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12017/08/01Miracle Treat Day
22017/07/06Transcultural mental health services at LHSC
Helping at-risk children and families
32017/07/05LHSC marks National Injury Prevention Day green
Victoria Hospital B Tower atrium lights up green on July 5, 2017.
42017/06/30Happy 150 Birthday Canada!
When Canada celebrated its eighth birthday in 1875, the London General Hospital opened its doors.
52017/06/26Brain Injury Awareness Month
Protecting young cyclists from brain injury
62017/06/15Program wins Quality Award
This award recognizes three important elements: innovation, quality and teamwork.
72017/06/14First in Ontario
LHSC epilepsy patients benefit from robot-assisted neurosurgery
82017/06/08An afternoon of joy
The 24th annual Teddy Bear Picnic
92017/06/06A new approach to patient engagement
LHSC's transition age team for type 1 diabetes patients finds an innovative pathway to feedback.
102017/06/13A fun day of golf for the whole family!
112017/06/02World Eating Disorders Action Day
June 2, 2017
122017/05/31World No Tobacco Day
LHSC is a smoke-free facility.
132017/05/19May long weekend marks start of summer
It also marks the unofficial start of the trauma season for LHSC
142017/05/16Deep Brain Stimulation
Replacing medication with electricity for Parkinson's patient
152017/05/05STOP! Clean Your Hands Day
London Health Sciences Centre continues to be a leader in practicing good hand hygiene.
162017/04/21A gift of love
Live kidney donation brings quality of life back
172017/04/11A life-saving gift for Andy Moncrieff
For Andy Moncrieff, raising public awareness during BeADonor month is a personal priority.
182017/04/10What matters most to you? Take the survey!
Help create a new Patient Declaration of Values by taking this short survey.
192017/04/06New pacemaker first in Ontario
LHSC patients first in Ontario to benefit from new pacemaker technology
202017/04/05Jaws of Life demonstration
Jaws of Life demonstration kicks off LHSC's 2017 "Talk Trauma" Conference
212017/04/04LHSC recognizes donors with a special medallion
April is BeADonor Month
222017/03/24LHSC celebrates Purple Day for Epilepsy
Getting into the spirit early by wearing purple today!
232017/03/21Tips to keep children safe from poisoning
Recognizing National Poison Prevention Week
242017/03/17LHSC recognizes Farm Safety Week
LHSC plays a leadership role in the specialized care of injured patients.
252017/03/09Celebrating World Kidney Day
Interactive display in Westmount Shopping Centre
262017/03/06Cornerstone Counselling
Pilot project to provide support to transition age youth
272017/02/28Rare Disease Day
Exploring one role that LHSC plays in rare diseases
282017/02/21Positive impact on patient care
Patient and Family Centred Care Committee having a positive impact on patient care
292017/02/13Think FAST…
Can you recognize the signs of stroke?
302017/02/06Myth Busting for Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Dispelling some common misconceptions people have about eating disorders
312017/02/14London Health Research Day 2017
322017/02/02Trauma care: a family's perspective
After a devastating crash, Jenica and her family share their story of care at LHSC.
332017/01/19First in Ontario to implant mitral valve device
Cardiac team first in Ontario to implant the Canadian made Neovasc Tiara transcatheter device
342017/01/18LHSC recognizes National Non-Smoking Week
An important event in Canada's public education efforts on controlling tobacco use.
352017/01/20Holmes draws Dream Lottery home winner
362017/01/03LHSC 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.
372016/12/23Physicians prescribe holiday joy at LRCP
"The Clinic Notes" ensemble performed a special Christmas concert.
382016/12/20Happy Holidays from LHSC!
Wishing you a safe, healthy and happy holiday.
392016/12/22A very special Christmas delivery
Babies born on Christmas Day are presented to their parents in a Christmas stocking.
402016/12/21Door decorating contest
Decorated doors bring holiday cheer to Victoria Hospital
412016/12/16Protect others from influenza
Wear a mask or get immunized to protect others from influenza
422016/12/02Eating disorders: the transition years
Providing clinical services for children and youth up to 18 years of age.
432016/11/23Trauma care: a family's perspective
LHSC serves as the designated Lead Trauma Hospital for the southwestern Ontario region
442016/11/22Preventing falls at home
LHSC promoting falls prevention and home safety throughout November.
452016/11/16Long road to recovery
Yvonne White spent four years, off and on, in a wheelchair and on crutches.
462016/11/09CSTAR accreditation
Simulation program awarded national accreditation
472016/11/02Win a newborn photo shoot!
LHSC is holding a social media photo contest in support of the Period of PURPLE Crying program
482016/11/01LHSC smoke-free
Four months since hospital became smoke-free
492016/10/26Promoting patient safety
Celebrating Canadian Patient Safety Week with a variety of activities
502016/10/21A stroke of luck
How the right care at the right time saved Yvonne Reynolds.
512016/10/14Comfort Stones
Comfort Stones for patients who have experienced a miscarriage
522016/10/11Breast Reconstruction Awareness
BRA Day on Oct. 19
532016/10/05Knit one, tell two!
Help spread awareness for the Period of PURPLE Crying
542016/09/21Binge Eating Group Therapy
New innovative outpatient treatment group for individuals with a Binge Eating Disorder.
552016/10/07Dream Lottery - Make a difference locally!
562016/09/16Understanding Pituitary Disease
Information night to answer your questions
572016/09/08BRA Day 2016
Is breast reconstruction after mastectomy right for you?
582016/09/06Extra vigilance urged as children return to school
Normally quiet streets burst to life in the mornings and afternoons.
592016/08/29Organ & tissue donor rates
Registration rates have reached new highs!
602016/08/11Back in the field
A Canadian first in robotic surgery has allowed Elaine Fisher to regain control over her life.
612016/08/09Having 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.
622016/08/02Play Pokemon Go safely
Stay safe while trying to catch them all!
632016/07/21Heat wave
Health unit issues heat warning
642016/06/30Smoke-Free LHSC
LHSC is now a smoke-free property
652016/06/27Clearing the air
Why Ontario hospitals are going smoke-free
662016/06/08New approach for aortic valve implantation
New surgical technique available to very select and complex patients
672016/06/07Making an Impact online
LHSC's Trauma Program expands Impact to reach students online
682016/05/30Did you know?
LHSC is the regional centre in southwestern Ontario for forensic pathology
692016/05/27A life less plastic
Celebrating a 10-year carbon strike
702016/05/20Unofficial start of trauma season
LHSC Trauma Programs says stay safe!
712016/05/16Echocardiography services receives accreditation
Labs meet highest standards of care
722016/04/28How electronic records are improving care
The development of a more complete electronic health record
732016/04/26TONE program
Improving outcomes for transplant patients
742016/04/22Adult Eating Disorders Service completes move
Programs up and running at 54 Riverview Avenue
752016/04/2011 organ transplants in 1 weekend
An amazing nine lives saved
762016/04/22Dream Lottery Supporting London Hospitals
772016/04/12Canadian robotic surgical first
Robot treats obstructive defecation syndrome
782016/04/11Mindy 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
802016/04/08Mike Weir Miracle Golf Drive for Kids
812016/03/15The power of imagination
Mckenna Lumley uses imagination to stay positive during trying times
822016/03/10Normal LTC Routes to UH resume March 22
832016/03/07Stories of Illness and Health: Living with Pain
Hear stories of people living with pain.
842016/02/18Celebrating National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week
Two-day open house to provide program information to potential patients and referring caregivers
852016/02/09Notice to LHSC Fertility Clinic patients on Zika
The Fertility Clinic at LHSC is closely following developments related to the Zika virus.
862016/02/08Protect others from influenza
With the Middlesex-London Health Unit, LHSC has been closely monitoring influenza activity
872016/02/05Are you at risk for kidney cancer or melanoma?
New cancers added to online cancer risk assessment tool.
882016/02/04CQI initiative brings information to inpatients
Adult oncology resource centre officially unveiled
892016/02/01Simulation to improve patient safety
Scenario marks successful launch of LHSC's Thoracic Surgery simulation program
902016/01/12Mental Health & Addictions Crisis Centre now open
CMHA Mental Health & Addictions Crisis Centre open for walk-in crisis assessment and support
912016/01/04LHSC welcomes the first baby of 2016!
This year's New Year baby was born at 1:37 am weighing 6 lbs 2 oz.
922015/12/31We 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.
932015/12/30Santa delivers joy (and gifts) Christmas morning
Santa delivers joy (and presents) Christmas morning at Children's Hospital
942015/12/23Where can I go for care during the holidays?
For non-life threatening illnesses and injuries, consider the following options before coming to the ED
952015/12/16Buy Raffle Tickets to Experience Masters Week
962015/12/15Dream Lottery - Supporting London Hospitals
972015/12/03Celiac disease: living gluten-free
For people with celiac disease, eating gluten free is not an option - it is a necessity to live healthy lives
982015/11/27November is Falls Prevention Month
Helping patients, and those in the community, stay on their feet
992015/11/02Win a newborn photoshoot!
LHSC is holding a social media photo contest in support of the Period of PURPLE Crying program.
1002015/11/13Magical Winter Ball presents Enchanted Forest
1012015/10/29Empowered by knowledge
London's Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day one of largest in the country
1022015/11/05Dream Lottery - Supporting London Hospitals
1032015/10/09Inpatient Federal Election Voting
The Federal election campaign is now underway and Election Day is Monday, October 19, 2015.
1042015/10/29Men's Retirement and Leisure Fair
1052015/10/08LHSC's Cardiac Fitness Institute opens its doors
Cardiac Fitness Institute opening its doors to celebrate Oktoberfest and kick off fundraising campaign.
1062015/10/27Country Classic Auction for Mental Health Campaign
1072015/10/16Interested in running a fundraising event?
1082015/10/01Stories of Illness and Health
Join Dr. Shannon Arntfield to experience the stories of people living with illness.
1092015/09/29LHSC recognizes World Heart Day
A look back at some of our cardiac achievements over the past year
1102015/09/25Fighting Childhood Cancer Together
Paediatric Oncology Service holds Childhood Cancer Awareness Month event
1112015/09/16Something to Smile About
Purchase a Smile Cookie from September 14 - September 20 to help kids across our region.
1122015/09/11Tailor-made treatment
Margaret Greene receives personalized medicine for treatment of breast cancer
1132015/09/16Women Run London event
1142015/08/20Is breast reconstruction right for you?
BRA Day is a national campaign to promote education, awareness
1152015/07/24inside: Does the patient voice matter?
Patient input plays an integral role in shaping the delivery of health care at LHSC
1162015/07/23Smiles for Miracle Treat Day
Tori knows that because of generous donors on Miracle Treat Day, kids like her can smile
1172015/07/17inside: Finding a voice at the most critical time
iPads in ICU helped Bob Henry find his voice
1182015/07/06Standing tall after back surgery
Few understand the impact of back pain and arthritis as well as Dean Ewing
1192015/07/10Concussion Research and Awareness Event
1202015/06/30Have a Happy and Safe Canada Day!
London Health Sciences Centre would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Canada Day.
1212015/06/29LHSC's 2015 Annual Community Meeting
LHSC welcomed staff, physicians, community members and donors
1222015/06/24First in North America to implant Engager Valve
Heart team at LHSC first in North America to implant Medtronic's Engager Valve
1232015/06/12Roll up your sleeves for the Hospital Challenge
It's time to roll up your sleeves and donate!
1242015/06/11Teddy bears and young patients celebrate together
Smiles abound at the 23rd annual Teddy Bear Picnic
1252015/05/29LHSC welcomes back NICU graduates
Biennial celebration a chance for families and NICU staff to reunite for a day of fun
1262015/05/21You asked us
Looking back on the massive restructuring of LHSC's services
1272015/05/20LHSC Physiotherapy hosts Lower Extremity Symposium
Attendees came from hospitals, community clinics and home-cares.
1282015/05/11New Pet Therapy Initiative launches at LHSC
Piloted on the ninth floor Sub Acute Medicine Unit
1292015/05/01"Distracted Driving - Josh's Story" in theatres
Joins May movie blockbusters in London theatres
1302015/05/06Healing and helmets at LHSC's Children's Hospital
May 4-10 is Safe Kids Week
1312015/04/27Tweet chat for organ donation and transplantation
Dr. Sener answered questions during the tweet chat on April 22
1322015/04/21LHSC reaches kidney transplant milestones
April 19-25 is National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week
1332015/04/10Kangaroo-A-Thon at LHSC
Promoting skin-to-skin contact with NICU babies and their parents
1342015/04/09Tweet chat on organ donation and transplantation
In recognition of National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week
1352015/03/31Taking control of treatment
Seven-year Andie overcomes her MRI fear with the help of some special goggles
1362015/03/24The long road to recovery
A single-car accident changes the course of a life forever
1372015/03/20National Poison Prevention Week
Injury Prevention team urges vigilance to prevent accidental poisoning
1382015/03/13Check out the latest issue of inside
The Winter 2015 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
1392015/03/12World Kidney Day
LHSC and The Kidney Foundation of Canada team up to celebrate
1402015/03/04The Ultimate Wine and Food Experience
1412015/03/09Ministry of Health announcement
Funding for paediatric pain clinic
1422015/03/11Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Make the first move and reduce your risk of developing colorectal cancer
1432015/02/25iPads give a voice to patients
Pilot program enabling communication through the use of Apple iPads
1442015/02/25Stories of Illness and Health - March 19
1452015/02/17A remarkable journey for recovery
For Leila Rahafrouz, catching the flu profoundly affected her life
1462015/02/10LHSC's Cardiac Fitness Institute opens its doors
CFI staff celebrate National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, Feb. 8-14.
1472015/02/18Showdown in the Downtown breaks $1 million mark
1482015/02/05Preparing for our role as Ebola treatment hospital
LHSC has worked diligently to refine its readiness plan and processes
1492015/02/06Canadian first use of device saves OR time
LHSC's cardiac surgery program first in Canada to use new suture fastening system
1502015/01/20"Someone said yes"
Liver transplant recipient shares his story to encourage organ donation
1512015/01/02LHSC welcomes the first baby of 2015!
This year's New Year baby is little Elsie Lynn.
1522014/12/29Santa spreads cheer Christmas morning
Christmas made a little merrier for patients at Children's Hospital
1532014/12/24A very special Christmas delivery
London Health Sciences Centre celebrates a special holiday tradition
1542014/12/23"Distracted Driving - Josh's Story" in theatres
Cinematic trailer playing at all London Cineplex theatres
1552014/12/19Physicians recommend extra dose of holiday cheer
Musical concert by "The Clinic Notes"
1562014/12/18LHSC receives over 10,000 PURPLE caps for newborns
Raising awareness for Period of PURPLE Crying
1572014/12/16Season's greetings!
Happy holidays from all of us at LHSC
1582014/11/18From responder to survivor
A life-saving reversal of roles
1592014/11/18Back into the swing
How hip replacement surgery changed the course of Herb Hunter's life forever
1602014/12/01Protect others from influenza
Wear a mask or get immunized to protect others from influenza
1612014/11/26"Buckle Up, Phone Down"
London Middlesex Road Safety Committee and LHSC's Trauma Program promote driving safety
1622014/11/21Helping seniors find their balance
Educating about the importance of leading a healthy and safe lifestyle.
1632014/11/18Emily's journey
A surprising new test and treatment option uncovers a bright new future
1642014/11/04Check out the latest issue of inside
The Fall 2014 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
1652014/10/28LHSC leading the way in ultrasound technology
Portable ultrasound machines at the patient's bedside
1662014/10/21LHSC is preparing for Ebola
Directive requires enhancements to Ebola preparedness plans impacting most acute hospitals in Ontario
1672014/10/17Ontario paramedics and LHSC go PURPLE for November
Donate over 200 handmade purple caps
1682014/10/22Country Classic Auction
1692014/10/09LHSC featured in Hometown Hockey
Segment of Ron MacLean's new show on Sportsnet
1702014/09/19Stories of Illness and Health: Oct. 26
1712014/10/02Nov. 20: Preparing for the dementia tidal wave
1722014/09/30Recognizing Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Former LHSC patient returns to say thank you during special celebration
1732014/09/19Cancer Care Ontario 2014 Partnership Tour
CCO visits the London Regional Cancer Program
1742014/10/10Showdown In The Downtown
1752014/09/19BRA Day returns Oct. 15
1762014/09/16A heartening wait
Device allows Phil McCracken to build his strength at home in preparation for a heart transplant
1772014/09/02Calling all Knitters!
Children's Hospital needs purple baby caps
1782014/08/29Extra vigilance needed as kids return to school
Safely share the road with school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists
1792014/08/21Getting cold to find a cure
LHSC's President and CEO takes the ice bucket challenge
1802014/08/19Others have made it through this - so can you
I Survived Cancer: Elisa's story
1812014/08/15Take a deeper look into diagnostic medical imaging
Do you know how the technology of each test differs?
1822014/08/12The best is yet to come
I Survived Cancer: Brenda's story
1832014/08/06When cancer came knocking
I Survived Cancer: Jen's Advice
1842014/08/01Treat yourself to an exclusive VIP experience
Available exclusively through Children's Health Foundation
1852014/07/31Shedding light on inherited metabolic disorders
April Willison says she owes her life to her brother Adam
1862014/08/133rd Annual Southwest Challenge Cycling Tour
1872014/07/18North American medical first at LHSC
Patient James Poulias receives new generation cardiac device
1882014/07/16Tool improves swallowing assessment for stroke
Acute Stroke Dysphagia Screening Tool is quick, valid and reliable.
1892014/08/05See The Line: Continuing Medical Education Program
1902014/07/22Concussion Q & A with Dr. Lisa Fischer
1912014/07/07The Patient Structured Day
Best practice introduced to improvde mental health inpatient experience
1922014/06/30Check out the latest issue of inside
The Summer 2014 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
1932014/06/27School's out for summer
Which means children are out and about
1942014/06/30See The Line
1952014/06/13Safe Swimming, Safe Splashing, Safe Kids
Water activities can be safe and fun with proper vigilance
1962014/06/1222nd Annual Teddy Bear Picnic
Brings summer fun to young patients at Children's Hospital
1972014/06/10June is Stroke Month
80% of strokes are preventable
1982014/05/29Campaign aims to decrease road injuries
Encourages drivers and cyclists to be courteous and respectful
1992014/05/27Making room
Discharge planning is helping to get the right patient in the right bed at the right time
2002014/05/29Inpatient Provincial Election Voting
Patients in hospital can register under the special voting rules
2012014/05/20The changing face of cancer treatment
Minimally-invasive robotic surgery gives Rod Sinn a new lease on life
2022014/05/16Victoria Day: Unofficial start of trauma season
Victoria Day long weekend triggers trauma season for LHSC
2032014/05/07Murray Glendining named President and CEO of LHSC
Announced by Chair of the Board of Directors at LHSC
2042014/05/05STOP! Clean Your Hands Day
LHSC is leading the way in practicing good hand hygiene
2052014/04/29Dying for a good night's sleep
Jerry's journey back to health
2062014/04/25A lifetime of care
Oncology After-Care Program celebrates ten years at Children's Hospital
2072014/04/17You're part of our team - Scrub in!
Family and visitors play an important role in keeping patients safe
2082014/04/16Student experience survey
Systems Design for non-medical student placements
2092014/04/08Time to Screen during cancer awareness month
When should you start screening for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer?
2102014/04/03My Care Binder supports patients
Acts as a guide for patients and their families across the cancer care continuum
2112014/03/31Ministry of Health announcement
New funding for epilepsy beds
2122014/03/21Trauma Program shares poison prevention tips
Keeping our children safe from harm
2132014/03/15Two Cases of Measles in the Community
Advisory issued by Middlesex-London Health Unit
2142014/03/14Stay safe this St. Patrick's Day
Reminder from LHSC's injury prevention team
2152014/03/11March is National Nutrition Month
Simply Cook and Enjoy!
2162014/03/03Check out the latest issue of inside
The Winter 2014 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
2172014/02/28London Health Link established
Providing better care for patients
2182014/02/28Stories of Illness and Health
2192014/02/12February is Heart Month at LHSC
Think about taking steps toward heart health!
2202014/02/07Extramural Critical Care Response Team
Working together to care for critically ill patients
2212014/02/05Women's Program launches birthing video
Women's Care Program launches video of birthing experience at LHSC
2222014/02/05Minister of Health visits LHSC
Announces improvements in stroke care
2232014/01/31PSA: Winter is Here Drive Safe
LHSC trauma surgeon urges people to drive according to weather and road conditions
2242012/09/24Why wait?
Why do some patients face lengthy wait times in the emergency department?
2252014/01/07Identical triplets welcomed at LHSC
Meet Londyn, Madison and Kenley, born December 14
2262014/01/06Scrape All, See All
LHSC's Injury Prevention Team hands out ice scrapers and winter driving tips
2272013/12/30Santa visits Children's Hospital
Santa and his 'elves' - the Mocha Shriners - spread Christmas cheer
2282013/12/23Sharing the sounds of the season
Special musical performance
2292013/12/20All I want for Christmas is a new heart
Successful heart transplant after at home wait thanks to new device
2302013/12/13Season's greetings!
Happy holidays from everyone at LHSC
2312013/12/17We are family
Uncover how The Fertility Clinic helped make a dream a reality
2322013/12/09Influenza is widely circulating in the community
Non-vaccinated visitors asked to wear mask in patient care areas
2332013/12/02Making an Impact on high-risk behaviour of teens
Heightening awareness of high-risk behaviour.
2342013/11/25Driving through the roadblocks
Dialysis treatment at home and on the road
2352013/11/22A meeting with Mickey
LHSC staff helps Sunshine Foundation make dreams come true for kids
2362013/11/13Sandy's Colonoscopy Experience: A Video Diary
Showcasing the patient experience during a colonoscopy appointment
2372013/11/06London Knights visit Children's Hospital
Joined by "Quest for the Cup" film crew
2382013/11/12LCBO's Giving Back In Our Community
2392013/11/05November newborns leave LHSC with purple hats
In support of the Period of PURPLE Crying program
2402013/11/04Check out the latest issue of inside
The Fall 2013 issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
2412013/10/28Thank you to generous knitters
Some 2,500 purple hats were knitted to raise awareness about Shaken Baby Syndrome.
2422013/10/23National Infection Control Week
Psst … Pass it on: infection control matters
2432013/10/18Obstetrical Triage Acuity Scale
LHSC first in Canada to develop new tool
2442013/10/15Preventing the spread of influenza
Protecting patients and residents from influenza
2452013/09/30Touring LHSC's laboratories
Local MP tours labs at Victoria Hospital
2462013/09/27Good eats for a good cause
LRCP recognizes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
2472013/09/24Federal Minister tours CSTAR
Accompanied by local members of parliament
2482013/09/13World Sepsis Day
Worldwide initiative to increase awareness and understanding of sepsis
2492013/09/10Iron Man, meet Iron Man
Courtright youngster meets hero who inspired his fight
2502013/08/28Minor incision equals major advance
LHSC surgeons achieve a Canadian first
2512013/08/27Get your needles ready
Children's Hospital in need of Knitters
2522013/09/10Become a Patient and Family Advisor
2532013/08/22Hospital cleaning has become a science
Reducing the spread of infection in a hospital
2542013/08/12Visit from Toronto Maple Leaf Nazem Kadri
Presented fan Ricky with an autographed hockey stick
2552013/08/28C. difficile at University Hospital
2562013/07/31Giving a little girl the ability to smile
Born with a rare disorder where nerve and muscles are absent
2572013/07/24Breaking through the looking glass
Navigating lung cancer and reclaiming life
2582013/07/30The blood signal is on!
Rally your friends, family and co-workers to help save a life
2592013/07/19Keeping young cyclists safe
Children's Hospital's bicycle helmet giveaway program
2602013/07/18Ensuring care in any situation
A behind the scenes look at hospital infrastructure
2612013/07/03Hygiene for little hands
Helping Children's Hospital patients stay healthy
2622013/06/26The growing concern over concussions
Year over year increase in paediatric concussion cases
2632013/06/24Making water safety a priority
Trauma Program encourages parents to use caution when children are around water
2642013/06/24Check out the latest issue of inside
The Summer issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
2652013/06/20Non-urgent patient transportation
LHSC leads new SW LHIN-wide process
2662013/06/18Robotic surgery training centre is operational
LHSC recently selected as the exclusive training centre in Canada
2672013/06/14The blood signal is on
Roll up your sleeves - June 14 is World Blood Donor Day
2682013/06/11Expect a call
New diagnostic imaging reminder system introduced at LHSC
2692013/06/07Improving the Health of First Nations Peoples
CCO unites with the Anishinabek Nation to combat cancer
2702013/06/03Two new operating rooms at Victoria Hospital
The first of a larger perioperative suite redesign
2712013/05/21Helping kids with cancer transition back to school
LHSC's school liaison program
2722013/05/15New technology to improve patient care
Leveraged by LHSC physiotherapists
2732013/05/10LHSC performs BONEBRIDGE bone conduction implant
A North American first by Dr. Sumit Agrawal and his surgical team
2742013/05/08Testing London's Emergency Preparedness
Simulated mass casulty education exercise
2752013/05/07Leading the way in continuous quality improvement
LHSC featured by Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership
2762013/05/08May 8 is World Ovarian Cancer Day
Building a sense of solidarity in the fight against the disease
2772013/05/01Making homes safer for new families
Home Safety Device Program funded by Children's Health Foundation
2782013/04/18Heart failure support device
Introduced at LHSC
2792013/04/17Home First - a patient's story
Story in the April issue of Hospital News
2802013/04/10Beyond a birth story
An incredible journey of twin pregnancy
2812013/04/05 Improving the patient experience
Initiative helps paediatric patients find the confidence they need to be brave
2822013/03/26Celebrating Purple Day for Epilepsy
One LHSC patient shares her life-changing experience
2832013/03/14Be Wise, Sanitize!
Child & Youth Advisory Council teach proper hand washing
2842013/03/04Check out the latest issue of inside!
The Winter issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
2852013/02/26LHSC continues its tradition of innovation
Announces firsts in treatment option for blood circulation
2862013/02/22Technology transforming injury prevention
Classroom Communications System implemented in existing programs
Team comes together to ensure best care for Critically Ill OB patients
2882013/02/12Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day
Factors to consider for men and women who wish to conceive
2892013/02/08New backup power generators at University Hospital
Ensure the continued care and comfort of patients
2902013/01/22Current Active Outbreaks
2912013/02/05Adult Eating Disorder Service opens at LHSC
In partnership with WOTCH Community Mental Health Services
2922013/02/04Patient navigation for the cancer journey
World Cancer Day - February 4
2932013/01/30National training centre for robotic surgery
LHSC designated as exclusive training centre in Canada
2942013/01/25Waging the war on bacteria
Interview with Canadian infection control expert Denise Gravel
2952013/01/22Using FEES for Intervention
Allows patients to return to eating sooner
2962013/01/24National Non Smoking Week, January 20 - 26
Cessation aids in the prevention of cancer and chronic disease
2972013/01/16Behind the Scenes: LHSC's Switchboard
Taking up to 700 calls an hour
2982012/12/28Santa's surprise visit
Joined by his special "elves" - the Shriners
2992012/12/27LHSC's precious holiday tradition
Babies dressed in stockings on Christmas day
3002012/12/17Happy holidays from LHSC!
Wishing you a safe, happy and healthy holiday season
3012012/12/21Santa and Mrs. Claus visit LHSC
Spread holiday joy to patients
3022012/12/18Agent-specific knowledge transforming patient care
Dr. Burkoski presents on shared governance model
3032012/12/17ReThink London visits LHSC
Staff take part in survey
3042012/12/06LHSC's President and CEO wins award
Bonnie Adamson among "Canada's Most Powerful Women"
3052012/11/28Knitter raises awareness of Shaken Baby Syndrome
Student Jackson Otten knits six purple hats for newborns
3062012/11/27New cancer model
Aims to reduce cancer deaths in newcomer communities
3072012/11/23Celebrating Diabetes Awareness Month
What would a cure mean to you?
3082012/12/03Gastrointestinal Illness at University Hospital
3092012/11/28Influenza A at Victoria Hospital
3102012/11/16LHSC celebrates World Prematurity Day
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit takes opportunity to stop and reflect
3112012/11/15LRCP launches improved radiation technology
Promises more accurate treatment with reduced treatment time
3122012/11/14CNS Movement Disorder Clinic
Designated a National Centre of Excellence
3132012/11/09A journey of learning
Joanna Gibson was faced with a challenge many of us can't imagine.
3142012/11/08Liquid Gold
Early delivery of mom's milk gives NICU babies best chance at getting stronger.
3152012/11/08Take Our Kids to Work Day Comes to LHSC
Grade nine students got an inside look at careers in health care.
3162012/11/07Otolaryngology residents learn emergency skills
Otolaryngology residents learn emergency skills in bootcamp.
3172012/11/05Check out the latest issue of inside!
The Fall issue of inside is now out. Catch up online!
3182012/11/02Cochlear Implant Program celebrates 25 years
Changing the lives of close to 500 children, teens and adults
3192012/11/02Preventing delirium and functional decline
Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)
3202012/10/30Community and patients tour LHSC's new Kidney Care
Centre officially open for patient care on Nov. 5
3212012/10/29Canadian Patient Safety Week
Oct. 29 - Nov. 2, 2012
3222012/10/22LHSC's new Kidney Care Centre is truly blessed
Aboriginal spiritual ceremony welcomes patients and staff
3232012/10/22LHSC announces a Canadian surgical first
Removing cancer from the liver
3242012/10/19LHSC congratulates Bertille Demers
October 19 marks the 25th anniversary of her liver transplant
3252012/10/17Recognizing National School Safety Week
Drivers urged to give children the right of way
3262012/10/15Spread knowledge, not infection!
National Infection Control Week: October 15-19
3272012/10/11Understanding women's cancer issues
LHSC welcomes Dr. Dessai from India
3282012/10/11Locating cancer resources just got easier
South West Regional Cancer Program launches new website
3292012/10/04Take the Pledge to End Bullying
LHSC's President and CEO took the Pledge along with other community leaders
3302012/10/03Change Starts Here
LHSC kicks off its 2012 employee United Way Campaign!
3312012/10/01Where to park at LHSC's Victoria Hospital
You asked us!
3322012/09/28LHSC Recognizes World Rabies Day
Dr. Joubert shares information on animal bites and rabies
3332012/09/27LHSC takes part in National Tree Day
The first of 72 trees to be planted on hospital grounds this fall
3342012/09/27Increasing support for women facing ovarian cancer
LHSC's Supportive Care team
3352012/09/21Ministry of Health visits LHSC
Announces increased funding for off-load nurses
3362012/09/21Canadian First at LHSC
Cardiologists use pressure sensing catheter for atrial fibrillation ablation
3372012/09/20London and regional hospitals invest in technology
Building on exceptional patient care
3382012/09/11United Way Harvest Lunch
2012 campaign goal announced
3392012/09/11May I Help You?
Volunteers invite questions from patients, families and visitors
3402012/09/10Leading the way in treating women's cancer
Interstitial radiation targets the disease at its source
3412012/09/06Working together to help patients go 'Home First'
A collaborative program with South West CCAC
3422012/09/07"Breast" practices developing in our region
Sustainable strategy for breast cancer follow-up care
3432012/08/30LHSC water conservation efforts
Saving 124 million litres of water annually
3442012/08/29Anna reminds her visitors to wash their hands
11 year old Anna recognized as honourary infection safety champion
3452012/08/28Rooftop science at LHSC
From March to October, Aerobiologist Jim Anderson samples ambient air on an LHSC roof
3462012/08/23To the top of his game
World champion downhill skier Jan Hudec has had six knee surgeries
3472012/08/17North American Surgical Robotics Summer School
Hosted by CSTAR at London Health Sciences Centre
3482012/08/10Sounds of hope and healing
The bell and gong ring out at LHSC's London Regional Cancer Program
3492012/08/10Family Medical Centres aim for same day service
Improving access for patients
3502012/08/03More than a simple 'swish & spit'
CNS first to roll out complete oral health assessment for patients
3512012/08/02Helping meet the need for blood
The community is encouraged to roll up their sleeves and donate today
3522012/07/30Ken Gaston grateful for the gift of 10,000 days
3532012/07/27Leave no doubt: Write it out
Eliminating unsafe abbreviations in medication orders
3542012/07/25First-Ever Canadian Guidelines on Parkinson's
Coauthored by LHSC Doctor
3552012/07/31C. difficile outbreak resolved at LHSC
3562012/07/20Cross Canada CISV Peace Bus stops at LHSC
Joined by London Police Services PEACE Team
3572012/07/20Mental health patients receive addiction support
LHSC launches new peer support program
3582012/07/17ICU Team leads Reduction of Supplies Project
A LHSC Continuous Quality Improvement initiative
3592012/07/13Creating smiles one stitch at a time
Chatham woman helps brighten hospital stays for kids at LHSC
3602012/07/12Two triumphs
Dawson's fight with cancer and anorexia nervosa
3612012/07/12LHSC tumour bank
Providing support to cancer researchers around the world
3622012/07/06Victoria Hospital brought to light
LED lights light up the grounds
3632012/06/29Recovering from stroke
One patient shares his journey to mark Stroke Awareness Month
3642012/07/06C. difficile outbreak at LHSC
3652012/06/27Water safety for children
Trauma Program urges caution this summer
3662012/06/25"Inside" LHSC
Check out the first issue!
3672012/06/212012 Annual Community Meeting
Exceptional Experiences, Extraordinary People, and Engaging Partnerships
3682012/06/26FEMAP program receives national media attention
3692012/06/21Aboriginal Navigator joins LHSC
Bonnie Doxtator helps aboriginal seniors navigate the health care system
3702012/06/15The eyes can have it, young or old, even newborns
Children can develop cataracts
3712012/06/1420th annual Teddy Bear Picnic
Specia event for patients, families and staff
3722012/06/12LHSC contributes to Million Tree Challenge
Goal to plant 1,000 trees in 2012
3732012/06/05A garden where hope and healing can bloom
Cancer Survivor's Garden inspired by LHSC nurse
3742012/05/31LHSC's adult Cystic Fibrosis clinic
Now sees more patients than paediatric clinic
3752012/05/30Children's colouring contest
Highlights health and safety at work or at home
3762012/05/25Celebrating new Breast Care Centre
St. Joseph's Health Care London officially opens new centre
3772012/06/01Grand Opening of Ronald McDonald Family Room
3782012/05/24Pro Bono Law Ontario at Children's Hospital
Adds legal expertise to care team
3792012/05/17Leading the way in patient safety focus
Staff come together for a day of learning
3802012/05/31Over 10,000 samples donated to Ontario Tumour Bank
3812012/05/14Metabolic Family Workshop a huge success
Families came together to network and gain knowledge
3822012/05/11Take Your MPP to Work Day
Three MPPs tour with LHSC nurses
3832012/05/10Art Exhibit Showcases Creativity
Recognizing Mental Health Awareness Week
3842012/05/09Family Feedback Program
LHSC leading practice accepted by Accreditation Canada
3852012/05/07Infant Hearing Program tests every baby born
Hearing tests provided by LHSC's Audiology Technicians
3862012/05/08Recognizing Emergency Preparedness week
"Your Emergency Plan - Making It Work".
3872012/05/07STOP! Clean Your Hands
Part of the global initiative "Save Lives: Clean Your Hands"
3882012/05/02Bicycle helmet giveaway program
Outfits children with a cycling-related injury with a fitted helmet
3892012/05/01Welcoming the warmer weather
Dr. Scott Ernst shares sun safety advice
3902012/04/30Prevention of Nosocomial Infection in the Neonate
LHSC Leading Practice accepted by Accreditation Canada
3912012/04/26Dialysis patient Misty Dudley awaits a transplant
Discusses the importance of organ donation
3922012/04/30Clinical Specialist Radiation Therapist Initiative
Implementation adds value to Cancer Centres
3932012/04/20Be a donor at
LHSC the site of a special announcement by the Hon. Deb Matthews
3942012/04/19Implementation of a foot assessment program
LHSC Leading Practice accepted by Accreditation Canada
3952012/04/20Government of Canada announcement at LHSC
LHSC welcomed the Honourable Minister Jason Kenney
3962012/04/17Improving health around the world
Extraordinary people at LHSC volunteering around the world
3972012/04/19Security Guards with New Protective Equipment
3982012/04/12Bedside ultrasounds
New ultrasound equipment and training program in emergency departments
3992012/04/03Flash mob celebrates Canadian Oncology Nursing Day
Oncology nurses at LHSC participate in a flash mob
4002012/04/03A princess for a princess
Princess Rapunzel's surprise visit to LRCP
4012012/04/13Improving treatment plans for cancer
4022012/04/03Delivering healthy babies while on dialysis
Renal Program helped Kim Barrey get pregnant despite kidney failure
4032012/04/02Improving safety and preventing adverse events
4042012/04/05LHSC's regional dialysis program expands care
4052012/04/02Prevention is the key to a healthy liver
4062012/04/04Welcome to our new homepage!
4072012/04/02Farm safety for children
4082012/04/02World Tuberculosis Day

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