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Posted Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Blake_Event_Group_by_Plaque Dr. B. George Blake recognized for work to create a healthy and inclusive community
Oshawa – Today, nearly 50 community members gathered at Pinewood Centre at 300 Centre Street South in Oshawa to honour Dr. Buxton (B) George Blake, the founder of the Pinewood Centre and a visionary advocate for mental health and addictions care in our community.
Dr. Blake passed away in January 2018. At its Annual General Meeting in June 2018, Lakeridge Health committed to...

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Posted Friday, May 10, 2019

3,000 Community members participated in a telephone town hall
Durham Region – On Monday, April 29, about 3,000 Durham Region community members joined Lakeridge Health leaders in a telephone town hall to provide feedback on health services and discuss an ambitious new plan for the future of health care in Durham Region.
The hour-long event was hosted by Jerry Archer, familiar to many as an on-air personality from KX96. Lakeridge Health President and CEO, Matthew...

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Posted Friday, May 03, 2019

On Tuesday, May 7 at 12 p.m., Lakeridge Health telephone extensions are changing to five-digits. The new extensions are part of a new telephone system the organization has rolled out, providing a stronger, more reliable telecommunications network.
This means all Lakeridge Health phone extensions have moved from four-digits to five digits:
For Ajax Pickering Hospital numbers, please add the number ‘1’ before the four-digit extension you are trying to reach.
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Posted Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tom McHugh Creating a health-care system that meets the individual needs of patients and keeps people healthy depends on strong partnerships, beginning with individuals and families.
There are many examples of partnerships that are providing people in Durham Region with the opportunity for better health.
At Lakeridge Health’s R.S. McLaughlin Cancer Centre, partnerships are enabling individuals, like cancer survivor Sonja Shepherd, to receive all the services and support...

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Posted Friday, March 15, 2019

DZ_raamclinic_02___Super_Portrait By Reka Szekely
For Oshawa resident Peter Payne, being able to quickly access opioid treatment is a matter of life and death.
Payne is a client of Lakeridge Health’s Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAMM) clinics who has struggled with a heroin and fentanyl addiction for about five years.
“This place is life-saving,” he said of the clinic, located at Pinewood Centre at 300 Centre St. in Oshawa. “It’s just the chaos of drug use in...

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