Routine hemodialysis is conducted in the Dialysis Unit at TDMH, where treatment is initiated and managed by specialized Registered Nurses and Dialysis Assistants. Currently, there are 36 patients that come to the unit to be dialyzed three times per week. A referral from the South Western Regional Self Care Dialysis Centre to have treatment provided at the Tillsonburg Satellite Site.
LHSC and the South West Regional Renal Program provide oversight of satellite dialysis clinics across Southwestern Ontario in partnership with eight hospitals
Tillsonburg has a 6 bed unit and is currently treating 30 patients closer to home.