Facts and Stats

London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is one of Canada’s largest acute care teaching hospitals and is affiliated with more than 40 academic institutions, including Western University and Fanshawe College. Located in London, Ontario, Canada, LHSC is a multi-site facility that encompasses University Hospital, Victoria Hospital and Children’s Hospital, the Kidney Care Centre, Byron Family Medical Centre and Victoria Family Medical Centre, and is the home of Lawson Health Research Institute and Children’s Health Research Institute, CSTAR (Canadian Surgical Technologies & Advanced Robotics), the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, as well as Children’s Health Foundation and London Health Sciences Foundation.



Patient Care Statistics at LHSC


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150,649

Emergency visits
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16,623

Operating Room inpatient
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6.9 days

Average length of stay
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357,808

Patient days
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14,483

Operating Room Endoscopy
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415

University Hospital Beds
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753,630

Ambulatory visits
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8,809

Opearting Room Day Surgery
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525

Victoria Hospital Beds
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36

Bassinets
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50,117

Admissions
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109

Children's Hospital Beds

Statistics based upon data for the period April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015

Working at LHSC 2014/2015


Physicians, dentists and midwives

903

Nurses

3,730

Residents and fellows

894

Medical students*

268

Research personnel

900

Technicians and technologists

904

Administrative and corporate professional

2,100

*Senior medical students (3rd and 4th year)
who receive training at LHSC throughout the year
Service

1,377

Management

316

Allied health

589

Volunteers

900

Non-medical students

791

Student nurses

773

TOTAL

14,445