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London Health Sciences Centre to host 350 Grade Nine Students for Take Our Kids to Work Day

(London, ON): Over 350 Grade 9 students in London will get an inside look at how London’s largest employer operates, this Wednesday November 7, 2007, during Take Our Kids to Work Day.

Take Our Kids to Work Day gives students a look at future job prospects in health care, and gives LHSC staff the opportunity to showcase what they do and how it impacts the community.

LHSC will be providing tours in; Multi-Organ Transplant Unit, Child and Adult Emergency Department, Food Services, Labs, Physiotherapy, Human Resources, Pharmacy, Biomedical Engineering and the Burn Unit. New this year will be a hands-on presentation in Respiratory Therapy, where students will intubate and defibrillate a demonstration doll.

The media is invited to attend the tour at LHSC’s Victoria Hospital.

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2006

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: LHSC – Victoria Hospital
Westminster Tower
7th Floor Amphitheatre

*Please note: LHSC’s Victoria Hospital is undergoing road resurfacing at Baseline Road. Please use the newly resurfaced Commissioners Road entrance to the hospital. Map attached.

LHSC is committed to life long learning and, in collaboration with our educational partners, fosters learning and development opportunities such as this. LHSC has participated in the national event since its inception in 1994.


For more information please contact:
Sarah Corrigan
Corporate Communications and Public Relations
London Health Sciences Centre
T: 685-8500, ext. 77129 E: sarah.corrigan@lhsc.on.ca