Hospital News

Celebrating National Medical Laboratory Week

April 11, 2022 Each April, National Medical Laboratory Week is celebrated across Canada to promote awareness and understanding of the role of medical laboratory professionals in the health-care system. This week, we are pleased to recognize and thank

Epilepsy awareness: A journey of strength and hope

March 31, 2022 Emily Toupin has a motto that motivates her daily – “Take it one day at a time.” Emily was nineteen years old when she had her first seizure. When she woke up one morning, she noticed her shoulder was fractured. It was extremely odd

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 31, 2022 March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer in Canada, accounting for 11% of all cancers. Every day, 68 Canadians are diagnosed with CRC, and 26 Canadians die from it. LHSC’s

Recognizing Dietitians Day

March 16, 2022 Dietitians Day is celebrated each March in appreciation of the important role that dietitians play as regulated health-care professionals, committed to using their expertise and skills to create a healthier future for all Canadians

Celebrating Social Work Week

March 7, 2022 Each March, Social Work Week is celebrated across Ontario in appreciation for the role social workers play in supporting the needs and enhancing the health and well-being of individuals, families, groups and communities. This week,

Celebrating Resident Awareness Week

Dr. Sara Jones, PGY1, OBGYN resident at LHSC February 7, 2022 Each February, Resident Awareness Week is celebrated across Canada in appreciation for the role of medical residents in the delivery of care. This year’s recognition week takes place

A letter to the community May 13

May 13, 2022 The COVID-19 wave in Ontario continues to recede, and vaccination continues to provide significant protection against serious illness. Hospitalizations are declining and the number of health care workers at LHSC getting COVID-19 is also