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Posted Friday, February 03, 2023

Heart Month events happening in Durham Region and Scarborough, as well as virtually, will raise heart health awareness
DURHAM REGION (February 3, 2023) – The Central East Regional Cardiovascular Rehab Program is putting its whole heart into Heart Month events this year, as they bring back their well-loved community clinics to local malls in Durham Region and Scarborough for the first time since before the pandemic. They will also be holding virtual education sessions,...

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Posted Thursday, February 02, 2023

TGLNAwards-1web Durham Region – Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) – Ontario’s organ and tissue donation agency – has recognized Lakeridge Health with three awards as part of their 2021/2022 Hospital Achievement Awards.
“These awards speak to Lakeridge Health’s commitment to organ and tissue donation awareness across the organization,” says Dr. Randy Wax, Chief of Staff, Lakeridge Health. “Our team’s efforts have maximized opportunities...

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Posted Thursday, January 12, 2023

NSQIP Team PhotoDURHAM REGION — The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) has recognized Lakeridge Health as one of only 78 hospitals in North America to have achieved the “Meritorious” status for surgical patient care.
“We are very proud to be part of a select group of hospitals to receive this recognition,” said Dr. John Dickie, Chief of Surgery, Lakeridge Health. “Our teams embrace a culture of safety...

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Posted Sunday, January 01, 2023

Durham Region – New Year’s Day has brought good news with the arrival of little Anthony Powell – the first baby of 2023 born in Durham Region.
Anthony was born at the Ajax Pickering Hospital at 2:46 a.m. on January 1, 2023, weighing four pounds six ounces. Both baby and mom are doing well. This is the first child for proud parents Jennifer Lopez and Akeem Powell of Oshawa.
At Port Perry Hospital’s New Life Centre, baby boy Kerrigan was welcomed...

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Posted Wednesday, November 23, 2022

DURHAM REGION – Lakeridge Health is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Randy Wax as the new Chief of Staff, effective December 1, 2022.
Dr. Wax joined Lakeridge Health in 2010 as Section Chief of Critical Care, helping to evolve the service into an expanded regional academic critical care site in Oshawa, and led the formation of a multi-site department at the Ajax Pickering and Bowmanville Hospitals. Most recently, Dr. Wax served as the Medical Director of Academic...

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