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MEDIA Advisory

For Immediate Release:

April 26, 2011

Victoria Hospital celebrates National Medical Laboratory Week in new high-tech, purpose-built space

(LONDON, Ontario) – In celebration of National Medical Laboratory Week, media are invited to tour the brand new state-of-the-art lab space at London Health Sciences Centre’s Victoria Hospital.

After operating for many years in various locations throughout London, nine service areas of the London Laboratory Services Group have now consolidated into a single 27,400 sq. ft space on level 10 of the new North Tower (zone B) at Victoria Hospital as part of the larger Milestone 2, Phase 2 hospital restructuring project.

As an integral part of the health care system, medical laboratory professionals are dedicated to providing vital and accurate information that contributes to effective patient care. This is a unique opportunity to see our technologists, biochemists, scientists and laboratory medical staff at work.

                    Date:          Wednesday, April 27, 2011 or Thursday, April 28, 2011

                    Time:         9am-11am by your request.
                                       Please call 519-685-8500 ext. 58738 to arrange your tour.

                    Location: B10, Victoria Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre
                                       800 Commissioners Road, London
                                       Zone B, Level 10

                   Parking:   Please use Visitor Lot P1 (off of Commissioners Road)


For media inquiries contact:
Cory Habermehl
Corporate Communications and Public Relations
London Health Sciences Centre
519-685-8500, ext. 58738

After-hours assistance:
Call LHSC Switchboard at 519-685-8500 and ask to page the communications consultant on-call.

Visit the LHSC Media web site at www.lhsc.on.ca/media