Media Release

Wednesday, November 2, 2004

Take Our Kids To Work Day at LHSC

(LONDON, Ontario) More than 350 Grade 9 students in London will get a first hand look at future job prospects in health care when they gather at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) for Take Our Kids To Work Day. LHSC is London's largest employer with more than 8,000 employees and Take Our Kids To Work Day is an opportunity to showcase the numerous job opportunities and professions in health care in addition to nursing and medicine.

The students will be across all three sites of LHSC and touring different areas of the hospital; Radiology, Core Labs, Pharmacy Services, Microbiology Lab, Molecular Biology, Laboratory Services, Radiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Food Services, Blood Transfusion Services, and Sterile Processing.

LHSC has participated in the national annual event since it began in 1994.

The student tours will take place at each of LHSC's three sites, and the media is invited to attend the event at LHSC's Victoria Campus.