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Posted Thursday, September 22, 2022


As the CEOs and Chiefs of Staff of some of the largest hospitals in Ontario, we are committed to caring for you and your loved ones. Recently, there has been some concern and worry over Bill 7 – the More Beds, Better Care Act, 2022 – and what it will mean for patients, families and caregivers. We understand these concerns and hope to provide clarity and comfort in this letter.
We all want a health care system that is there for us when we need it, with all...

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Posted Wednesday, September 21, 2022

GM Canada and OnStar contribute $35,000 to implement PulsePoint in the community
OSHAWA – Today, the City of Oshawa and Oshawa Fire Services, along with Lakeridge Health and the Durham Region Critical Incident Stress Support Team, announced the introduction of PulsePoint, a free mobile app that will help save lives.
PulsePoint works within the Oshawa Fire Services’ dispatch system by alerting cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)-trained users through the PulsePoint...

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Posted Friday, September 16, 2022

We are pleased to provide updated parking information for Ajax Pickering Hospital and Lakeridge Gardens.
New Parking Garage Partially Opens on Monday, September 19, 2022 We are pleased to announce that the parking garage, currently under construction beside Ajax Pickering Hospital, will partially open on Monday, September 19, 2022, enabling increased access to parking at the hospital and Lakeridge Gardens.
Due to supply chain issues, use of the parking garage is limited...

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Posted Tuesday, September 06, 2022

Effective September 7, 2022, inpatient critical care services will be returning to the Bowmanville Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) following a temporary relocation to the Ajax Pickering and Oshawa Hospitals.
We recognize the impact this situation has had on our staff, patients, and their families. We are grateful to the many staff and physicians who worked tirelessly to ensure we could safely return these services as soon as possible.
Patient safety and supporting the...

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Posted Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Recently, Lakeridge Health made the difficult decision to temporarily relocate the six Bowmanville Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds and consolidate critical care services to the Ajax Pickering and Oshawa Hospitals. There was no loss of critical care bed capacity delivered by Lakeridge Health critical care teams as a result of this consolidation; there have been no interruptions to services at the Emergency Department; and a critical care physician has remained onsite throughout...
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