Communication and Public Affairs

There is a communicator on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Phone: 519 646-6100 ext. 66034
Fax: 519 646-6215
Email: @email 

If you need to contact a communicator after office hours (Mon to Fri, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm), call Switchboard at 519 646-6100 and ask them to page the communicator on-call.

Information for media

The Communication and Public Affairs team is available to help with:

  • interviews with patients, residents and staff
  • stories about St. Joseph's
  • video recording and photography
  • guidelines for media when on St. Joseph's Health Care London property
  • general information and inquiries about St. Joseph's

Our services

All Communication Consultants have media relations, community relations and issues management responsibilities. Contact us for media assistance.

In our role as communicators, we provide a wide range of services. We have highlighted here some of our key functions. Our Consultants would be pleased to discuss any communication need you may have.

  • Publication production, including Annual Reports to the Community and staff newsletters
  • Video production
  • Media relations
  • Public Affairs/Public Relations
  • Web production and development for St. Joseph's public web site, staff intranet and social media
  • Development of communication plans/strategies
  • Crisis communication

Our team

Patricia Hoffer, Chief Communications Officer

  • Kelsi Break, Communication Consultant
  • Krista Devries, Communication Consultant
  • Laura Dockstader, Communication Coordinator
  • Allison Hansen, Communication Assistant
  • Colleen MacDonald, Digital Content Creator
  • Emily Mackey, Social Media Specialist
  • Dahlia Reich, Communication Consultant
  • Renee Sweeney, Communication Consultant
  • Myles Torrens, Communication Assistant
  • Krista Vanderkooy, Administrative Assistant