MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release:
Monday, November 3, 2008

Take Our Kids to Work Day at London Health Sciences Centre


(London, ON) – This Wednesday, over 350 Grade 9 students will get an inside look at what a career in health care is really about. This is the fourteenth year that LHSC will participate in Take Our Kids to Work Day.

As London’s largest employer with approximately 10,000 staff and physicians, Take Our Kids to Work Day offers LHSC the chance to showcase the large scope and variety of jobs throughout the hospital.

This year students will meet a parent who made a decision to change her career four years ago after attending a Take Our Kids to Work Day tour with her son.

The media is invited to attend the tour at LHSC’s University Hospital.

Date:

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Time:

8:30 a.m.

Location:

LHSC – University Hospital
Patios A & B
Take main elevators to Level 3, and follow the signs

LHSC will host students from eight regional school boards who will tour areas such as Speech-Language, Pathology, Diagnostic Imaging, Pharmacy Services, Dialysis Unit, Social Work, Biomedical Engineering and Nursing.

LHSC is committed to life-long learning and, in collaboration with our educations partners, fosters learning and development opportunities such as this.

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For more information contact:


Kelly Almond

Corporate Communications and Public Relations

London Health Sciences Centre

519-685-8500, ext. 77129 / pager 15427

kelly.almond@lhsc.on.ca

After-hours assistance:


Call LHSC Switchboard at 519-685-8500 and ask to page the communications consultant on-call

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