London, Ont., team researching COVID-19 impacts on brain zero in on ‘microbleeds’

Experts in brain imaging, cognitive neurology, infectious disease and other fields based in London, Ont., are working together to use an ultra-high-field MRI scanner to try to find out whether … Read More

London, Ont., NICU nurse who travelled to D.C. has been fired ‘with cause’

The employer of a London, Ont., registered nurse who travelled to Washington, D.C., in early January says the woman has been “terminated with cause” following an internal investigation. Kristen Nagle, … Read More

Paul Woods no longer CEO and president of LHSC ‘effective immediately’

In an about-face from last week, the board of directors of the London Health Sciences Centre says it’s “decided to end Dr. Paul Woods’ employment as LHSC’s President and Chief … Read More

‘He could no longer lead’: Paul Woods ousted from LHSC after 5 trips stateside

Dr. Paul Woods has been removed as London Health Sciences Centre’s president and CEO. Woods is the latest public figure to come under fire for travelling outside of the country … Read More

London, Ont., NICU nurse who travelled to Washington, D.C., on unpaid leave

A hospital network in London, Ont., says a nurse who works in its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) who recently travelled to Washington, D.C., has been placed on unpaid leave. … Read More

Initial doses of COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in London, Ont., within days

Less than an hour after the province announced the London Health Sciences Centre was among 17 additional hospitals that will be receiving Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine over the next two weeks, … Read More

‘Morale is horrible’: London, Ont., nurse alleges equipment issues, lack of break space at LHSC

A nurse says London Health Sciences Centre staff have been “shortchanged” by an administration that failed to properly prepare for the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic and attempted … Read More

What went wrong? 10 dead, more than 100 infected in University Hospital COVID-19 outbreaks

Middlesex-London Health Unit medical officer of health Dr. Chris Mackie says the University Hospital COVID-19 outbreaks are now associated with 10 deaths and over 100 cases. He also told Global … Read More

Coronavirus: 4 deaths, at least 80 cases tied to University Hospital outbreaks

COVID-19 cases and deaths tied to outbreaks at the London Health Sciences Centre’s (LHSC) University Hospital (UH) campus continue to climb, sitting at at least 80 cases and four deaths … Read More

Coronavirus: survey aims to identify supports for front-line hospital workers in southwestern Ontario

While the impact of the novel coronavirus has been widespread and touched almost every aspect of our lives, a team from Lawson Health Research Institute is hoping to learn more … Read More

Coronavirus: Concerns over global drug shortage prompts London, Ont., sedatives study

As the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19 in the fall raises increased concern over the potential for global drug shortages, a team out of Lawson Health Research Institute … Read More

Planned surgeries, procedures ‘slowly resuming’ at London, Ont., hospitals

Some services will slowly start to resume at London, Ont., hospitals as the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) and St. Joseph’s Health Care London announce plans to move forward with … Read More

Testing underway in London, Ont., for non-invasive ventilation mask

Researchers in London, Ont., have begun testing a new non-invasive ventilation mask that aims to reduce the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus during treatment while lessening the demand for … Read More

Coronavirus: can immunosuppressive therapies save lives? London, Ont., researchers launch study

Researchers out of Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University in London, Ont., are trying to better understand the immune system’s response to the new coronavirus and whether or not … Read More

Can immunosuppressive therapies save lives? London, Ont., researchers launch study

Researchers out of Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University in London, Ont., are trying to better understand the immune system’s response to the new coronavirus and whether or not … Read More

Hospital worker among latest London, Ont.-area novel coronavirus cases

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) is confirming that a health-care worker at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus and that she went to work … Read More

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