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12017/11/28Falls Prevention Month
Keeping kids safe from falls
22017/11/21Remembering Della Reese
Her history with Dr. Drake goes back to 1979 when she suffered a brain aneurysm.
32017/11/20So Long South Street book now available
Get your copy at any LHSC gift shop or select local retailers
42017/11/10Advancing care for rare form of cancer
November 10 is NET cancer awareness day
52017/10/27October 29 is world stroke day
Endovascular treatment of stroke leads to positive patient outcome
62017/10/27MOH funding announcement
LHSC receives bed funding
72017/10/19Exercise Code Orange
Preparing for external disaster
82017/10/13Transplant program celebrates 30 years
Transplant program holds celebration to mark special milestones
92017/09/26A journey with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
September is juvenile arthritis awareness month
102017/09/21Providing care for adults with muscular dystrophy
September is the awareness month for Muscular Dystrophy
112017/09/01Back to school safety
Let's keep everyone safe on the roads
122017/09/11Smile Cookie Week
132017/07/31LHSC to expand stem cell transplants
Ministry of Health announcement will double capacity at LRCP
142017/08/01Miracle Treat Day
152017/07/06Transcultural mental health services at LHSC
Helping at-risk children and families
162017/07/05LHSC marks National Injury Prevention Day green
Victoria Hospital B Tower atrium lights up green on July 5, 2017.
172017/06/30Happy 150 Birthday Canada!
When Canada celebrated its eighth birthday in 1875, the London General Hospital opened its doors.
182017/06/26Brain Injury Awareness Month
Protecting young cyclists from brain injury
192017/06/15Program wins Quality Award
This award recognizes three important elements: innovation, quality and teamwork.
202017/06/14First in Ontario
LHSC epilepsy patients benefit from robot-assisted neurosurgery
212017/06/08An afternoon of joy
The 24th annual Teddy Bear Picnic
222017/06/06A new approach to patient engagement
LHSC's transition age team for type 1 diabetes patients finds an innovative pathway to feedback.
232017/06/13A fun day of golf for the whole family!
242017/06/02World Eating Disorders Action Day
June 2, 2017
252017/05/31World No Tobacco Day
LHSC is a smoke-free facility.
262017/05/19May long weekend marks start of summer
It also marks the unofficial start of the trauma season for LHSC
272017/05/16Deep Brain Stimulation
Replacing medication with electricity for Parkinson's patient
282017/05/05STOP! Clean Your Hands Day
London Health Sciences Centre continues to be a leader in practicing good hand hygiene.
292017/04/21A gift of love
Live kidney donation brings quality of life back
302017/04/11A life-saving gift for Andy Moncrieff
For Andy Moncrieff, raising public awareness during BeADonor month is a personal priority.
312017/04/10What matters most to you? Take the survey!
Help create a new Patient Declaration of Values by taking this short survey.
322017/04/06New pacemaker first in Ontario
LHSC patients first in Ontario to benefit from new pacemaker technology
332017/04/05Jaws of Life demonstration
Jaws of Life demonstration kicks off LHSC's 2017 "Talk Trauma" Conference
342017/04/04LHSC recognizes donors with a special medallion
April is BeADonor Month
352017/03/24LHSC celebrates Purple Day for Epilepsy
Getting into the spirit early by wearing purple today!
362017/03/21Tips to keep children safe from poisoning
Recognizing National Poison Prevention Week
372017/03/17LHSC recognizes Farm Safety Week
LHSC plays a leadership role in the specialized care of injured patients.
382017/03/09Celebrating World Kidney Day
Interactive display in Westmount Shopping Centre
392017/03/06Cornerstone Counselling
Pilot project to provide support to transition age youth
402017/02/28Rare Disease Day
Exploring one role that LHSC plays in rare diseases
412017/02/21Positive impact on patient care
Patient and Family Centred Care Committee having a positive impact on patient care
422017/02/13Think FAST…
Can you recognize the signs of stroke?
432017/02/06Myth Busting for Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Dispelling some common misconceptions people have about eating disorders
442017/02/14London Health Research Day 2017
452017/02/02Trauma care: a family's perspective
After a devastating crash, Jenica and her family share their story of care at LHSC.
462017/01/19First in Ontario to implant mitral valve device
Cardiac team first in Ontario to implant the Canadian made Neovasc Tiara transcatheter device
472017/01/18LHSC recognizes National Non-Smoking Week
An important event in Canada's public education efforts on controlling tobacco use.
482017/01/20Holmes draws Dream Lottery home winner
492017/01/03LHSC 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.
502016/12/23Physicians prescribe holiday joy at LRCP
"The Clinic Notes" ensemble performed a special Christmas concert.
512016/12/20Happy Holidays from LHSC!
Wishing you a safe, healthy and happy holiday.
522016/12/22A very special Christmas delivery
Babies born on Christmas Day are presented to their parents in a Christmas stocking.
532016/12/21Door decorating contest
Decorated doors bring holiday cheer to Victoria Hospital
542016/12/16Protect others from influenza
Wear a mask or get immunized to protect others from influenza
552016/12/02Eating disorders: the transition years
Providing clinical services for children and youth up to 18 years of age.
562016/11/23Trauma care: a family's perspective
LHSC serves as the designated Lead Trauma Hospital for the southwestern Ontario region
572016/11/22Preventing falls at home
LHSC promoting falls prevention and home safety throughout November.
582016/11/16Long road to recovery
Yvonne White spent four years, off and on, in a wheelchair and on crutches.
592016/11/09CSTAR accreditation
Simulation program awarded national accreditation
602016/11/01LHSC smoke-free
Four months since hospital became smoke-free
612016/10/26Promoting patient safety
Celebrating Canadian Patient Safety Week with a variety of activities
622016/10/21A stroke of luck
How the right care at the right time saved Yvonne Reynolds.
632016/10/14Comfort Stones
Comfort Stones for patients who have experienced a miscarriage
642016/10/11Breast Reconstruction Awareness
BRA Day on Oct. 19
652016/09/21Binge Eating Group Therapy
New innovative outpatient treatment group for individuals with a Binge Eating Disorder.
662016/10/07Dream Lottery - Make a difference locally!
672016/09/16Understanding Pituitary Disease
Information night to answer your questions
682016/09/08BRA Day 2016
Is breast reconstruction after mastectomy right for you?
692016/09/06Extra vigilance urged as children return to school
Normally quiet streets burst to life in the mornings and afternoons.
702016/08/29Organ & tissue donor rates
Registration rates have reached new highs!
712016/08/11Back in the field
A Canadian first in robotic surgery has allowed Elaine Fisher to regain control over her life.
722016/08/09Having 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.
732016/08/02Play Pokemon Go safely
Stay safe while trying to catch them all!
742016/07/21Heat wave
Health unit issues heat warning
752016/06/30Smoke-Free LHSC
LHSC is now a smoke-free property
762016/06/27Clearing the air
Why Ontario hospitals are going smoke-free
772016/06/08New approach for aortic valve implantation
New surgical technique available to very select and complex patients
782016/06/07Making an Impact online
LHSC's Trauma Program expands Impact to reach students online
792016/05/30Did you know?
LHSC is the regional centre in southwestern Ontario for forensic pathology
802016/05/27A life less plastic
Celebrating a 10-year carbon strike
812016/05/20Unofficial start of trauma season
LHSC Trauma Programs says stay safe!
822016/05/16Echocardiography services receives accreditation
Labs meet highest standards of care
832016/04/28How electronic records are improving care
The development of a more complete electronic health record
842016/04/26TONE program
Improving outcomes for transplant patients
852016/04/22Adult Eating Disorders Service completes move
Programs up and running at 54 Riverview Avenue
862016/04/2011 organ transplants in 1 weekend
An amazing nine lives saved
872016/04/22Dream Lottery Supporting London Hospitals
882016/04/12Canadian robotic surgical first
Robot treats obstructive defecation syndrome
892016/04/11Mindy 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
912016/04/08Mike Weir Miracle Golf Drive for Kids
922016/03/15The power of imagination
Mckenna Lumley uses imagination to stay positive during trying times
932016/03/10Normal LTC Routes to UH resume March 22
942016/03/07Stories of Illness and Health: Living with Pain
Hear stories of people living with pain.
952016/02/18Celebrating National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week
Two-day open house to provide program information to potential patients and referring caregivers
962016/02/09Notice to LHSC Fertility Clinic patients on Zika
The Fertility Clinic at LHSC is closely following developments related to the Zika virus.
972016/02/08Protect others from influenza
With the Middlesex-London Health Unit, LHSC has been closely monitoring influenza activity
982016/02/05Are you at risk for kidney cancer or melanoma?
New cancers added to online cancer risk assessment tool.
992016/02/04CQI initiative brings information to inpatients
Adult oncology resource centre officially unveiled
1002016/02/01Simulation to improve patient safety
Scenario marks successful launch of LHSC's Thoracic Surgery simulation program
1012016/01/12Mental Health & Addictions Crisis Centre now open
CMHA Mental Health & Addictions Crisis Centre open for walk-in crisis assessment and support
1022016/01/04LHSC welcomes the first baby of 2016!
This year's New Year baby was born at 1:37 am weighing 6 lbs 2 oz.
1032015/12/31We 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.
1042015/12/30Santa delivers joy (and gifts) Christmas morning
Santa delivers joy (and presents) Christmas morning at Children's Hospital
1052015/12/23Where can I go for care during the holidays?
For non-life threatening illnesses and injuries, consider the following options before coming to the ED
1062015/12/16Buy Raffle Tickets to Experience Masters Week
1072015/12/15Dream Lottery - Supporting London Hospitals
1082015/12/03Celiac disease: living gluten-free
For people with celiac disease, eating gluten free is not an option - it is a necessity to live healthy lives
1092015/11/27November is Falls Prevention Month
Helping patients, and those in the community, stay on their feet
1102015/11/02Win a newborn photoshoot!
LHSC is holding a social media photo contest in support of the Period of PURPLE Crying program.
1112015/11/13Magical Winter Ball presents Enchanted Forest
1122015/10/29Empowered by knowledge
London's Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day one of largest in the country
1132015/11/05Dream Lottery - Supporting London Hospitals
1142015/10/09Inpatient Federal Election Voting
The Federal election campaign is now underway and Election Day is Monday, October 19, 2015.
1152015/10/29Men's Retirement and Leisure Fair
1162015/10/08LHSC's Cardiac Fitness Institute opens its doors
Cardiac Fitness Institute opening its doors to celebrate Oktoberfest and kick off fundraising campaign.
1172015/10/27Country Classic Auction for Mental Health Campaign
1182015/10/16Interested in running a fundraising event?
1192015/10/01Stories of Illness and Health
Join Dr. Shannon Arntfield to experience the stories of people living with illness.
1202015/09/29LHSC recognizes World Heart Day
A look back at some of our cardiac achievements over the past year
1212015/09/25Fighting Childhood Cancer Together
Paediatric Oncology Service holds Childhood Cancer Awareness Month event
1222015/09/16Something to Smile About
Purchase a Smile Cookie from September 14 - September 20 to help kids across our region.
1232015/09/11Tailor-made treatment
Margaret Greene receives personalized medicine for treatment of breast cancer
1242015/09/16Women Run London event
1252015/08/20Is breast reconstruction right for you?
BRA Day is a national campaign to promote education, awareness
1262015/07/24inside: Does the patient voice matter?
Patient input plays an integral role in shaping the delivery of health care at LHSC
1272015/07/23Smiles for Miracle Treat Day
Tori knows that because of generous donors on Miracle Treat Day, kids like her can smile
1282015/07/17inside: Finding a voice at the most critical time
iPads in ICU helped Bob Henry find his voice
1292015/07/06Standing tall after back surgery
Few understand the impact of back pain and arthritis as well as Dean Ewing
1302015/07/10Concussion Research and Awareness Event
1312015/06/30Have a Happy and Safe Canada Day!
London Health Sciences Centre would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Canada Day.
1322015/06/29LHSC's 2015 Annual Community Meeting
LHSC welcomed staff, physicians, community members and donors
1332015/06/24First in North America to implant Engager Valve
Heart team at LHSC first in North America to implant Medtronic's Engager Valve
1342015/06/12Roll up your sleeves for the Hospital Challenge
It's time to roll up your sleeves and donate!
1352015/06/11Teddy bears and young patients celebrate together
Smiles abound at the 23rd annual Teddy Bear Picnic
1362015/05/29LHSC welcomes back NICU graduates
Biennial celebration a chance for families and NICU staff to reunite for a day of fun
1372015/05/21You asked us
Looking back on the massive restructuring of LHSC's services
1382015/05/20LHSC Physiotherapy hosts Lower Extremity Symposium
Attendees came from hospitals, community clinics and home-cares.
1392015/05/11New Pet Therapy Initiative launches at LHSC
Piloted on the ninth floor Sub Acute Medicine Unit
1402015/05/01"Distracted Driving - Josh's Story" in theatres
Joins May movie blockbusters in London theatres
1412015/05/06Healing and helmets at LHSC's Children's Hospital
May 4-10 is Safe Kids Week
1422015/04/27Tweet chat for organ donation and transplantation
Dr. Sener answered questions during the tweet chat on April 22
1432015/04/21LHSC reaches kidney transplant milestones
April 19-25 is National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week
1442015/04/10Kangaroo-A-Thon at LHSC
Promoting skin-to-skin contact with NICU babies and their parents
1452015/04/09Tweet chat on organ donation and transplantation
In recognition of National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week
1462015/03/31Taking control of treatment
Seven-year Andie overcomes her MRI fear with the help of some special goggles
1472015/03/24The long road to recovery
A single-car accident changes the course of a life forever
1482015/03/20National Poison Prevention Week
Injury Prevention team urges vigilance to prevent accidental poisoning
1492015/03/13Check out the latest issue of inside
The Winter 2015 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
1502015/03/12World Kidney Day
LHSC and The Kidney Foundation of Canada team up to celebrate
1512015/03/04The Ultimate Wine and Food Experience
1522015/03/09Ministry of Health announcement
Funding for paediatric pain clinic
1532015/03/11Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Make the first move and reduce your risk of developing colorectal cancer
1542015/02/25iPads give a voice to patients
Pilot program enabling communication through the use of Apple iPads
1552015/02/25Stories of Illness and Health - March 19
1562015/02/17A remarkable journey for recovery
For Leila Rahafrouz, catching the flu profoundly affected her life
1572015/02/10LHSC's Cardiac Fitness Institute opens its doors
CFI staff celebrate National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, Feb. 8-14.
1582015/02/18Showdown in the Downtown breaks $1 million mark
1592015/02/05Preparing for our role as Ebola treatment hospital
LHSC has worked diligently to refine its readiness plan and processes
1602015/02/06Canadian first use of device saves OR time
LHSC's cardiac surgery program first in Canada to use new suture fastening system
1612015/01/20"Someone said yes"
Liver transplant recipient shares his story to encourage organ donation
1622015/01/02LHSC welcomes the first baby of 2015!
This year's New Year baby is little Elsie Lynn.
1632014/12/29Santa spreads cheer Christmas morning
Christmas made a little merrier for patients at Children's Hospital
1642014/12/24A very special Christmas delivery
London Health Sciences Centre celebrates a special holiday tradition
1652014/12/23"Distracted Driving - Josh's Story" in theatres
Cinematic trailer playing at all London Cineplex theatres
1662014/12/19Physicians recommend extra dose of holiday cheer
Musical concert by "The Clinic Notes"
1672014/12/18LHSC receives over 10,000 PURPLE caps for newborns
Raising awareness for Period of PURPLE Crying
1682014/12/16Season's greetings!
Happy holidays from all of us at LHSC
1692014/11/18From responder to survivor
A life-saving reversal of roles
1702014/11/18Back into the swing
How hip replacement surgery changed the course of Herb Hunter's life forever
1712014/12/01Protect others from influenza
Wear a mask or get immunized to protect others from influenza
1722014/11/26"Buckle Up, Phone Down"
London Middlesex Road Safety Committee and LHSC's Trauma Program promote driving safety
1732014/11/21Helping seniors find their balance
Educating about the importance of leading a healthy and safe lifestyle.
1742014/11/18Emily's journey
A surprising new test and treatment option uncovers a bright new future
1752014/11/04Check out the latest issue of inside
The Fall 2014 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
1762014/10/28LHSC leading the way in ultrasound technology
Portable ultrasound machines at the patient's bedside
1772014/10/21LHSC is preparing for Ebola
Directive requires enhancements to Ebola preparedness plans impacting most acute hospitals in Ontario
1782014/10/17Ontario paramedics and LHSC go PURPLE for November
Donate over 200 handmade purple caps
1792014/10/22Country Classic Auction
1802014/10/09LHSC featured in Hometown Hockey
Segment of Ron MacLean's new show on Sportsnet
1812014/09/19Stories of Illness and Health: Oct. 26
1822014/10/02Nov. 20: Preparing for the dementia tidal wave
1832014/09/30Recognizing Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Former LHSC patient returns to say thank you during special celebration
1842014/09/19Cancer Care Ontario 2014 Partnership Tour
CCO visits the London Regional Cancer Program
1852014/10/10Showdown In The Downtown
1862014/09/19BRA Day returns Oct. 15
1872014/09/16A heartening wait
Device allows Phil McCracken to build his strength at home in preparation for a heart transplant
1882014/08/29Extra vigilance needed as kids return to school
Safely share the road with school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists
1892014/08/21Getting cold to find a cure
LHSC's President and CEO takes the ice bucket challenge
1902014/08/19Others have made it through this - so can you
I Survived Cancer: Elisa's story
1912014/08/15Take a deeper look into diagnostic medical imaging
Do you know how the technology of each test differs?
1922014/08/12The best is yet to come
I Survived Cancer: Brenda's story
1932014/08/06When cancer came knocking
I Survived Cancer: Jen's Advice
1942014/08/01Treat yourself to an exclusive VIP experience
Available exclusively through Children's Health Foundation
1952014/07/31Shedding light on inherited metabolic disorders
April Willison says she owes her life to her brother Adam
1962014/08/133rd Annual Southwest Challenge Cycling Tour
1972014/07/18North American medical first at LHSC
Patient James Poulias receives new generation cardiac device
1982014/07/16Tool improves swallowing assessment for stroke
Acute Stroke Dysphagia Screening Tool is quick, valid and reliable.
1992014/08/05See The Line: Continuing Medical Education Program
2002014/07/22Concussion Q & A with Dr. Lisa Fischer
2012014/07/07The Patient Structured Day
Best practice introduced to improvde mental health inpatient experience
2022014/06/30Check out the latest issue of inside
The Summer 2014 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
2032014/06/27School's out for summer
Which means children are out and about
2042014/06/30See The Line
2052014/06/13Safe Swimming, Safe Splashing, Safe Kids
Water activities can be safe and fun with proper vigilance
2062014/06/1222nd Annual Teddy Bear Picnic
Brings summer fun to young patients at Children's Hospital
2072014/06/10June is Stroke Month
80% of strokes are preventable
2082014/05/29Campaign aims to decrease road injuries
Encourages drivers and cyclists to be courteous and respectful
2092014/05/27Making room
Discharge planning is helping to get the right patient in the right bed at the right time
2102014/05/29Inpatient Provincial Election Voting
Patients in hospital can register under the special voting rules
2112014/05/20The changing face of cancer treatment
Minimally-invasive robotic surgery gives Rod Sinn a new lease on life
2122014/05/16Victoria Day: Unofficial start of trauma season
Victoria Day long weekend triggers trauma season for LHSC
2132014/05/07Murray Glendining named President and CEO of LHSC
Announced by Chair of the Board of Directors at LHSC
2142014/05/05STOP! Clean Your Hands Day
LHSC is leading the way in practicing good hand hygiene
2152014/04/29Dying for a good night's sleep
Jerry's journey back to health
2162014/04/25A lifetime of care
Oncology After-Care Program celebrates ten years at Children's Hospital
2172014/04/17You're part of our team - Scrub in!
Family and visitors play an important role in keeping patients safe
2182014/04/16Student experience survey
Systems Design for non-medical student placements
2192014/04/08Time to Screen during cancer awareness month
When should you start screening for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer?
2202014/04/03My Care Binder supports patients
Acts as a guide for patients and their families across the cancer care continuum
2212014/03/31Ministry of Health announcement
New funding for epilepsy beds
2222014/03/21Trauma Program shares poison prevention tips
Keeping our children safe from harm
2232014/03/15Two Cases of Measles in the Community
Advisory issued by Middlesex-London Health Unit
2242014/03/14Stay safe this St. Patrick's Day
Reminder from LHSC's injury prevention team
2252014/03/11March is National Nutrition Month
Simply Cook and Enjoy!
2262014/03/03Check out the latest issue of inside
The Winter 2014 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
2272014/02/28London Health Link established
Providing better care for patients
2282014/02/28Stories of Illness and Health
2292014/02/12February is Heart Month at LHSC
Think about taking steps toward heart health!
2302014/02/07Extramural Critical Care Response Team
Working together to care for critically ill patients
2312014/02/05Women's Program launches birthing video
Women's Care Program launches video of birthing experience at LHSC
2322014/02/05Minister of Health visits LHSC
Announces improvements in stroke care
2332014/01/31PSA: Winter is Here Drive Safe
LHSC trauma surgeon urges people to drive according to weather and road conditions
2342012/09/24Why wait?
Why do some patients face lengthy wait times in the emergency department?
2352014/01/07Identical triplets welcomed at LHSC
Meet Londyn, Madison and Kenley, born December 14
2362014/01/06Scrape All, See All
LHSC's Injury Prevention Team hands out ice scrapers and winter driving tips
2372013/12/30Santa visits Children's Hospital
Santa and his 'elves' - the Mocha Shriners - spread Christmas cheer
2382013/12/23Sharing the sounds of the season
Special musical performance
2392013/12/20All I want for Christmas is a new heart
Successful heart transplant after at home wait thanks to new device
2402013/12/13Season's greetings!
Happy holidays from everyone at LHSC
2412013/12/17We are family
Uncover how The Fertility Clinic helped make a dream a reality
2422013/12/09Influenza is widely circulating in the community
Non-vaccinated visitors asked to wear mask in patient care areas
2432013/12/02Making an Impact on high-risk behaviour of teens
Heightening awareness of high-risk behaviour.
2442013/11/25Driving through the roadblocks
Dialysis treatment at home and on the road
2452013/11/22A meeting with Mickey
LHSC staff helps Sunshine Foundation make dreams come true for kids
2462013/11/13Sandy's Colonoscopy Experience: A Video Diary
Showcasing the patient experience during a colonoscopy appointment
2472013/11/06London Knights visit Children's Hospital
Joined by "Quest for the Cup" film crew
2482013/11/12LCBO's Giving Back In Our Community
2492013/11/05November newborns leave LHSC with purple hats
In support of the Period of PURPLE Crying program
2502013/11/04Check out the latest issue of inside
The Fall 2013 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
2512013/10/28Thank you to generous knitters
Some 2,500 purple hats were knitted to raise awareness about Shaken Baby Syndrome.
2522013/10/23National Infection Control Week
Psst … Pass it on: infection control matters
2532013/10/18Obstetrical Triage Acuity Scale
LHSC first in Canada to develop new tool
2542013/10/15Preventing the spread of influenza
Protecting patients and residents from influenza
2552013/09/30Touring LHSC's laboratories
Local MP tours labs at Victoria Hospital
2562013/09/27Good eats for a good cause
LRCP recognizes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
2572013/09/24Federal Minister tours CSTAR
Accompanied by local members of parliament
2582013/09/13World Sepsis Day
Worldwide initiative to increase awareness and understanding of sepsis
2592013/09/10Iron Man, meet Iron Man
Courtright youngster meets hero who inspired his fight
2602013/08/28Minor incision equals major advance
LHSC surgeons achieve a Canadian first
2612013/08/27Get your needles ready
Children's Hospital in need of Knitters
2622013/09/10Become a Patient and Family Advisor
2632013/08/22Hospital cleaning has become a science
Reducing the spread of infection in a hospital
2642013/08/12Visit from Toronto Maple Leaf Nazem Kadri
Presented fan Ricky with an autographed hockey stick
2652013/08/28C. difficile at University Hospital
2662013/07/31Giving a little girl the ability to smile
Born with a rare disorder where nerve and muscles are absent
2672013/07/24Breaking through the looking glass
Navigating lung cancer and reclaiming life
2682013/07/30The blood signal is on!
Rally your friends, family and co-workers to help save a life
2692013/07/19Keeping young cyclists safe
Children's Hospital's bicycle helmet giveaway program
2702013/07/18Ensuring care in any situation
A behind the scenes look at hospital infrastructure
2712013/07/03Hygiene for little hands
Helping Children's Hospital patients stay healthy
2722013/06/26The growing concern over concussions
Year over year increase in paediatric concussion cases
2732013/06/24Making water safety a priority
Trauma Program encourages parents to use caution when children are around water
2742013/06/24Check out the latest issue of inside
The Summer issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
2752013/06/20Non-urgent patient transportation
LHSC leads new SW LHIN-wide process
2762013/06/18Robotic surgery training centre is operational
LHSC recently selected as the exclusive training centre in Canada
2772013/06/14The blood signal is on
Roll up your sleeves - June 14 is World Blood Donor Day
2782013/06/11Expect a call
New diagnostic imaging reminder system introduced at LHSC
2792013/06/07Improving the Health of First Nations Peoples
CCO unites with the Anishinabek Nation to combat cancer
2802013/06/03Two new operating rooms at Victoria Hospital
The first of a larger perioperative suite redesign
2812013/05/21Helping kids with cancer transition back to school
LHSC's school liaison program
2822013/05/15New technology to improve patient care
Leveraged by LHSC physiotherapists
2832013/05/10LHSC performs BONEBRIDGE bone conduction implant
A North American first by Dr. Sumit Agrawal and his surgical team
2842013/05/08Testing London's Emergency Preparedness
Simulated mass casulty education exercise
2852013/05/07Leading the way in continuous quality improvement
LHSC featured by Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership
2862013/05/08May 8 is World Ovarian Cancer Day
Building a sense of solidarity in the fight against the disease
2872013/05/01Making homes safer for new families
Home Safety Device Program funded by Children's Health Foundation
2882013/04/18Heart failure support device
Introduced at LHSC
2892013/04/17Home First - a patient's story
Story in the April issue of Hospital News
2902013/04/10Beyond a birth story
An incredible journey of twin pregnancy
2912013/04/05 Improving the patient experience
Initiative helps paediatric patients find the confidence they need to be brave
2922013/03/26Celebrating Purple Day for Epilepsy
One LHSC patient shares her life-changing experience
2932013/03/14Be Wise, Sanitize!
Child & Youth Advisory Council teach proper hand washing
2942013/03/04Check out the latest issue of inside!
The Winter issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
2952013/02/26LHSC continues its tradition of innovation
Announces firsts in treatment option for blood circulation
2962013/02/22Technology transforming injury prevention
Classroom Communications System implemented in existing programs
Team comes together to ensure best care for Critically Ill OB patients
2982013/02/12Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day
Factors to consider for men and women who wish to conceive
2992013/02/08New backup power generators at University Hospital
Ensure the continued care and comfort of patients
3002013/01/22Current Active Outbreaks
3012013/02/05Adult Eating Disorder Service opens at LHSC
In partnership with WOTCH Community Mental Health Services
3022013/02/04Patient navigation for the cancer journey
World Cancer Day - February 4
3032013/01/30National training centre for robotic surgery
LHSC designated as exclusive training centre in Canada
3042013/01/25Waging the war on bacteria
Interview with Canadian infection control expert Denise Gravel
3052013/01/22Using FEES for Intervention
Allows patients to return to eating sooner
3062013/01/24National Non Smoking Week, January 20 - 26
Cessation aids in the prevention of cancer and chronic disease
3072013/01/16Behind the Scenes: LHSC's Switchboard
Taking up to 700 calls an hour
3082012/12/28Santa's surprise visit
Joined by his special "elves" - the Shriners
3092012/12/27LHSC's precious holiday tradition
Babies dressed in stockings on Christmas day
3102012/12/17Happy holidays from LHSC!
Wishing you a safe, happy and healthy holiday season
3112012/12/21Santa and Mrs. Claus visit LHSC
Spread holiday joy to patients
3122012/12/18Agent-specific knowledge transforming patient care
Dr. Burkoski presents on shared governance model
3132012/12/17ReThink London visits LHSC
Staff take part in survey
3142012/12/06LHSC's President and CEO wins award
Bonnie Adamson among "Canada's Most Powerful Women"
3152012/11/27New cancer model
Aims to reduce cancer deaths in newcomer communities
3162012/11/23Celebrating Diabetes Awareness Month
What would a cure mean to you?
3172012/12/03Gastrointestinal Illness at University Hospital
3182012/11/28Influenza A at Victoria Hospital
3192012/11/16LHSC celebrates World Prematurity Day
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit takes opportunity to stop and reflect
3202012/11/15LRCP launches improved radiation technology
Promises more accurate treatment with reduced treatment time
3212012/11/14CNS Movement Disorder Clinic
Designated a National Centre of Excellence
3222012/11/09A journey of learning
Joanna Gibson was faced with a challenge many of us can't imagine.
3232012/11/08Liquid Gold
Early delivery of mom's milk gives NICU babies best chance at getting stronger.
3242012/11/08Take Our Kids to Work Day Comes to LHSC
Grade nine students got an inside look at careers in health care.
3252012/11/07Otolaryngology residents learn emergency skills
Otolaryngology residents learn emergency skills in bootcamp.
3262012/11/05Check out the latest issue of inside!
The Fall issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
3272012/11/02Cochlear Implant Program celebrates 25 years
Changing the lives of close to 500 children, teens and adults
3282012/11/02Preventing delirium and functional decline
Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)
3292012/10/30Community and patients tour LHSC's new Kidney Care
Centre officially open for patient care on Nov. 5
3302012/10/29Canadian Patient Safety Week
Oct. 29 - Nov. 2, 2012
3312012/10/22LHSC's new Kidney Care Centre is truly blessed
Aboriginal spiritual ceremony welcomes patients and staff
3322012/10/22LHSC announces a Canadian surgical first
Removing cancer from the liver
3332012/10/19LHSC congratulates Bertille Demers
October 19 marks the 25th anniversary of her liver transplant
3342012/10/17Recognizing National School Safety Week
Drivers urged to give children the right of way
3352012/10/15Spread knowledge, not infection!
National Infection Control Week: October 15-19
3362012/10/11Understanding women's cancer issues
LHSC welcomes Dr. Dessai from India
3372012/10/11Locating cancer resources just got easier
South West Regional Cancer Program launches new website
3382012/10/04Take the Pledge to End Bullying
LHSC's President and CEO took the Pledge along with other community leaders
3392012/10/03Change Starts Here
LHSC kicks off its 2012 employee United Way Campaign!
3402012/10/01Where to park at LHSC's Victoria Hospital
You asked us!
3412012/09/28LHSC Recognizes World Rabies Day
Dr. Joubert shares information on animal bites and rabies
3422012/09/27LHSC takes part in National Tree Day
The first of 72 trees to be planted on hospital grounds this fall
3432012/09/27Increasing support for women facing ovarian cancer
LHSC's Supportive Care team
3442012/09/21Ministry of Health visits LHSC
Announces increased funding for off-load nurses
3452012/09/21Canadian First at LHSC
Cardiologists use pressure sensing catheter for atrial fibrillation ablation
3462012/09/20London and regional hospitals invest in technology
Building on exceptional patient care
3472012/09/11United Way Harvest Lunch
2012 campaign goal announced
3482012/09/11May I Help You?
Volunteers invite questions from patients, families and visitors
3492012/09/10Leading the way in treating women's cancer
Interstitial radiation targets the disease at its source
3502012/09/06Working together to help patients go 'Home First'
A collaborative program with South West CCAC
3512012/09/07"Breast" practices developing in our region
Sustainable strategy for breast cancer follow-up care
3522012/08/30LHSC water conservation efforts
Saving 124 million litres of water annually
3532012/08/29Anna reminds her visitors to wash their hands
11 year old Anna recognized as honourary infection safety champion
3542012/08/28Rooftop science at LHSC
From March to October, Aerobiologist Jim Anderson samples ambient air on an LHSC roof
3552012/08/23To the top of his game
World champion downhill skier Jan Hudec has had six knee surgeries
3562012/08/17North American Surgical Robotics Summer School
Hosted by CSTAR at London Health Sciences Centre
3572012/08/10Sounds of hope and healing
The bell and gong ring out at LHSC's London Regional Cancer Program
3582012/08/10Family Medical Centres aim for same day service
Improving access for patients
3592012/08/03More than a simple 'swish & spit'
CNS first to roll out complete oral health assessment for patients
3602012/08/02Helping meet the need for blood
The community is encouraged to roll up their sleeves and donate today
3612012/07/30Ken Gaston grateful for the gift of 10,000 days
3622012/07/27Leave no doubt: Write it out
Eliminating unsafe abbreviations in medication orders
3632012/07/25First-Ever Canadian Guidelines on Parkinson's
Coauthored by LHSC Doctor
3642012/07/31C. difficile outbreak resolved at LHSC
3652012/07/20Cross Canada CISV Peace Bus stops at LHSC
Joined by London Police Services PEACE Team
3662012/07/20Mental health patients receive addiction support
LHSC launches new peer support program
3672012/07/17ICU Team leads Reduction of Supplies Project
A LHSC Continuous Quality Improvement initiative
3682012/07/13Creating smiles one stitch at a time
Chatham woman helps brighten hospital stays for kids at LHSC
3692012/07/12Two triumphs
Dawson's fight with cancer and anorexia nervosa
3702012/07/12LHSC tumour bank
Providing support to cancer researchers around the world
3712012/07/06Victoria Hospital brought to light
LED lights light up the grounds
3722012/06/29Recovering from stroke
One patient shares his journey to mark Stroke Awareness Month
3732012/07/06C. difficile outbreak at LHSC
3742012/06/27Water safety for children
Trauma Program urges caution this summer
3752012/06/25"Inside" LHSC
Check out the first issue!
3762012/06/212012 Annual Community Meeting
Exceptional Experiences, Extraordinary People, and Engaging Partnerships
3772012/06/26FEMAP program receives national media attention
3782012/06/21Aboriginal Navigator joins LHSC
Bonnie Doxtator helps aboriginal seniors navigate the health care system
3792012/06/15The eyes can have it, young or old, even newborns
Children can develop cataracts
3802012/06/1420th annual Teddy Bear Picnic
Specia event for patients, families and staff
3812012/06/12LHSC contributes to Million Tree Challenge
Goal to plant 1,000 trees in 2012
3822012/06/05A garden where hope and healing can bloom
Cancer Survivor's Garden inspired by LHSC nurse
3832012/05/31LHSC's adult Cystic Fibrosis clinic
Now sees more patients than paediatric clinic
3842012/05/30Children's colouring contest
Highlights health and safety at work or at home
3852012/05/25Celebrating new Breast Care Centre
St. Joseph's Health Care London officially opens new centre
3862012/06/01Grand Opening of Ronald McDonald Family Room
3872012/05/24Pro Bono Law Ontario at Children's Hospital
Adds legal expertise to care team
3882012/05/17Leading the way in patient safety focus
Staff come together for a day of learning
3892012/05/31Over 10,000 samples donated to Ontario Tumour Bank
3902012/05/14Metabolic Family Workshop a huge success
Families came together to network and gain knowledge
3912012/05/11Take Your MPP to Work Day
Three MPPs tour with LHSC nurses
3922012/05/10Art Exhibit Showcases Creativity
Recognizing Mental Health Awareness Week
3932012/05/09Family Feedback Program
LHSC leading practice accepted by Accreditation Canada
3942012/05/07Infant Hearing Program tests every baby born
Hearing tests provided by LHSC's Audiology Technicians
3952012/05/08Recognizing Emergency Preparedness week
"Your Emergency Plan - Making It Work".
3962012/05/07STOP! Clean Your Hands
Part of the global initiative "Save Lives: Clean Your Hands"
3972012/05/02Bicycle helmet giveaway program
Outfits children with a cycling-related injury with a fitted helmet
3982012/05/01Welcoming the warmer weather
Dr. Scott Ernst shares sun safety advice
3992012/04/30Prevention of Nosocomial Infection in the Neonate
LHSC Leading Practice accepted by Accreditation Canada
4002012/04/26Dialysis patient Misty Dudley awaits a transplant
Discusses the importance of organ donation
4012012/04/30Clinical Specialist Radiation Therapist Initiative
Implementation adds value to Cancer Centres
4022012/04/20Be a donor at
LHSC the site of a special announcement by the Hon. Deb Matthews
4032012/04/19Implementation of a foot assessment program
LHSC Leading Practice accepted by Accreditation Canada
4042012/04/20Government of Canada announcement at LHSC
LHSC welcomed the Honourable Minister Jason Kenney
4052012/04/17Improving health around the world
Extraordinary people at LHSC volunteering around the world
4062012/04/19Security Guards with New Protective Equipment
4072012/04/12Bedside ultrasounds
New ultrasound equipment and training program in emergency departments
4082012/04/03Flash mob celebrates Canadian Oncology Nursing Day
Oncology nurses at LHSC participate in a flash mob
4092012/04/03A princess for a princess
Princess Rapunzel's surprise visit to LRCP
4102012/04/13Improving treatment plans for cancer
4112012/04/03Delivering healthy babies while on dialysis
Renal Program helped Kim Barrey get pregnant despite kidney failure
4122012/04/02Improving safety and preventing adverse events
4132012/04/05LHSC's regional dialysis program expands care
4142012/04/02Prevention is the key to a healthy liver
4152012/04/04Welcome to our new homepage!
4162012/04/02Farm safety for children
4172012/04/02World Tuberculosis Day

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