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Virtual Media Conference: Patient care update following water damage at LRCP


For Immediate Release: 
September 1, 2021 

Virtual Media Conference: Patient care update following water damage at LRCP 

(LONDON, Ontario) – On August 24, a pipe burst at the London Regional Cancer Program (LRCP) at Victoria Hospital causing significant water damage to clinic and radiation planning and treatment areas. Clinic appointments and treatment have been continuing, and patients will continue to hear from the health-care team only in the event an appointment or treatment is rescheduled. 

London Health Sciences Centre is hosting a virtual media conference to update the media and community about the ongoing remediation efforts and mitigation strategies to ensure patients continue to receive timely high-quality patient care.  

Date: September 1, 2021 


Tom McHugh, Vice President, Clinical Programs, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), & Regional Vice President, Cancer Services South West Region 

Dr. Michael Lock, Radiation Oncology, LHSC 

Paul McIvor, Chief Communications Officer, LHSC 

Time: 10:30 am  

Location: Online via WebEx Events
Please RSVP for log-in details by 10:30 am  

For media inquiries contact:  
Marek Kubow 
Corporate Communications and Public Relations  
London Health Sciences Centre 
519-685-8500, ext. 75155