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Partnering for Patient Safety - Children’s Hospital 3rd Family Centred Care Conference

(LONDON, Ontario) – Partnering for Patient Safety is the focus of the 3rd Family Centred Care conference being hosted by Children’s Hospital at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn and Conference Centre on Wellington Rd., on Monday, May 5, 2008 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This conference, aimed at health care providers, social services workers, educators, students and families, will demonstrate the importance of communication and collaboration among patients, families and health care providers, highlight the role of the family in educating the health care system and will stress the importance of partnerships to achieve a safe and healthy environment.

The morning session will feature a keynote address by Gail Scott, President of Gail Scott and Associates. The address will focus no The Art of Making Things Right When Things Go Wrong, an interactive presentation that uses storytelling and practical tools to empower participants to discover their inner resources in achieving excellence in patient care.

About London Health Sciences Centre
London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is one of Canada’s largest acute-care teaching hospitals and is dedicated to excellence in patient care, teaching and research. LHSC has pioneered many national and international medical breakthroughs. Located in London, Ontario, LHSC encompasses three sites, South Street Hospital, University Hospital and Victoria Hospital; two family medical centres; and the London Regional Cancer Program. LHSC is the home of the Children’s Hospital and CSTAR (Canadian Surgical Technologies & Advanced Robotics). LHSC is affiliated with The University of Western Ontario. Physicians and staff at LHSC number more than 9,000 and together they provide care for more than 1 million patients last year.

For more information contact:
Rachelle Wood
Communications Consultant
Phone: 519-685-8500 ext. 77642