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Posted Wednesday, November 23, 2022

DURHAM REGION – Lakeridge Health is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Randy Wax as the new Chief of Staff, effective December 1, 2022.
Dr. Wax joined Lakeridge Health in 2010 as Section Chief of Critical Care, helping to evolve the service into an expanded regional academic critical care site in Oshawa, and led the formation of a multi-site department at the Ajax Pickering and Bowmanville Hospitals. Most recently, Dr. Wax served as the Medical Director of Academic...

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Posted Friday, November 18, 2022

The new clinic increases access to critical services for people in Durham Region  who need dialysis, ensuring care closer to home
DURHAM REGION – Today, Lakeridge Health celebrated the official opening of its haemodialysis clinic located on the first floor of Lakeridge Gardens Long-Term Care Home in Ajax. The in-house haemodialysis clinic features nine state-of-the-art dialysis stations.
“We’re excited to officially open Durham Region’s...

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Posted Saturday, October 29, 2022

October 29, 2022
Ensuring all Durham Region residents have access to emergency medical services, when and where they need it, is a top priority for Lakeridge Health and the Region of Durham Paramedic Services (RDPS). Lakeridge Health’s Emergency Departments continue to experience critical staffing shortages and high patient volumes. This is impacting overall wait times for less acute patients and increasing the time that RDPS is able to offload ambulances at Lakeridge...

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Posted Thursday, October 13, 2022

New, online tool provides an approximate wait time to see a physician in the Emergency Department  
DURHAM REGION — To help improve the patient experience in the Emergency Department (ED), Lakeridge Health has launched a new online ED Wait Times Tracker . This new online tool now provides patients with an approximate wait time to see a physician in any one of the four Lakeridge Health EDs.  
“We are excited to launch this new,...

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Posted Tuesday, October 04, 2022

DURHAM REGION – As individuals and organizations across Canada mark Mental Illness Awareness Week, Lakeridge Health is proud to introduce Together, Best Mental Health – the organization’s three-year plan to deliver a more integrated system of mental health and substance use care in Durham Region.
“As one of Ontario’s largest hospital systems, Lakeridge Health is known for providing evidencebased mental health and substance use services delivered...

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