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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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Posted Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Durham - - Lakeridge Health is partnering with Derek and Luke Nguyen, the young masterminds behind Operation EcoPen, a growing community effort to collect and recycle end-of-life pens, pencils, highlighters and markers.
“Most people don’t realize that you can recycle pens, pencils and markers. Many of us just throw them away,” explains Derek. “But just imagine if we all started recycling them. That’s one more thing we’re keeping from landfills...

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Posted Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Oshawa — Following a nationwide search, Lakeridge Health is pleased to announce that Cathy Fiordalisi Smith has assumed the role of Director of Patient Experience at the hospital.
“We are all very excited that Cathy is starting with us today,” says Matthew Anderson, President and CEO of Lakeridge Health. “In our Patient Experience Panel Report we said we would find a top-tier leader who could help us reach our goal of leading Canada in patient and...

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