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Posted Friday, August 05, 2022

August 5, 2022 -  Last week, Lakeridge Health made the difficult decision to temporarily relocate the Bowmanville Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) 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. And there have been no interruptions to services at the Emergency Department.
We, along with many hospitals,...

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Posted Friday, August 05, 2022

July 28, 2022 -  Lakeridge Health, like many Ontario hospitals, continues to operate amidst a significant staff shortage. Providing the safest care and preserving our ability to provide acute and emergency services, including critical care, remains our top priority.
To ensure our ability to do so, we have made the difficult decision to temporarily relocate the Bowmanville Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and consolidate critical care services to the Ajax Pickering...

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Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Lakeridge Health celebrates 2021/2022 Fiscal Year at Annual General Meeting
DURHAM REGION – Lakeridge Health staff and physicians gathered virtually with community members from across Durham Region last night to mark a year of extraordinary achievements, progress, and dedication at the 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM).
“This past year, despite the many challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, team members came together every day to ensure that patients...

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Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Dr. Michael Howlett Dr. Michael Howlett’s installation as President of the national professional association is a first for a Lakeridge Health physician
(Durham Region) – June 13, 2022 – Dr. Michael Howlett, Chief and Medical Director, Emergency Services, Lakeridge Health is the newest President of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP), a national professional organization that represents more than 2,300 emergency room doctors from across Canada. This...

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Posted Friday, June 10, 2022

At Lakeridge Health, ensuring the safety of all patients and their families, as well as staff and physicians is our top priority.
On June 11, Ontario will lift its mandatory mask mandate in high-risk settings that include hospitals and other health-care settings. However, hospitals have the authority and ability to keep their own masking policies in place to support healthy and safe environments.
For the foreseeable future, all individuals entering any Lakeridge Health...

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