Respiratory Therapy services are offered at Louise Marshall Hospital and Palmerston District Hospital for both inpatients and outpatients of all ages.
Diagnostic tests including spirometry and oximetry are performed on an outpatient basis to diagnose and monitor the respiratory status of patients.
In order to have any outpatient tests done you will need a Physician referral.
Appointments are arranged through switchboard at:
Louise Marshall Hospital (519) 323-2210
Palmerston District Hospital (519) 343-2030
Hours of Operation
Inpatient support - Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Outpatient testing – Wednesday and every third Monday of the month, by appointment only
Respiratory Therapy services are located in the outpatient clinic areas of both hospitals
What to Bring
Please remember on the day of your appointment to bring your Health Card, requisition, an updated medication list, and respiratory medications. Please do not take any of your puffers or smoke the day of your breathing test. Please do not wear scented products.
Your appointment will be approximately 30 minutes to one hour in length depending on the test.