Hospital News

Improving care by partnering with patients

Patient and family advisor, Betty Clinton, sitting in a dialysis chair at Parkwood, worked with (from left) Lori Harwood, April Mullen and Julie Gilvsey (Parkwood). August 8, 2019 LHSC is focused on incorporating the patient voice into various

LHSC participates in the 2019 London Pride Parade

July 29, 2019 Over 60 participants from London Health Sciences Centre marched in London’s Pride Parade on July 28. LHSC staff were joined by their family and friends as well as a couple of furry pals for the warm and sunny 3km walk waving to the

Becoming accreditation ready everyday

July 23, 2019 What do you do when you’ve achieved your goal? According to the Patient Safety & Accreditation Team at LHSC, you keep going. The team began their journey of action and achievement 14 months ago in supporting the many staff, physicians,

LHSC Supports Pride

Staff at the Pride flag raising ceremony sign the LHSC Supports Pride banner. July 19, 2019 Pride London Festival runs July 18-28 In an effort to encourage acceptance, inclusion, education, and celebration of the LGBT2Q+ community in London, and to

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