Laurie Zimmer

Vice-President, Operations
519-464-4400, Ext. 4606

As Vice-President and with 30 years of healthcare experience, Laurie is accountable for a diversified portfolio of corporate, clinical and support services. Most recently with the Erie St. Clair LHIN, she brings a strong understanding of the local health issues, priorities and needs, and Laurie recognizes the broader strategic trends in healthcare policy, integration and system development. A trusted, collaborative and consultative professional, she has a proven track record of leading and facilitating excellence in health system planning, service delivery and process and performance improvement.

Originally a Registered Nurse in critical care, Laurie has a Masters of Science in Leadership and Management. Her major paper was on interprofessional collaborative care, a current focus at Bluewater Health. She is passionate about patient and family-centred care within a culture that supports those who receive care and provide care. Laurie often speaks at provincial or national conferences, and serves on a number of provincial and regional committees.

Maps & Directions

Bluewater Health’s programs and services are distributed across two locations, Bluewater Health in Sarnia and Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia. 

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Emergency Care

Bluewater Health’s Emergency Department (ED) provides safe, quality emergency nursing and medical care to patients.

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Locate a Patient

Find or contact a patient by telephone, email or e-card.

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Compliments & Concerns

We are always looking for ways to improve, and welcome your questions, comments, suggestions and concerns. If you’re in hospital, please speak to the hospital staff.

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