March is Liver Health Month

March 30, 2012 What is the main cause of liver disease? You may think the correct answer is alcohol, but this is not the case. The liver is the largest internal and most metabolically complex organ in humans. This organ performs over 500 different

Improving patient safety and preventing adverse events

Exceptional Experiences April 2 , 2012 Members of the Critical Care Outreach Teams at University Hospital (top) and Victoria Hospital. " Because…critical care is a need not a place ” is the model behind London Health Science Centre’s Critical Care

LHSC celebrates Pharmacist Awareness Week

Extraordinary People March 8 , 2012 Pharmacists and Registered Pharmacy Technicians working to fill orders in the new clinical pharmacy located in the North Tower at LHSC's Victoria Hospital. As a leader in hospital pharmacy practice, LHSC is proud

Nurse Practitioner: Regular Full-Time

Emergency Services The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a self-directed advanced practice nurse prepared at the graduate and post-graduate level, who functions in an expanded nursing role in a collaborative practice model. The NP demonstrates a

Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Services

January 2012 Audiology, in close partnership with the Paediatric Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery Clinics, provides a full range of hearing assessments for all age groups. In addition, the prescription and assessment of hearing aids, FM

LHSC’s 2011 United Way Campaign results

Engaging Partnerships February 17, 2012 London Health Sciences Centre is pleased to announce that we have exceeded both the previous year’s campaign total and this year’s goal for our United Way Campaign by raising a grand total of $121,122! Each

LHSC makes lasting commitment to blood donation

Engaging Partnerships Jill Craven (right), Director of Cancer Services at LHSC’s London Regional Cancer Program, donated blood at the launch event for LHSC’s participation in the Canadian Blood Services’ “Partners for Life” program. Also present at