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Posted Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Port Perry –  A yearlong renovation has resulted in a new, improved Port Perry hospital that will help staff in their daily work and improve patients and their families’ hospital experience.
“Our great team deserves a great building to help to deliver the best care possible to our patients and community,” says Leslie Motz, Vice President Clinical Services & Chief Nursing Executive.  “During the renovations, it was business as usual....

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Posted Friday, March 03, 2017

Colon cancer is among the most common causes of cancer death in Ontarians   March 3 – March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and the Central East Regional Cancer Program, in partnership with local hospitals and Cancer Care Ontario, is encouraging residents to get checked with a safe and painless take-home test. When caught early, nine out of every 10 people with colon cancer can be cured.   Colon cancer (commonly called ‘colorectal cancer’ or...
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Posted Friday, February 17, 2017

Lakeridge Health Taking New Steps to Put Families at the Heart of Hospital Care
Durham — This spring, Lakeridge Health is introducing a new Family Presence Policy that will let families and partners-in-care spend more time with their loved ones. This is one of many improvements to the patient experience that Lakeridge Health has made since it introduced its strategic plan exactly one year ago.   
“One year ago, we said we’d work to become...

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Posted Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Durham -— Lakeridge Health has set up a command centre to deal with a record number of Emergency Department visits and hospital admissions this week.
“We’re experiencing volumes over and above our usual holiday numbers,” says Lakeridge Health President and CEO Matthew Anderson. “Our health care teams are doing superhuman work to deal with this province-wide surge.”
Emergency Department volumes are expected to remain high for the foreseeable...

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Posted Monday, December 19, 2016

Durham Region - - Lakeridge Health wants you to know your health care options so you can spend more time enjoying the holidays and less time waiting in a busy Emergency Department.
“We have some of the busiest ERs in the province, and over the holiday season we get even busier,” says Leslie Motz, Lakeridge Health Vice-President and Chief Nursing Officer “Knowing your holiday health care options in advance could help you spend more time with your family and...

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