Hospital News

Staying safe in the sun this summer

June 15, 2018 As we welcome the rising temperatures, sun safety often becomes top-of-mind. While sun protection and skin surveillance should be done all year round, the long, hot days of summer offer a natural opportunity for people to get into a

LHSC encourages blood donation with #MissingType

June 11, 2018 Without A, O or B, thousands of Canadians wouldn’t be here today. That’s why we can’t live in a world where these letters are missing. With your help, we can fill in the gaps. During National Blood Donor Week (June 11-17), organizations

World No Tobacco Day

May 31, 2018 Every year on May 31, the World Health Organization and partners mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. On

May is National Physiotherapy Month

May 25, 2018 May is National Physiotherapy Month offering a chance to recognize the important work LHSC physiotherapy staff do throughout our hospital. Liver transplant recipient Sean Parmley has no doubt the physiotherapy he received both pre and

Celebrating exceptional nursing at LHSC

May 24, 2018 Each year during National Nursing Week, LHSC takes the opportunity to celebrate the best of the best among our nurses with its very own Nursing Awards program that recognizes individuals or teams across five categories. This year LHSC

Giving Stella the chance to fight

May 23, 2018 In December 2016, Stella Stenning, a sweet and loving three year old, was diagnosed with Acute myeloid leukemia (AML). It was a shocking diagnosis since her parents, Seri and Dub, initially thought Stella had a stubborn cold. Stella