GIMRAC

The General Internal Medicine Rapid Assessment (GIMRAC) Clinic is now located at 1N600 on Level 1 of the North Tower within the Ambulatory Care Clinic Area. 

Hours of Operation

The clinic operates Monday- Friday between the hours of 8:30am - 4:30pm.

The clinic is closed on weekends and statutory holidays.  

Services
The General Internal Medicine Rapid Assessment Clinic provides care for patients requiring a rapid assessment and not necessarily urgent care or admission to hospital. Your physician has made a referral to the GIMRAC Clinic for a follow up appointment after your current visit/discharge.

Upon receiving your referral, you should receive a call from the GIMRAC clinic to book an appointment within 48-72 hours. Referred patients will be seen by an internal medicine specialist for assessment, tests and the support of an interdisciplinary team.

Your interdisciplinary team may consist of:

  • Pharmacist
  • An Internal Medicine Specialist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Outpatient Navigator

 

Patient Information and Education

Welcome to GIMRAC:(General Internal Medicine Rapid Assessment Clinic) Patients and Family Information

What to expect:

Your visit may take up to 3 hours depending on your needs. You may see multiple members of our team and several tests may need to be done.

1. Initial GIMRAC appointment: The care team will evaluate your symptoms and create a care plan specific to your needs. After your initial appointment, the team may schedule additional tests and consultations with specialists.  

2. Follow up appointment: if required, your internal medicine specialists will see you to review results. This may be the final visit or additional appointments may be scheduled.

How to prepare for your visit:

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment to allow for registration with the GIMRAC Clinic.

Please bring with you the following items:

  • Ontario Health Card or other coverage.
  • A recent “Meds Check” (available from your local Pharmacist) or ALL of your medications for the Pharmacist to review.

  • Any other personal care items you require or normally use during the day (e.g. snacks).

 

If you are unable to make your scheduled appointment please contact the Ambulatory Care Scheduling Line as soon as possible: 905-632-3737 ext 4110

 

 

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