MEDIA STATEMENT

For Immediate Release

July 9, 2013

Police issue an “All Clear” at LHSC’s Victoria Hospital

All access restrictions have been lifted

(LONDON, Ontario) - London Police Services have issued an “All Clear” status at the Victoria Hospital site of London Health Sciences Centre. All access restrictions to the hospital have been lifted.

The site had been operating under precautionary restrictions while London Police Services completed a search for a suspicious person in the London Regional Cancer Program facility which was under full lock-down status.

LHSC extends its thanks to the London Police Services for their professionalism and expert handling through this difficult situation.

We also want to extend our thanks to our patients and visitors for their understanding.

Special thanks to our staff and physicians whose focus remained on the care and safety of our patients as we worked through this challenging situation.

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