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LHSC to host open house preview of the new Kidney Care Centre


For Immediate Release:
October 24, 2012


(LONDON, Ontario) – Dialysis and kidney care services at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) are moving into the community at the new Kidney Care Centre in Westmount Shopping Centre. Government officials will join leaders from LHSC, the Ontario Renal Network, patients, community members and health care partners on Friday, October 26, 2012 to tour the 32,000 square foot Kidney Care Centre before it opens for patient care.

Date:           Friday, October 26, 2012
Time:          9:00am to 11:00am (official program begins at 9:45am)
Location:   Kidney Care Centre
                     Suite 205 (2nd floor) near Sears
                     Westmount Shopping Centre,
                     785 Wonderland Rd S. London Ontario

About London Health Sciences Centre

London Health Sciences Centre has been in the forefront of medicine in Canada for 136 years and offers the broadest range of specialized clinical services in Ontario. Building on the traditions of its founding hospitals to provide compassionate care in an academic teaching setting, London Health Sciences Centre is home to Children’s Hospital, South Street Hospital, University Hospital, Victoria Hospital, two family medical centres, and two research institutes – Children’s Health Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute, a joint research initiative with St. Joseph’s Health Care, London. As a leader in medical discovery and health research, London Health Sciences Centre has a history of over 50 international and national firsts and attracts top clinicians and researchers from around the world. As a regional referral centre, London Health Sciences Centre cares for the most medically complex patients including critically injured adults and children in Southwestern Ontario and beyond. The hospital’s nearly 15,000 staff, physicians, students and volunteers provide care for more than one million patient visits a year. For more information visit www.lhsc.on.ca.



For more information contact:

Marek Kubow
Corporate Communications and Public Relations
London Health Sciences Centre
519-685-8500, ext. 75155