Respiratory Therapy

The Respiratory Therapy Department is under the direction of the Regional Director of Pharmacy and Respiratory Therapy.

Western Memorial Regional Hospital
(Corner Brook)
Monday to Sunday
0800 - 2030 hours

After hours
2030 - 0800 hours
To book appointment:
(709) 637-5000 Ext. 5298

Respiratory Dept:
(709) 637-5000 Ext. 6621
Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital
Monday to Friday
0800 - 1600 hours

(709) 643-5111 Extension 211


Principal Functions


  1. To provide quality health care to all patients.

  2. To provide patients with Respiratory Disease the education to help them understand their disease, to reduce the amount of time lost due to hospitalization and illness, and to improve their overall quality of life.

  3. To maintain all equipment to the standard required for safe, effective use.

  4. To use the most effective treatment and / or equipment while being conscious of the cost effectiveness. We will reduce waste by providing the best and safest solution for the patient which is also the most environmentally sound solution.

  5. To educate all hospital staff to the variety of services of Respiratory Therapy. To ensure that all staff have a complete understanding of the role and responsibilities of the Respiratory Therapist.

  6. To work as one with all hospital staff as an important and valued member of the health care team.


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