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Media Room

All media must contact the LHSC Corporate Communications & Public Relations Department for permission before coming onto hospital property (including hospital grounds), and must be escorted by a member of the Corporate Communications team while on-site.

Media must contact the Corporate Communications & Public Relations Department in order to facilitate the following:

  • Patient condition updates
  • Interviews with patients and/or families
  • Interviews with physicians and staff
  • Hospital access
  • Audio recording, videotaping, filming, photography on hospital property

Call 519-667-6760

LHSC Corporate Communications and Public Relations Department Hours

Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Urgent Media Requests

There is a Communicator on-call 24/7, 365 days a year. Call LHSC switchboard at (519) 685-8500 and ask that the Communicator on-call be paged at 17878.


See Patient Information for more information about patient condition updates and access.

See Hospital Access for more information on guidelines for the media when they are on-site at LHSC.