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Posted Friday, March 15, 2019

DZ_raamclinic_02___Super_Portrait By Reka Szekely
For Oshawa resident Peter Payne, being able to quickly access opioid treatment is a matter of life and death.
Payne is a client of Lakeridge Health’s Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAMM) clinics who has struggled with a heroin and fentanyl addiction for about five years.
“This place is life-saving,” he said of the clinic, located at Pinewood Centre at 300 Centre St. in Oshawa. “It’s just the chaos of drug use in...

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Posted Thursday, March 07, 2019

ajax pickering-mayor dave rya-monitoring system installation-nicu-2-small Event Proceeds fund a new patient monitoring system for Ajax Pickering Hospital’s youngest patients
On Tuesday, March 5, Mayor Dave Ryan joined the City of Pickering Mayor’s Gala Committee, event sponsors Mattamy Homes and OPG as well as staff of the Ajax Pickering Hospital to celebrate the new patient monitors that have been installed in the NICU thanks to the success of the 2017 and 2018 events. 
“The new monitoring system is a crucial tool for...

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Posted Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Blake1Earlier this week, the founder of Lakeridge Health’s Pinewood Centre, the late Dr. George Blake, was honoured by Oshawa City Council. 
Council approved dedication of the Dr. George Blake Parkette. The parkette is located at Royal Street, about a block away from the Pinewood Centre location at 300 Centre Street in Oshawa.  
Dr. Blake’s tireless efforts and advocacy led to the opening of the original Pinewood Centre in Oshawa. Today, there are...

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Posted Friday, February 22, 2019

(OSHAWA) – Durham Region residents are invited to share their thoughts about a proposed Consumption Treatment Services (CTS) site to be located in Oshawa. 
Lakeridge Health, John Howard Society of Durham Region and Durham Region Health Department are currently working together on a proposal for a CTS site in Oshawa. The proposal is part of a comprehensive strategy to prevent, treat and reduce the harms of opioid use in Durham Region.
Oshawa has the sixth highest...

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Posted Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Program deepens relationships between physicians-in-training and community Durham Region – Lakeridge Health and Queen’s University are piloting a new way of delivering hands-on medical education in Durham Region, helping to train a new generation of physicians.
The Queen’s Lakeridge Health-Durham Comprehensive Clerkship Program, launched earlier this year, allows third- and fourth-year Queen’s University medical students to work side by side with...

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