About St. Joseph's Health Care London

Caring for the body, mind and spirit since 1869

Renowned for compassionate care, St. Joseph’s Health Care London is one of the best academic health care organizations in Canada dedicated to helping people live to their fullest by minimizing the effects of injury, disease and disability through excellence in care, teaching and research.

St. Joseph’s is a Catholic health care organization, owned by the St. Joseph’s Health Care Society of the Roman Catholic Diocese of London and governed by a volunteer board of directors representing the community. Our services are publicly funded. We are a partner in London’s academic health sciences community.

Dr. Muriel Brackstone


As a major patient care, teaching and research centre with a distinguished legacy of service to London, Southwestern Ontario and the veterans of Canada, dating back more than 150 years

St. Joseph’s key role areas include acute/ambulatory care (including chronic disease management, urgent care, surgery and medical imaging), complex care and veterans carelong-term carerehabilitation and specialized geriatrics, and specialized mental health care.  

Facilities and services include St. Joseph’s Hospital, Parkwood Institute, Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care and the Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care.

Our research arm, the Lawson Health Research Institute, continues to direct their research to the development of new knowledge that is continually being applied directly to patient care.

St. Joseph’s is affiliated with Western University.

  • Care Matters Here.

    We focus on the best care possible so people can live life to the fullest.

    Dr. John Denstedt