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December 23, 2015
During the holiday period, London Health Sciences Centre’s Emergency Departments (EDs) often experience high levels of patient activity. In these peak times we will continue to deliver high quality care to all patients; however those who do not require emergency care for life-threatening illnesses or injuries will face potentially long wait times, as the most critically ill patients will be seen first.
The Emergency Departments at LHSC do not provide continuing care for chronic conditions, assessment of long-term care residents, or prescription refills, including those for narcotics.
If you have a medical emergency please phone 911, or go directly to your nearest Emergency Department. For those with non-life threatening illnesses and injuries, we ask you to consider the following options before coming to the ED: