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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.
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
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
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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