June 7, 2005

James Bullbrook
City-wide Restructuring
519-685-8500, ext. 75532

Emergency Department and Critical Care Trauma Centre Open House for Donors and Media

Members of the media are invited to attend an open house and tour of the new Adult Emergency Department and Critical Care Trauma Centre at Victoria Hospital at Commissioners and Wellington roads on Wednesday, June 8 at 9 a.m. Formal remarks will be followed by self-guided tours. (To attend the open house, please enter through the current Children's Emergency Department entrance)

In five days, on Sunday, June 12, 2005, South Street Emergency Department closes and relocates to Victoria Hospital (location of current Children's Emergency).

As of June 12, 2005, London has two Emergency Departments:

London Health Sciences Centre University Hospital
339 Windermere Road (at Perth Drive)
London, Ontario N6A 5A5

London Health Sciences Centre new Victoria Hospital
Adult and Children's Emergency
800 Commissioners Road East (at Wellington Road)
London, Ontario N6A 4G5

For more information, the public can call 1-866-313-5528 or visit www.emergencylondon.ca.

As always, if you have a medical emergency call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Department.