Hospital News

Thanks for joining the Blood Donor Challenge!

July 16, 2019 Throughout May and June staff, physicians, students and volunteers generously rolled up their sleeves to support LHSC’s Blood Donor Challenge. This year’s challenge saw an incredible 197 units of blood donated – a boost from last year’s

Reducing catheter use in Medicine Inpatients

July 8, 2019 Inpatient Medicine at Victoria Hospital (VH) launched Choosing Wisely Canada’s “Lose the Tube” toolkit beginning in October of 2018. Assessing patients with urinary catheters inserted to empty the bladder on a daily basis using

The need for blood does not take a holiday

Canadian Blood Services is urging Canadians to help meet patients’ needs this summer by donating blood. With regular donors on vacation or busy with other seasonal activities, there tends to be a decline in donations, making summer one of the most