Media Releases 2020

November 27, 2020 - Media Release
LHSC announces additional measures in response to COVID-19 outbreak at University Hospital

November 27, 2020
A message to our community from Dr. Paul Woods

November 4, 2020
Indigenous Healing Space opens at LHSC

October 15, 2020
Reducing opioid prescriptions to prevent patient addiction at Children’s Hospital 

October 9, 2020 - Public Service Announcement
London COVID-19 Assessment Centres open Thanksgiving weekend

September 30, 2020 - Statement
Flags lowered to half-mast on Orange Shirt Day

September 28, 2020
Innovative Hybrid Operating Room improving care for cardiac patients

September 25, 2020 - Public Service Announcement
COVID-19 testing instruments repaired

September 24, 2020 - Public Service Announcement
COVID-19 tests results are temporarily exceeding 24-hour turnaround

September 24, 2020 - Media Release
Over 500 patients take advantage of Children’s Hospital Virtual Emergency Clinic

August 28, 2020 - Media Release
Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre makes drive-up Cystic Fibrosis swabs available

August 20, 2020 - Media Release
London Health Sciences Centre reaches significant COVID-19 lab testing milestone

August 6, 2020 - Statement
Flags lowered to half-mast to honour lives lost in Beirut

July 30, 2020 - Media Release
LHSC's Surgi-Centre surpasses milestone of 100 patients

July 28, 2020 - Media Release
Dr. Paul Woods’ patient experience: A personal health-care emergency amidst pandemic response

July 23, 2020 - Media Statement
Media statement regarding the announcement of Western Ontario Health Team in London-Middlesex

July 7, 2020 - Media Release
Urgent COVID-19 Care Clinic at LHSC is supporting patients diagnosed with COVID-19

July 6, 2020 - Media Release
Providing cancer care close to home: Medical Oncology Clinic opens at Woodstock Hospital

June 23, 2020 - Media Release
New partnership offers access to shared decision making support for paediatric clients and their families in Ontario

June 4, 2020 - Media Release
LHSC gradually expands clinical services during the COVID-19 pandemic

June 2, 2020 - Statement
Flags lowered to half-mast to acknowledge recent events in the United States and Canada

May 19, 2020
LHSC develops resources to support expectant parents during COVID-19

May 19, 2020  - Statement
Flags lowered to half-mast in honour of Canadian Forces Snowbirds member

May 15, 2020
Victoria Day long weekend is expected to remain the unofficial start of trauma season

May 14, 2020 - Statement
Flags at half-mast to honour a personal support worker colleague who passed away from COVID-19

May 13, 2020 - Statement
Flags at half-mast to honour a registered nurse colleague who passed away from COVID-19

May 13, 2020
New device could reduce COVID-19 infection risk and demand for invasive ventilators

May 11, 2020
Children’s Hospital launches virtual emergency clinic

May 1, 2020
LHSC’s Victoria Hospital shining bright and blue for essential workers 

May 1, 2020 - Public Service Announcement
LHSC continues to provide urgent and emergency care during COVID-19 pandemic

April 21, 2020 - Statement

Flags lowered to half-mast in honour of lives lost in Nova Scotia

April 7, 2020

Media Release: Construction of LHSC field hospital underway to prepare for potential COVID-19 influx

April 3, 2020

Media statement/A message to our community

April 3, 2020

Media Advisory: LHSC opening a field hospital to prepare for potential COVID-19 influx

April 2, 2020

A Message from LHSC's Board Chair

March 30, 2020 - Media Statement

Media statement regarding PPE standards, conservation and work refusal process

March 29, 2020 - Media Statement

Further reductions in non-urgent and emergent care at LHSC

March 28, 2020 - Media Statement

First COVID-19 Related Death at LHSC 

March 20, 2020 - Media Statement

New visitor restrictions at LHSC amid COVID-19 precautions

March 17, 2020 - Media Statement

LHSC assessed two confirmed cases of COVID-19

March 16, 2020 - Media Statement

Changes at LHSC due to COVID-19 precautions

March 14, 2020 - Media Statement

LHSC assessed a confirmed second case of COVID-19

March 4, 2020

LHSC designated a Choosing Wisely Canada Hospital in reducing overuse of medical tests and interventions

January 31, 2020 - Media Release

LHSC assessed a now confirmed case of novel coronavirus

January 1, 2020 - Media Release

London Health Sciences Centre welcomes first baby of 2020