The Trauma Program

The London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) serves as the designated Lead Trauma Hospital (LTH) for the Southwestern LHIN. There are currently eleven hospitals in Ontario that have been designated as LTH's by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. These eleven hospitals comprise a provincial trauma system that includes all the components identified with optimal trauma care such as prevention, access, acute hospital care, rehabilitation, education and research activities. In southwestern Ontario, the role of the LHSC Trauma Program is to provide leadership in the specialized care of moderately and severely injured adults and children. The program coordinates services to meet regional needs and participates in local, provincial and national programs related to education, research and injury prevention.

The Trauma Program is an integral part of the LHSC Surgery Services with strong linkages to Emergency Care, Children's Care and The University of Western Ontario.

 

Highlights

 

Global News - London landmarks honoring National Injury Prevention Day

LHSC marks National Injury Prevention Day green

Blackburn News - Going Green for Injury Prevention Day

Blackburn News - Casino Lights up green for injury prevention

LHSC - May long weekend marks start of trauma season

London Free Press - LHSC pushes prevention as ‘trauma season’ hits

LHSC - Distracted driving is leading cause of driving fatalities in Canada

LHSC - Brain Injury Awareness Month: Protecting young cyclist from brain injury

The Observer - More than 1,300 St. Patrick’s students take part in Sarnia’s first-ever Impact Day

Blackburn News - Impact Day at St. Pat’s

Informing Teens, Preventing Injuries is the Focus of IMAPCT Day at St. Patrick’s Catholic High School

Windsor Star - New OPP program makes distracted driving real for students

LHSC - Jaws of Life demonstration kicks off LHSC’ “Talk Trauma” Conference

CTV News - Talk Trauma

 

 

 

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Last Updated August 18, 2017 | © 2007, LHSC, London Ontario Canada