Relationship of London's Hospitals


London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care, London remain committed to partnership, collaboration and system integration for the people we serve across our community, our region and beyond. To do this, we use a variety of service models, including joint ventures, shared roles and functions, and integrated positions. At the heart of our approach is to strengthen the relationship between our organizations at all levels while continuing to support each hospital’s distinct missions and needs.

Since 1997, these relationships have been guided by a set of principles - Principles to Guide the Relationship of London’s Hospitals - were recently updated with the agreement listed below.

The Joint Collaboration Agreement was revised in the spring of 2016, and outlines how LHSC and St. Joseph’s will jointly govern and manage all existing and future voluntary arrangements and relationships between the two hospital corporations. It further solidifies how our Boards and CEOs will work together