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Posted Monday, April 24, 2017

Durham — Lakeridge Health has introduced a new Family Presence Policy that ends standard “visiting hours” and lets family members and partners-in-care spend more time with their loved ones. “Patients, their family members and other partners-in-care are essential members of our Lakeridge Health team, so we’re excited to be supporting this philosophy of care,” said Patient Experience Director Cathy Fiordalisi Smith. “Family and friends...
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Posted Friday, April 21, 2017

As part of the Minister’s Order that directed our integration with the former Rouge Valley Ajax-Pickering hospital, we were asked to adopt a corporate name that reflects Durham Region.
After extensive research and polling, we’ve determined that, for the majority of people in every community in Durham, the name “Lakeridge Health” is already reflective of Durham. We also found that there is a strong attachment to the names of each of our five local hospitals....

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Posted Thursday, April 20, 2017

Durham Region - April is BeADonor Month in Ontario and the hospital hopes the community will take the time this month to talk to their loved ones about organ and tissue donation.   “It is important to discuss your wishes and beliefs about donation with your family, said Tracy McCron, Lakeridge Health’s Organ and Tissue Donation Coordinator. “By doing so, you relieve your family of the burden of deciding on your behalf during their time of grief,”...
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Posted Monday, April 10, 2017

Randy WaxOshawa – Dr. Randy Wax has been named Regional Director of Clinical Education, where he’ll oversee the training of more than 240 medical students and residents from Queen’s University each year at Lakeridge Health.
“Dr. Wax is recognized as a provincial leader in Critical Care and Medical Education and has been a major driving force behind our Academic Mission and the growth of our cutting-edge LHEARN Centre,” said Barry Guppy, VP of Medical and...

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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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