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12018/04/17April 17 is World Hemophilia Day
Raising awareness and celebrating advancements in hemophilia care
22018/04/16LHSC receives hospital performance award
Trillium Gift of Life Network presented the Award
32018/03/16LHSC's Children's Hospital cheers on Team Canada
Staff and physicians in the PMDU have a message for Canada's Paralympic Hockey Team
42018/03/15Western Counties Property to be divested
LHSC pleased to be in final stages of land transfer
52018/03/14World Delirium Awareness Day
Delirium is an acute confusional state that is the result of a physiological problem.
62018/03/09Practical tips to help you spring forward
Don't forget to set your clocks ahead this weekend.
72018/03/08World Kidney Day
Highlighting the importance of women's kidney health
82018/03/05LHSC is well prepared for code orange events
A code orange could happen at any time of day, or day of the year.
92018/02/26Frightening collision a lifesaver
Collision led to the surprising discovery of the complete blockage in a main heart artery.
102018/02/05One Size Doesn't Fit All
Eating Disorders Awareness Week
112018/01/26Tips for a safe snowmobile season
International Snowmobile Safety Week is January 20-28
122018/01/25Safe winter driving can save lives
Tips, tools and reminders about safe winter driving
132018/01/23LHSC supports National Non-Smoking Week
January 21-27 is National Non-Smoking Week in Canada.
142018/01/12Woman to woman:
Endometrial cancer symptoms, tests and treatment
152018/01/11Patient receives 150th blood transfusion
Children's Health Foundation threw a surprise party in her honour.
162018/01/24Support Corus Radiothon for Children's
172018/01/08Celebrating 30 years of Impact
Informing teens. Preventing injuries.
182018/01/02Protect others from influenza
On Jan 3, all non-vaccinated will need to wear procedure masks in clinical units, ambulatory care areas and waiting areas.
192018/01/02LHSC welcomes the first baby of 2018!
This year's New Year baby is little Leila Elizabeth Hare, born at 12:20 a.m. and weighing 8lbs, 15oz.
202017/12/22Where can I go?
For medical emergencies, please phone 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Department
212017/12/28Special delivery
Babies born on Christmas Day at LHSC
222017/12/27Santa sighting
Santa and his elves visit Children's Hospital
232017/12/22Annual door decorating contest
Victoria Hospital's E4-200 wing held their annual door decorating contest.
242017/12/11Help shape LHSC's 2018/19 Quality Improvement Plan
Complete the survey!
252017/12/01New speed limit signs at LHSC
New speed limit signs have been installed to address safety concerns of excessive speeds.
262017/11/30Older Adult Resources Fair
More than 30 hospital and community partners joined the fair
272017/11/28Falls Prevention Month
Keeping kids safe from falls
282017/11/21Remembering Della Reese
Her history with Dr. Drake goes back to 1979 when she suffered a brain aneurysm.
292017/11/20So Long South Street book now available
Get your copy at any LHSC gift shop or select local retailers
302017/11/10Advancing care for rare form of cancer
November 10 is NET cancer awareness day
312017/10/27October 29 is world stroke day
Endovascular treatment of stroke leads to positive patient outcome
322017/10/27MOH funding announcement
LHSC receives bed funding
332017/10/19Exercise Code Orange
Preparing for external disaster
342017/10/13Transplant program celebrates 30 years
Transplant program holds celebration to mark special milestones
352017/09/26A journey with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
September is juvenile arthritis awareness month
362017/09/21Providing care for adults with muscular dystrophy
September is the awareness month for Muscular Dystrophy
372017/09/01Back to school safety
Let's keep everyone safe on the roads
382017/09/11Smile Cookie Week
392017/07/31LHSC to expand stem cell transplants
Ministry of Health announcement will double capacity at LRCP
402017/08/01Miracle Treat Day
412017/07/06Transcultural mental health services at LHSC
Helping at-risk children and families
422017/07/05LHSC marks National Injury Prevention Day green
Victoria Hospital B Tower atrium lights up green on July 5, 2017.
432017/06/30Happy 150 Birthday Canada!
When Canada celebrated its eighth birthday in 1875, the London General Hospital opened its doors.
442017/06/26Brain Injury Awareness Month
Protecting young cyclists from brain injury
452017/06/15Program wins Quality Award
This award recognizes three important elements: innovation, quality and teamwork.
462017/06/14First in Ontario
LHSC epilepsy patients benefit from robot-assisted neurosurgery
472017/06/08An afternoon of joy
The 24th annual Teddy Bear Picnic
482017/06/06A new approach to patient engagement
LHSC's transition age team for type 1 diabetes patients finds an innovative pathway to feedback.
492017/06/13A fun day of golf for the whole family!
502017/06/02World Eating Disorders Action Day
June 2, 2017
512017/05/31World No Tobacco Day
LHSC is a smoke-free facility.
522017/05/19May long weekend marks start of summer
It also marks the unofficial start of the trauma season for LHSC
532017/05/16Deep Brain Stimulation
Replacing medication with electricity for Parkinson's patient
542017/05/05STOP! Clean Your Hands Day
London Health Sciences Centre continues to be a leader in practicing good hand hygiene.
552017/04/21A gift of love
Live kidney donation brings quality of life back
562017/04/11A life-saving gift for Andy Moncrieff
For Andy Moncrieff, raising public awareness during BeADonor month is a personal priority.
572017/04/10What matters most to you? Take the survey!
Help create a new Patient Declaration of Values by taking this short survey.
582017/04/06New pacemaker first in Ontario
LHSC patients first in Ontario to benefit from new pacemaker technology
592017/04/05Jaws of Life demonstration
Jaws of Life demonstration kicks off LHSC's 2017 "Talk Trauma" Conference
602017/04/04LHSC recognizes donors with a special medallion
April is BeADonor Month
612017/03/24LHSC celebrates Purple Day for Epilepsy
Getting into the spirit early by wearing purple today!
622017/03/21Tips to keep children safe from poisoning
Recognizing National Poison Prevention Week
632017/03/17LHSC recognizes Farm Safety Week
LHSC plays a leadership role in the specialized care of injured patients.
642017/03/09Celebrating World Kidney Day
Interactive display in Westmount Shopping Centre
652017/03/06Cornerstone Counselling
Pilot project to provide support to transition age youth
662017/02/28Rare Disease Day
Exploring one role that LHSC plays in rare diseases
672017/02/21Positive impact on patient care
Patient and Family Centred Care Committee having a positive impact on patient care
682017/02/13Think FAST…
Can you recognize the signs of stroke?
692017/02/06Myth Busting for Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Dispelling some common misconceptions people have about eating disorders
702017/02/14London Health Research Day 2017
712017/02/02Trauma care: a family's perspective
After a devastating crash, Jenica and her family share their story of care at LHSC.
722017/01/19First in Ontario to implant mitral valve device
Cardiac team first in Ontario to implant the Canadian made Neovasc Tiara transcatheter device
732017/01/18LHSC recognizes National Non-Smoking Week
An important event in Canada's public education efforts on controlling tobacco use.
742017/01/20Holmes draws Dream Lottery home winner
752017/01/03LHSC welcomes the first baby of 2017!
This year's New Year baby is little Willa born at 3:10 a.m. and weighing an even 7lbs.
762016/12/23Physicians prescribe holiday joy at LRCP
"The Clinic Notes" ensemble performed a special Christmas concert.
772016/12/20Happy Holidays from LHSC!
Wishing you a safe, healthy and happy holiday.
782016/12/22A very special Christmas delivery
Babies born on Christmas Day are presented to their parents in a Christmas stocking.
792016/12/21Door decorating contest
Decorated doors bring holiday cheer to Victoria Hospital
802016/12/16Protect others from influenza
Wear a mask or get immunized to protect others from influenza
812016/12/02Eating disorders: the transition years
Providing clinical services for children and youth up to 18 years of age.
822016/11/23Trauma care: a family's perspective
LHSC serves as the designated Lead Trauma Hospital for the southwestern Ontario region
832016/11/22Preventing falls at home
LHSC promoting falls prevention and home safety throughout November.
842016/11/16Long road to recovery
Yvonne White spent four years, off and on, in a wheelchair and on crutches.
852016/11/09CSTAR accreditation
Simulation program awarded national accreditation
862016/11/01LHSC smoke-free
Four months since hospital became smoke-free
872016/10/26Promoting patient safety
Celebrating Canadian Patient Safety Week with a variety of activities
882016/10/21A stroke of luck
How the right care at the right time saved Yvonne Reynolds.
892016/10/14Comfort Stones
Comfort Stones for patients who have experienced a miscarriage
902016/10/11Breast Reconstruction Awareness
BRA Day on Oct. 19
912016/09/21Binge Eating Group Therapy
New innovative outpatient treatment group for individuals with a Binge Eating Disorder.
922016/10/07Dream Lottery - Make a difference locally!
932016/09/16Understanding Pituitary Disease
Information night to answer your questions
942016/09/08BRA Day 2016
Is breast reconstruction after mastectomy right for you?
952016/09/06Extra vigilance urged as children return to school
Normally quiet streets burst to life in the mornings and afternoons.
962016/08/29Organ & tissue donor rates
Registration rates have reached new highs!
972016/08/11Back in the field
A Canadian first in robotic surgery has allowed Elaine Fisher to regain control over her life.
982016/08/09Having a stroke? Call 911
It's so important to save time by calling 911 instead of driving yourself or having someone drive you to the hospital.
992016/08/02Play Pokemon Go safely
Stay safe while trying to catch them all!
1002016/07/21Heat wave
Health unit issues heat warning
1012016/06/30Smoke-Free LHSC
LHSC is now a smoke-free property
1022016/06/27Clearing the air
Why Ontario hospitals are going smoke-free
1032016/06/08New approach for aortic valve implantation
New surgical technique available to very select and complex patients
1042016/06/07Making an Impact online
LHSC's Trauma Program expands Impact to reach students online
1052016/05/30Did you know?
LHSC is the regional centre in southwestern Ontario for forensic pathology
1062016/05/27A life less plastic
Celebrating a 10-year carbon strike
1072016/05/20Unofficial start of trauma season
LHSC Trauma Programs says stay safe!
1082016/05/16Echocardiography services receives accreditation
Labs meet highest standards of care
1092016/04/28How electronic records are improving care
The development of a more complete electronic health record
1102016/04/26TONE program
Improving outcomes for transplant patients
1112016/04/22Adult Eating Disorders Service completes move
Programs up and running at 54 Riverview Avenue
1122016/04/2011 organ transplants in 1 weekend
An amazing nine lives saved
1132016/04/22Dream Lottery Supporting London Hospitals
1142016/04/12Canadian robotic surgical first
Robot treats obstructive defecation syndrome
1152016/04/11Mindy Williamson speaks out
Diagnosed with uterine fibroids more than 20 years ago, she had no idea what they were or the toll they would take on her life.
1162016/03/23Kangaroo-A-Thon
Event highlights benefits of skin-to-skin care
1172016/04/08Mike Weir Miracle Golf Drive for Kids
1182016/03/15The power of imagination
Mckenna Lumley uses imagination to stay positive during trying times
1192016/03/10Normal LTC Routes to UH resume March 22
1202016/03/07Stories of Illness and Health: Living with Pain
Hear stories of people living with pain.
1212016/02/18Celebrating National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week
Two-day open house to provide program information to potential patients and referring caregivers
1222016/02/09Notice to LHSC Fertility Clinic patients on Zika
The Fertility Clinic at LHSC is closely following developments related to the Zika virus.
1232016/02/08Protect others from influenza
With the Middlesex-London Health Unit, LHSC has been closely monitoring influenza activity
1242016/02/05Are you at risk for kidney cancer or melanoma?
New cancers added to online cancer risk assessment tool.
1252016/02/04CQI initiative brings information to inpatients
Adult oncology resource centre officially unveiled
1262016/02/01Simulation to improve patient safety
Scenario marks successful launch of LHSC's Thoracic Surgery simulation program
1272016/01/12Mental Health & Addictions Crisis Centre now open
CMHA Mental Health & Addictions Crisis Centre open for walk-in crisis assessment and support
1282016/01/04LHSC welcomes the first baby of 2016!
This year's New Year baby was born at 1:37 am weighing 6 lbs 2 oz.
1292015/12/31We don't want to see you in the trauma room
LHSC's Trauma Program would like to remind everyone to celebrate safely during the holidays.
1302015/12/30Santa delivers joy (and gifts) Christmas morning
Santa delivers joy (and presents) Christmas morning at Children's Hospital
1312015/12/23Where can I go for care during the holidays?
For non-life threatening illnesses and injuries, consider the following options before coming to the ED
1322015/12/16Buy Raffle Tickets to Experience Masters Week
1332015/12/15Dream Lottery - Supporting London Hospitals
1342015/12/03Celiac disease: living gluten-free
For people with celiac disease, eating gluten free is not an option - it is a necessity to live healthy lives
1352015/11/27November is Falls Prevention Month
Helping patients, and those in the community, stay on their feet
1362015/11/02Win a newborn photoshoot!
LHSC is holding a social media photo contest in support of the Period of PURPLE Crying program.
1372015/11/13Magical Winter Ball presents Enchanted Forest
1382015/10/29Empowered by knowledge
London's Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day one of largest in the country
1392015/11/05Dream Lottery - Supporting London Hospitals
1402015/10/09Inpatient Federal Election Voting
The Federal election campaign is now underway and Election Day is Monday, October 19, 2015.
1412015/10/29Men's Retirement and Leisure Fair
1422015/10/08LHSC's Cardiac Fitness Institute opens its doors
Cardiac Fitness Institute opening its doors to celebrate Oktoberfest and kick off fundraising campaign.
1432015/10/27Country Classic Auction for Mental Health Campaign
1442015/10/16Interested in running a fundraising event?
1452015/10/01Stories of Illness and Health
Join Dr. Shannon Arntfield to experience the stories of people living with illness.
1462015/09/29LHSC recognizes World Heart Day
A look back at some of our cardiac achievements over the past year
1472015/09/25Fighting Childhood Cancer Together
Paediatric Oncology Service holds Childhood Cancer Awareness Month event
1482015/09/16Something to Smile About
Purchase a Smile Cookie from September 14 - September 20 to help kids across our region.
1492015/09/11Tailor-made treatment
Margaret Greene receives personalized medicine for treatment of breast cancer
1502015/09/16Women Run London event
1512015/08/20Is breast reconstruction right for you?
BRA Day is a national campaign to promote education, awareness
1522015/07/24inside: Does the patient voice matter?
Patient input plays an integral role in shaping the delivery of health care at LHSC
1532015/07/23Smiles for Miracle Treat Day
Tori knows that because of generous donors on Miracle Treat Day, kids like her can smile
1542015/07/17inside: Finding a voice at the most critical time
iPads in ICU helped Bob Henry find his voice
1552015/07/06Standing tall after back surgery
Few understand the impact of back pain and arthritis as well as Dean Ewing
1562015/07/10Concussion Research and Awareness Event
1572015/06/30Have a Happy and Safe Canada Day!
London Health Sciences Centre would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Canada Day.
1582015/06/29LHSC's 2015 Annual Community Meeting
LHSC welcomed staff, physicians, community members and donors
1592015/06/24First in North America to implant Engager Valve
Heart team at LHSC first in North America to implant Medtronic's Engager Valve
1602015/06/12Roll up your sleeves for the Hospital Challenge
It's time to roll up your sleeves and donate!
1612015/06/11Teddy bears and young patients celebrate together
Smiles abound at the 23rd annual Teddy Bear Picnic
1622015/05/29LHSC welcomes back NICU graduates
Biennial celebration a chance for families and NICU staff to reunite for a day of fun
1632015/05/21You asked us
Looking back on the massive restructuring of LHSC's services
1642015/05/20LHSC Physiotherapy hosts Lower Extremity Symposium
Attendees came from hospitals, community clinics and home-cares.
1652015/05/11New Pet Therapy Initiative launches at LHSC
Piloted on the ninth floor Sub Acute Medicine Unit
1662015/05/01"Distracted Driving - Josh's Story" in theatres
Joins May movie blockbusters in London theatres
1672015/05/06Healing and helmets at LHSC's Children's Hospital
May 4-10 is Safe Kids Week
1682015/04/27Tweet chat for organ donation and transplantation
Dr. Sener answered questions during the tweet chat on April 22
1692015/04/21LHSC reaches kidney transplant milestones
April 19-25 is National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week
1702015/04/10Kangaroo-A-Thon at LHSC
Promoting skin-to-skin contact with NICU babies and their parents
1712015/04/09Tweet chat on organ donation and transplantation
In recognition of National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week
1722015/03/31Taking control of treatment
Seven-year Andie overcomes her MRI fear with the help of some special goggles
1732015/03/24The long road to recovery
A single-car accident changes the course of a life forever
1742015/03/20National Poison Prevention Week
Injury Prevention team urges vigilance to prevent accidental poisoning
1752015/03/13Check out the latest issue of inside
The Winter 2015 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
1762015/03/12World Kidney Day
LHSC and The Kidney Foundation of Canada team up to celebrate
1772015/03/04The Ultimate Wine and Food Experience
1782015/03/09Ministry of Health announcement
Funding for paediatric pain clinic
1792015/03/11Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Make the first move and reduce your risk of developing colorectal cancer
1802015/02/25iPads give a voice to patients
Pilot program enabling communication through the use of Apple iPads
1812015/02/25Stories of Illness and Health - March 19
1822015/02/17A remarkable journey for recovery
For Leila Rahafrouz, catching the flu profoundly affected her life
1832015/02/10LHSC's Cardiac Fitness Institute opens its doors
CFI staff celebrate National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, Feb. 8-14.
1842015/02/18Showdown in the Downtown breaks $1 million mark
1852015/02/05Preparing for our role as Ebola treatment hospital
LHSC has worked diligently to refine its readiness plan and processes
1862015/02/06Canadian first use of device saves OR time
LHSC's cardiac surgery program first in Canada to use new suture fastening system
1872015/01/20"Someone said yes"
Liver transplant recipient shares his story to encourage organ donation
1882015/01/02LHSC welcomes the first baby of 2015!
This year's New Year baby is little Elsie Lynn.
1892014/12/29Santa spreads cheer Christmas morning
Christmas made a little merrier for patients at Children's Hospital
1902014/12/24A very special Christmas delivery
London Health Sciences Centre celebrates a special holiday tradition
1912014/12/23"Distracted Driving - Josh's Story" in theatres
Cinematic trailer playing at all London Cineplex theatres
1922014/12/19Physicians recommend extra dose of holiday cheer
Musical concert by "The Clinic Notes"
1932014/12/18LHSC receives over 10,000 PURPLE caps for newborns
Raising awareness for Period of PURPLE Crying
1942014/12/16Season's greetings!
Happy holidays from all of us at LHSC
1952014/11/18From responder to survivor
A life-saving reversal of roles
1962014/11/18Back into the swing
How hip replacement surgery changed the course of Herb Hunter's life forever
1972014/12/01Protect others from influenza
Wear a mask or get immunized to protect others from influenza
1982014/11/26"Buckle Up, Phone Down"
London Middlesex Road Safety Committee and LHSC's Trauma Program promote driving safety
1992014/11/21Helping seniors find their balance
Educating about the importance of leading a healthy and safe lifestyle.
2002014/11/18Emily's journey
A surprising new test and treatment option uncovers a bright new future
2012014/11/04Check out the latest issue of inside
The Fall 2014 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
2022014/10/28LHSC leading the way in ultrasound technology
Portable ultrasound machines at the patient's bedside
2032014/10/21LHSC is preparing for Ebola
Directive requires enhancements to Ebola preparedness plans impacting most acute hospitals in Ontario
2042014/10/17Ontario paramedics and LHSC go PURPLE for November
Donate over 200 handmade purple caps
2052014/10/22Country Classic Auction
2062014/10/09LHSC featured in Hometown Hockey
Segment of Ron MacLean's new show on Sportsnet
2072014/09/19Stories of Illness and Health: Oct. 26
2082014/10/02Nov. 20: Preparing for the dementia tidal wave
2092014/09/30Recognizing Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Former LHSC patient returns to say thank you during special celebration
2102014/09/19Cancer Care Ontario 2014 Partnership Tour
CCO visits the London Regional Cancer Program
2112014/10/10Showdown In The Downtown
2122014/09/19BRA Day returns Oct. 15
2132014/09/16A heartening wait
Device allows Phil McCracken to build his strength at home in preparation for a heart transplant
2142014/08/29Extra vigilance needed as kids return to school
Safely share the road with school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists
2152014/08/21Getting cold to find a cure
LHSC's President and CEO takes the ice bucket challenge
2162014/08/19Others have made it through this - so can you
I Survived Cancer: Elisa's story
2172014/08/15Take a deeper look into diagnostic medical imaging
Do you know how the technology of each test differs?
2182014/08/12The best is yet to come
I Survived Cancer: Brenda's story
2192014/08/06When cancer came knocking
I Survived Cancer: Jen's Advice
2202014/08/01Treat yourself to an exclusive VIP experience
Available exclusively through Children's Health Foundation
2212014/07/31Shedding light on inherited metabolic disorders
April Willison says she owes her life to her brother Adam
2222014/08/133rd Annual Southwest Challenge Cycling Tour
2232014/07/18North American medical first at LHSC
Patient James Poulias receives new generation cardiac device
2242014/07/16Tool improves swallowing assessment for stroke
Acute Stroke Dysphagia Screening Tool is quick, valid and reliable.
2252014/08/05See The Line: Continuing Medical Education Program
2262014/07/22Concussion Q & A with Dr. Lisa Fischer
2272014/07/07The Patient Structured Day
Best practice introduced to improvde mental health inpatient experience
2282014/06/30Check out the latest issue of inside
The Summer 2014 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
2292014/06/27School's out for summer
Which means children are out and about
2302014/06/30See The Line
2312014/06/13Safe Swimming, Safe Splashing, Safe Kids
Water activities can be safe and fun with proper vigilance
2322014/06/1222nd Annual Teddy Bear Picnic
Brings summer fun to young patients at Children's Hospital
2332014/06/10June is Stroke Month
80% of strokes are preventable
2342014/05/29Campaign aims to decrease road injuries
Encourages drivers and cyclists to be courteous and respectful
2352014/05/27Making room
Discharge planning is helping to get the right patient in the right bed at the right time
2362014/05/29Inpatient Provincial Election Voting
Patients in hospital can register under the special voting rules
2372014/05/20The changing face of cancer treatment
Minimally-invasive robotic surgery gives Rod Sinn a new lease on life
2382014/05/16Victoria Day: Unofficial start of trauma season
Victoria Day long weekend triggers trauma season for LHSC
2392014/05/07Murray Glendining named President and CEO of LHSC
Announced by Chair of the Board of Directors at LHSC
2402014/05/05STOP! Clean Your Hands Day
LHSC is leading the way in practicing good hand hygiene
2412014/04/29Dying for a good night's sleep
Jerry's journey back to health
2422014/04/25A lifetime of care
Oncology After-Care Program celebrates ten years at Children's Hospital
2432014/04/17You're part of our team - Scrub in!
Family and visitors play an important role in keeping patients safe
2442014/04/16Student experience survey
Systems Design for non-medical student placements
2452014/04/08Time to Screen during cancer awareness month
When should you start screening for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer?
2462014/04/03My Care Binder supports patients
Acts as a guide for patients and their families across the cancer care continuum
2472014/03/31Ministry of Health announcement
New funding for epilepsy beds
2482014/03/21Trauma Program shares poison prevention tips
Keeping our children safe from harm
2492014/03/15Two Cases of Measles in the Community
Advisory issued by Middlesex-London Health Unit
2502014/03/14Stay safe this St. Patrick's Day
Reminder from LHSC's injury prevention team
2512014/03/11March is National Nutrition Month
Simply Cook and Enjoy!
2522014/03/03Check out the latest issue of inside
The Winter 2014 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
2532014/02/28London Health Link established
Providing better care for patients
2542014/02/28Stories of Illness and Health
2552014/02/12February is Heart Month at LHSC
Think about taking steps toward heart health!
2562014/02/07Extramural Critical Care Response Team
Working together to care for critically ill patients
2572014/02/05Women's Program launches birthing video
Women's Care Program launches video of birthing experience at LHSC
2582014/02/05Minister of Health visits LHSC
Announces improvements in stroke care
2592014/01/31PSA: Winter is Here Drive Safe
LHSC trauma surgeon urges people to drive according to weather and road conditions
2602012/09/24Why wait?
Why do some patients face lengthy wait times in the emergency department?
2612014/01/07Identical triplets welcomed at LHSC
Meet Londyn, Madison and Kenley, born December 14
2622014/01/06Scrape All, See All
LHSC's Injury Prevention Team hands out ice scrapers and winter driving tips
2632013/12/30Santa visits Children's Hospital
Santa and his 'elves' - the Mocha Shriners - spread Christmas cheer
2642013/12/23Sharing the sounds of the season
Special musical performance
2652013/12/20All I want for Christmas is a new heart
Successful heart transplant after at home wait thanks to new device
2662013/12/13Season's greetings!
Happy holidays from everyone at LHSC
2672013/12/17We are family
Uncover how The Fertility Clinic helped make a dream a reality
2682013/12/09Influenza is widely circulating in the community
Non-vaccinated visitors asked to wear mask in patient care areas
2692013/12/02Making an Impact on high-risk behaviour of teens
Heightening awareness of high-risk behaviour.
2702013/11/25Driving through the roadblocks
Dialysis treatment at home and on the road
2712013/11/22A meeting with Mickey
LHSC staff helps Sunshine Foundation make dreams come true for kids
2722013/11/13Sandy's Colonoscopy Experience: A Video Diary
Showcasing the patient experience during a colonoscopy appointment
2732013/11/06London Knights visit Children's Hospital
Joined by "Quest for the Cup" film crew
2742013/11/12LCBO's Giving Back In Our Community
2752013/11/05November newborns leave LHSC with purple hats
In support of the Period of PURPLE Crying program
2762013/11/04Check out the latest issue of inside
The Fall 2013 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
2772013/10/28Thank you to generous knitters
Some 2,500 purple hats were knitted to raise awareness about Shaken Baby Syndrome.
2782013/10/23National Infection Control Week
Psst … Pass it on: infection control matters
2792013/10/18Obstetrical Triage Acuity Scale
LHSC first in Canada to develop new tool
2802013/10/15Preventing the spread of influenza
Protecting patients and residents from influenza
2812013/09/30Touring LHSC's laboratories
Local MP tours labs at Victoria Hospital
2822013/09/27Good eats for a good cause
LRCP recognizes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
2832013/09/24Federal Minister tours CSTAR
Accompanied by local members of parliament
2842013/09/13World Sepsis Day
Worldwide initiative to increase awareness and understanding of sepsis
2852013/09/10Iron Man, meet Iron Man
Courtright youngster meets hero who inspired his fight
2862013/08/28Minor incision equals major advance
LHSC surgeons achieve a Canadian first
2872013/08/27Get your needles ready
Children's Hospital in need of Knitters
2882013/08/22Hospital cleaning has become a science
Reducing the spread of infection in a hospital
2892013/08/12Visit from Toronto Maple Leaf Nazem Kadri
Presented fan Ricky with an autographed hockey stick
2902013/08/28C. difficile at University Hospital
2912013/07/31Giving a little girl the ability to smile
Born with a rare disorder where nerve and muscles are absent
2922013/07/24Breaking through the looking glass
Navigating lung cancer and reclaiming life
2932013/07/30The blood signal is on!
Rally your friends, family and co-workers to help save a life
2942013/07/19Keeping young cyclists safe
Children's Hospital's bicycle helmet giveaway program
2952013/07/18Ensuring care in any situation
A behind the scenes look at hospital infrastructure
2962013/07/03Hygiene for little hands
Helping Children's Hospital patients stay healthy
2972013/06/26The growing concern over concussions
Year over year increase in paediatric concussion cases
2982013/06/24Making water safety a priority
Trauma Program encourages parents to use caution when children are around water
2992013/06/24Check out the latest issue of inside
The Summer issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
3002013/06/20Non-urgent patient transportation
LHSC leads new SW LHIN-wide process
3012013/06/18Robotic surgery training centre is operational
LHSC recently selected as the exclusive training centre in Canada
3022013/06/14The blood signal is on
Roll up your sleeves - June 14 is World Blood Donor Day
3032013/06/11Expect a call
New diagnostic imaging reminder system introduced at LHSC
3042013/06/07Improving the Health of First Nations Peoples
CCO unites with the Anishinabek Nation to combat cancer
3052013/06/03Two new operating rooms at Victoria Hospital
The first of a larger perioperative suite redesign
3062013/05/21Helping kids with cancer transition back to school
LHSC's school liaison program
3072013/05/15New technology to improve patient care
Leveraged by LHSC physiotherapists
3082013/05/10LHSC performs BONEBRIDGE bone conduction implant
A North American first by Dr. Sumit Agrawal and his surgical team
3092013/05/08Testing London's Emergency Preparedness
Simulated mass casulty education exercise
3102013/05/07Leading the way in continuous quality improvement
LHSC featured by Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership
3112013/05/08May 8 is World Ovarian Cancer Day
Building a sense of solidarity in the fight against the disease
3122013/05/01Making homes safer for new families
Home Safety Device Program funded by Children's Health Foundation
3132013/04/18Heart failure support device
Introduced at LHSC
3142013/04/17Home First - a patient's story
Story in the April issue of Hospital News
3152013/04/10Beyond a birth story
An incredible journey of twin pregnancy
3162013/04/05 Improving the patient experience
Initiative helps paediatric patients find the confidence they need to be brave
3172013/03/26Celebrating Purple Day for Epilepsy
One LHSC patient shares her life-changing experience
3182013/03/14Be Wise, Sanitize!
Child & Youth Advisory Council teach proper hand washing
3192013/03/04Check out the latest issue of inside!
The Winter issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
3202013/02/26LHSC continues its tradition of innovation
Announces firsts in treatment option for blood circulation
3212013/02/22Technology transforming injury prevention
Classroom Communications System implemented in existing programs
3222013/02/15Silo-busters
Team comes together to ensure best care for Critically Ill OB patients
3232013/02/12Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day
Factors to consider for men and women who wish to conceive
3242013/02/08New backup power generators at University Hospital
Ensure the continued care and comfort of patients
3252013/01/22Current Active Outbreaks
3262013/02/05Adult Eating Disorder Service opens at LHSC
In partnership with WOTCH Community Mental Health Services
3272013/02/04Patient navigation for the cancer journey
World Cancer Day - February 4
3282013/01/30National training centre for robotic surgery
LHSC designated as exclusive training centre in Canada
3292013/01/25Waging the war on bacteria
Interview with Canadian infection control expert Denise Gravel
3302013/01/22Using FEES for Intervention
Allows patients to return to eating sooner
3312013/01/24National Non Smoking Week, January 20 - 26
Cessation aids in the prevention of cancer and chronic disease
3322013/01/16Behind the Scenes: LHSC's Switchboard
Taking up to 700 calls an hour
3332012/12/28Santa's surprise visit
Joined by his special "elves" - the Shriners
3342012/12/27LHSC's precious holiday tradition
Babies dressed in stockings on Christmas day
3352012/12/17Happy holidays from LHSC!
Wishing you a safe, happy and healthy holiday season
3362012/12/21Santa and Mrs. Claus visit LHSC
Spread holiday joy to patients
3372012/12/18Agent-specific knowledge transforming patient care
Dr. Burkoski presents on shared governance model
3382012/12/17ReThink London visits LHSC
Staff take part in survey
3392012/12/06LHSC's President and CEO wins award
Bonnie Adamson among "Canada's Most Powerful Women"
3402012/11/27New cancer model
Aims to reduce cancer deaths in newcomer communities
3412012/11/23Celebrating Diabetes Awareness Month
What would a cure mean to you?
3422012/12/03Gastrointestinal Illness at University Hospital
3432012/11/28Influenza A at Victoria Hospital
3442012/11/16LHSC celebrates World Prematurity Day
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit takes opportunity to stop and reflect
3452012/11/15LRCP launches improved radiation technology
Promises more accurate treatment with reduced treatment time
3462012/11/14CNS Movement Disorder Clinic
Designated a National Centre of Excellence
3472012/11/09A journey of learning
Joanna Gibson was faced with a challenge many of us can't imagine.
3482012/11/08Liquid Gold
Early delivery of mom's milk gives NICU babies best chance at getting stronger.
3492012/11/08Take Our Kids to Work Day Comes to LHSC
Grade nine students got an inside look at careers in health care.
3502012/11/07Otolaryngology residents learn emergency skills
Otolaryngology residents learn emergency skills in bootcamp.
3512012/11/05Check out the latest issue of inside!
The Fall issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
3522012/11/02Cochlear Implant Program celebrates 25 years
Changing the lives of close to 500 children, teens and adults
3532012/11/02Preventing delirium and functional decline
Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)
3542012/10/30Community and patients tour LHSC's new Kidney Care
Centre officially open for patient care on Nov. 5
3552012/10/29Canadian Patient Safety Week
Oct. 29 - Nov. 2, 2012
3562012/10/22LHSC's new Kidney Care Centre is truly blessed
Aboriginal spiritual ceremony welcomes patients and staff
3572012/10/22LHSC announces a Canadian surgical first
Removing cancer from the liver
3582012/10/19LHSC congratulates Bertille Demers
October 19 marks the 25th anniversary of her liver transplant
3592012/10/17Recognizing National School Safety Week
Drivers urged to give children the right of way
3602012/10/15Spread knowledge, not infection!
National Infection Control Week: October 15-19
3612012/10/11Understanding women's cancer issues
LHSC welcomes Dr. Dessai from India
3622012/10/11Locating cancer resources just got easier
South West Regional Cancer Program launches new website
3632012/10/04Take the Pledge to End Bullying
LHSC's President and CEO took the Pledge along with other community leaders
3642012/10/03Change Starts Here
LHSC kicks off its 2012 employee United Way Campaign!
3652012/10/01Where to park at LHSC's Victoria Hospital
You asked us!
3662012/09/28LHSC Recognizes World Rabies Day
Dr. Joubert shares information on animal bites and rabies
3672012/09/27LHSC takes part in National Tree Day
The first of 72 trees to be planted on hospital grounds this fall
3682012/09/27Increasing support for women facing ovarian cancer
LHSC's Supportive Care team
3692012/09/21Ministry of Health visits LHSC
Announces increased funding for off-load nurses
3702012/09/21Canadian First at LHSC
Cardiologists use pressure sensing catheter for atrial fibrillation ablation
3712012/09/20London and regional hospitals invest in technology
Building on exceptional patient care
3722012/09/11United Way Harvest Lunch
2012 campaign goal announced
3732012/09/11May I Help You?
Volunteers invite questions from patients, families and visitors
3742012/09/10Leading the way in treating women's cancer
Interstitial radiation targets the disease at its source
3752012/09/06Working together to help patients go 'Home First'
A collaborative program with South West CCAC
3762012/09/07"Breast" practices developing in our region
Sustainable strategy for breast cancer follow-up care
3772012/08/30LHSC water conservation efforts
Saving 124 million litres of water annually
3782012/08/29Anna reminds her visitors to wash their hands
11 year old Anna recognized as honourary infection safety champion
3792012/08/28Rooftop science at LHSC
From March to October, Aerobiologist Jim Anderson samples ambient air on an LHSC roof
3802012/08/23To the top of his game
World champion downhill skier Jan Hudec has had six knee surgeries
3812012/08/17North American Surgical Robotics Summer School
Hosted by CSTAR at London Health Sciences Centre
3822012/08/10Sounds of hope and healing
The bell and gong ring out at LHSC's London Regional Cancer Program
3832012/08/10Family Medical Centres aim for same day service
Improving access for patients
3842012/08/03More than a simple 'swish & spit'
CNS first to roll out complete oral health assessment for patients
3852012/08/02Helping meet the need for blood
The community is encouraged to roll up their sleeves and donate today
3862012/07/30Ken Gaston grateful for the gift of 10,000 days
3872012/07/27Leave no doubt: Write it out
Eliminating unsafe abbreviations in medication orders
3882012/07/25First-Ever Canadian Guidelines on Parkinson's
Coauthored by LHSC Doctor
3892012/07/31C. difficile outbreak resolved at LHSC
3902012/07/20Cross Canada CISV Peace Bus stops at LHSC
Joined by London Police Services PEACE Team
3912012/07/20Mental health patients receive addiction support
LHSC launches new peer support program
3922012/07/17ICU Team leads Reduction of Supplies Project
A LHSC Continuous Quality Improvement initiative
3932012/07/13Creating smiles one stitch at a time
Chatham woman helps brighten hospital stays for kids at LHSC
3942012/07/12Two triumphs
Dawson's fight with cancer and anorexia nervosa
3952012/07/12LHSC tumour bank
Providing support to cancer researchers around the world
3962012/07/06Victoria Hospital brought to light
LED lights light up the grounds
3972012/06/29Recovering from stroke
One patient shares his journey to mark Stroke Awareness Month
3982012/07/06C. difficile outbreak at LHSC
3992012/06/27Water safety for children
Trauma Program urges caution this summer
4002012/06/25"Inside" LHSC
Check out the first issue!
4012012/06/212012 Annual Community Meeting
Exceptional Experiences, Extraordinary People, and Engaging Partnerships
4022012/06/26FEMAP program receives national media attention
4032012/06/21Aboriginal Navigator joins LHSC
Bonnie Doxtator helps aboriginal seniors navigate the health care system
4042012/06/15The eyes can have it, young or old, even newborns
Children can develop cataracts
4052012/06/1420th annual Teddy Bear Picnic
Specia event for patients, families and staff
4062012/06/12LHSC contributes to Million Tree Challenge
Goal to plant 1,000 trees in 2012
4072012/06/05A garden where hope and healing can bloom
Cancer Survivor's Garden inspired by LHSC nurse
4082012/05/31LHSC's adult Cystic Fibrosis clinic
Now sees more patients than paediatric clinic
4092012/05/30Children's colouring contest
Highlights health and safety at work or at home
4102012/05/25Celebrating new Breast Care Centre
St. Joseph's Health Care London officially opens new centre
4112012/06/01Grand Opening of Ronald McDonald Family Room
4122012/05/24Pro Bono Law Ontario at Children's Hospital
Adds legal expertise to care team
4132012/05/17Leading the way in patient safety focus
Staff come together for a day of learning
4142012/05/31Over 10,000 samples donated to Ontario Tumour Bank
4152012/05/14Metabolic Family Workshop a huge success
Families came together to network and gain knowledge
4162012/05/11Take Your MPP to Work Day
Three MPPs tour with LHSC nurses
4172012/05/10Art Exhibit Showcases Creativity
Recognizing Mental Health Awareness Week
4182012/05/09Family Feedback Program
LHSC leading practice accepted by Accreditation Canada
4192012/05/07Infant Hearing Program tests every baby born
Hearing tests provided by LHSC's Audiology Technicians
4202012/05/08Recognizing Emergency Preparedness week
"Your Emergency Plan - Making It Work".
4212012/05/07STOP! Clean Your Hands
Part of the global initiative "Save Lives: Clean Your Hands"
4222012/05/02Bicycle helmet giveaway program
Outfits children with a cycling-related injury with a fitted helmet
4232012/05/01Welcoming the warmer weather
Dr. Scott Ernst shares sun safety advice
4242012/04/30Prevention of Nosocomial Infection in the Neonate
LHSC Leading Practice accepted by Accreditation Canada
4252012/04/26Dialysis patient Misty Dudley awaits a transplant
Discusses the importance of organ donation
4262012/04/30Clinical Specialist Radiation Therapist Initiative
Implementation adds value to Cancer Centres
4272012/04/20Be a donor at www.beadonor.ca
LHSC the site of a special announcement by the Hon. Deb Matthews
4282012/04/19Implementation of a foot assessment program
LHSC Leading Practice accepted by Accreditation Canada
4292012/04/20Government of Canada announcement at LHSC
LHSC welcomed the Honourable Minister Jason Kenney
4302012/04/17Improving health around the world
Extraordinary people at LHSC volunteering around the world
4312012/04/19Security Guards with New Protective Equipment
4322012/04/12Bedside ultrasounds
New ultrasound equipment and training program in emergency departments
4332012/04/03Flash mob celebrates Canadian Oncology Nursing Day
Oncology nurses at LHSC participate in a flash mob
4342012/04/03A princess for a princess
Princess Rapunzel's surprise visit to LRCP
4352012/04/13Improving treatment plans for cancer
4362012/04/03Delivering healthy babies while on dialysis
Renal Program helped Kim Barrey get pregnant despite kidney failure
4372012/04/02Improving safety and preventing adverse events
4382012/04/05LHSC's regional dialysis program expands care
4392012/04/02Prevention is the key to a healthy liver
4402012/04/04Welcome to our new homepage!
4412012/04/02Farm safety for children
4422012/04/02World Tuberculosis Day



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