The Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital is located in Clarenville. The hospital has 47 acute care beds, 42 long-term care beds and two respite care beds. The long-term care patients are located in the Dr. Albert O’Mahony Manor. This facility is attached to the hospital.
Services include anesthesia, chemotherapy, family practice, general surgery, gynecology, obstetrics, ICU/Cardiac, internal medicine, laboratory, palliative care, pathology, pediatrics, psychiatry, radiology, respiratory therapy, ultrasonography and 24-hour emergency (category A). Other services include nursing, nutritional, pharmacy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, pastoral care, social work, diabetic education and speech language pathology. Visiting clinics include neurology and ophthalmology.

The Clarenville area also includes medical clinics in the communities of Arnold's Cove, Clarenville and Port Blandford.

Medical learners already received a Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services orientation in St. John’s and this is consistent with orientation that is done in the Clarenville Hospital. As a result, medical students and residents are not required to redo the orientation while training elsewhere in the rural eastern region.  

Community Overview

Clarenville has a population of approximately 5,800 and their catchment for Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital includes a population of roughly 20,000. General information about Clarenville can be found at:  

Transportation & Accommodations

There is no public transit in Clarenville, however taxi services are available: Seaview Taxi at 709-466-2666.  

Learners training in either the hospital or clinics are provided accommodations whenever possible. For more information about accommodations, please contact the APA for Clarenville and area at

Contact Information

Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital Switchboard Phone Number: 709-466-3411, press 0

If you require the contact information or additional information about Clarenville and the surrounding area, please connect with the APA for Clarenville and area at