Our Stories

Read the latest stories about what's going on at St. Joseph's Health Care London.

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Gratitude fuels fundraising for food bank

When the pandemic began, health care providers from both London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) and St. Joseph’s Health Care London received an outpouring of support from the community. Much of this support came in the form of food donations for emergency and urgent care staff and physicians at LHSC’s University Hospital and Victoria Hospital, and St. Joseph’s Urgent Care Centre (UCC). To say thank you, the staff at these three locations have teamed up to raise more than $7,500 for London Food Bank. Katherine Yates, a registered nurse (RN) in the Emergency Department (ED) at LHSC was moved by...
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Your donation enables unique dementia care at Mount Hope

“What kind of pie should we bake?” It’s a question that might seem out of place to some health care providers. But not to Therapeutic Recreation Assistant Lisa Roselli. In the Memory Care Unit at Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care, Lisa helps 36 residents living with dementia remain active and...
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You are making a difference against COVID-19

As the number of new cases continue to rise worldwide, the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) here in London and across Canada is more urgent than ever. But your support is helping St. Joseph's respond. Your donation means funding for COVID-19-related research, patient equipment and comfort...
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The Notebook - a tantalizing tale from St. Joseph's earliest days

The lined pages are brownish-yellow and the delicate handwriting inked with a fountain pen is faded. Page after page the notes describe medical conditions and treatments, even recipes for remedies like barley water found tucked into a passage titled “Care of the New Born”. In a rare and intriguing...
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A moment in time

Precious life moments continue for residents and families thanks to generous donations to the St. Joseph’s Health Crisis Fund. The COVID-19 crisis has changed the way we interact and connect with each other on a daily basis – but not all of life’s precious moments have been lost or put on hold...
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A move in the right direction

At just 39-years-old, Beth Miller experienced a hemorrhagic stroke in early January – losing significant mobility in the right-side of her body. A devastating reality for a natural athlete and mother of three. After spending three weeks as an inpatient at St. Joseph’s Parkwood Institute, Beth was...
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'Standing on the shoulders of giants'

The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented time for health care providers around the globe, with historic challenges. But at St. Joseph’s Health Care London, trail blazers of long ago have helped guide the way. They are the pioneering Sisters of St. Joseph who laid an indomitable foundation of...
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