ext 46312; Email: teea@rvh.on.ca
Alternate Contact Cheryl Moher, Regional Program Director; Phone: 705-728-9090 ext 46300; Email: moherc@rvh.on.ca
Primary Executive Alda Tee, Community and Long Term Care Coordinator; Phone: 705-728-9090 ext 46312; Email: teea@rvh.on.ca
Mailing Address Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre 
201 Georgian Dr 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 6M2

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