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Posted Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Durham Region – Durham residents are invited to attend a Live Telephone Town Hall on Monday, November 25 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. to learn more from Lakeridge Health leaders about health care in the region, new programs, and plans to expand services in the future.
Lakeridge Health President & CEO Matthew Anderson and Chief of Staff Dr. Tony Stone will update community members on key topics including efforts to alleviate hospital overcrowding and increase access to...

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Posted Friday, November 08, 2019

Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT) still in running to be named early adopter
Durham –The Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT) has achieved another milestone in the application process to be named one of Ontario’s first OHTs.
On November 1, a Ministry of Health (MOH) Outreach Team sat down with acute, home and community, primary care providers, and patient, family and caregiver representatives for an in-depth discussion on how health and social care will be enhanced...

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Posted Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Diabetes Program Receiving Accreditation PlaqueCongratulations to Lakeridge Health’s Diabetes Program for successfully completing the Diabetes Canada - Standards Recognition Program.
“This achievement validates that our patients are receiving the best possible care that we can provide,” says Heather Reid, Lakeridge Health’s Director of Regional Nephrology and Diabetes.
The Diabetes Education Programs and the Centre of Complex Diabetes Care enrolled in an extensive review to ensure alignment...

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Posted Thursday, October 31, 2019

Kelly Syer, RN, contributes to a groundbreaking study published in CMAJCongratulations to Kelly Syer, RN, Lakeridge Health’s Blood Conservation Coordinator for her contributions to a groundbreaking study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) Open to design Ontario’s first Massive Hemorrhage Protocol (MHP). The study involved creating a set of recommendations for hospitals that will enable rapid and coordinated delivery of blood products in a patient who is hemorrhaging.
The study team, which was comprised of transfusion...

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Posted Friday, October 04, 2019

It is great news that the Bowmanville Hospital redevelopment project is included in the latest Ontario P3 Market Update (Fall 2019). Infrastructure Ontario annually releases a P3 Market Update that provides estimated timelines for large public projects.
https://www.infrastructureontario.ca/uploadedFiles/_CONTENT/News/2_Market_Update/2019-Market-Update.PDF
With Clarington’s population forecast to grow by more than 40 per cent by 2031, the Bowmanville Hospital...

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