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Posted Thursday, November 09, 2017

Lakeridge Health and Medical Associates of Port Perry Partner to Offer Extended Urgent Care Close to Home
Durham Region – Lakeridge Health and Medical Associates of Port Perry are joining to provide new services and access to more urgent care, which will allow those with complex health care needs to receive treatment closer to home.
“Access to safe, quality care for the North Durham community remains a priority as work continues to restore and reopen Port...

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Posted Friday, November 03, 2017

Dr. PereiraDr. José Pereira’s work will help improve care and attract world-class experts
  Durham Region – Queen’s University and Lakeridge Health have appointed Dr. José Pereira as the inaugural Dr. Gillian Gilchrist Research Chair in Palliative Care. His appointment is for a five-year period.
The Dr. Gilchrist Chair in Palliative Care is the first fully funded academic Research Chair in Palliative Care at a community hospital in Canada. It...

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Posted Friday, October 27, 2017

Lakeridge Health acknowledges quick actions and dedication of Port Perry Hospital team during August 25, 2017 fire.
North Durham – Lakeridge Health held a special recognition event this week to honour the staff, physicians and volunteers who sprang into action to ensure the safety and well-being of patients, family members, visitors and one another on August 25, the night of the Port Perry Hospital fire.
The event took place Thursday, October 26 at Port Perry United...

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Posted Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Asbestos remediation to be complete by early November
Durham Region — Reconstruction efforts continue at Port Perry Hospital with construction experts on site every day. Restoration efforts include asbestos abatement and mold remediation, which are expected to be complete by early November. Once finished, experts will be able to fully assess the damage to the hospital. 
A team of about 80 workers are on daily to prepare the site for full restoration of mechanical...

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Posted Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Durham Region– Lakeridge Health has received a Trillium Gift of Life Network Hospital Achievement Award for dedication to organ and tissue donation in Ontario.
Lakeridge Health is among the leading hospitals across the province for conversion rates, meaning the percentage of potential organ donors who are able to provide the gift of life to those awaiting transplants. The Provincial Conversion Rate Award recognizes Lakeridge Health for meeting or exceeding the target...

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