St. Joseph's London: Facts and Stats

Who We Are

St. Joseph’s Health Care London is a major patient care, teaching and research centre.

Owned and operated by the St. Joseph’s Health Care Society, it is incorporated and governed by a volunteer board of directors from our community. With its founding organizations, St. Joseph’s has a distinguished legacy of services to London and Southwestern Ontario and to the veterans of Canada.

You can also download a copy of Facts and Stats information in brochure format

About St. Joseph's

  • One of Ontario's 23 academic hospitals
  • Comprised of: St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkwood Institute, Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care, Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care, and 12 team and service locations across the region.
  • Total facilities square footage: 3,238,680
  • Major roles in: day and short stay surgery; complex chronic disease management; specialized mental health care; rehabilitation; complex continuing care; palliative care; long term care; and veterans care
  • Affiliated with Western University, providing learning experiences for students from colleges and universities around the world 

2019/2020 Operating Expense: $489.5 million
Ontario provincial funding: $345.9 million
Federal funding (Veterans Affairs Canada): $31.2 million
Other funding sources: $112.4 million

Facts and Stats for the Year End March 31, 2019:
Employees: 4,207
Physicians - primary appointments citywide: 1,288
Residents, clinical fellows and medical students citywide: 2,219
Other health care student placements (nursing, physiotherapy, psychology etc): 868
Volunteers: 908
Inpatient beds (5 sites): 1,004
Outpatient/outreach visits: 965,429*
Day and short stay surgeries: 22,689
Urgent Care Centre visits: 47,505

St. Joseph’s Hospital:
St. Joseph’s Hospital continues to expand its role in day and short-stay surgery, ambulatory treatment and management of complex medical and chronic disease, illness prevention, research and education. Interdisciplinary teams provide comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care through our specialty programs, including urology, diabetes, rheumatology, pain management, osteoporosis, hand and upper limb, eye care, lung disease, ears, nose and throat, head and neck surgery, gastroenterology, breast care and more. A full range of diagnostic services, including leading-edge medical imaging and laboratory services, support the programs (watch a three-part video about St. Joseph's Hospital to learn more).

Beds: 21
Inpatient surgeries: 1,642
Outpatient/outreach visits: 442,886*
Urgent Care Centre visits: 47,505

Parkwood Institute's Main Building 
Parkwood institute's Main Building (including the Arthur J. Hobbins Building, Western Counties Wing and the Neurobehavioural Rehabilitation Centre) offers complex care, rehabilitation, palliative care, specialized geriatric services and veterans care for inpatients and outpatients, and long term care for veterans.
Beds: 350
Outpatient/outreach visits: 292,034*
Parkwood Institute's Mental Health Care Building 
Parkwood Institute's Mental Health Care Building and the Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care offer specialized bed-based and community-based mental health care services for individuals with serious mental illness. Interdisciplinary teams provide assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services and strengthen community partnerships to help people regain independence in the place of their choice.
Beds: 150
Outpatient/outreach visits: 166,602 *

Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care
Beds: 89
Outpatient/outreach visits: 32,681*

* Outpatient and outreach visits include visits with physicians, nurses, therapists and other health care providers

Mount Hope Centre for Long-Term Care:
Mount Hope provides short and long term care for residents who are 18 years of age or older and who may be cognitively impaired, physically and/or mentally challenged, and/or suffer from chronic illness. A significant number of younger residents enjoy programs tailored to their needs.
Beds (St. Mary's and Marian Villa): 394
Lawson researchers, support staff, volunteers, students and fellows - 2,400
Total research funding - $123,255 million
Active research projects - 2,376

Lawson Health Research Institute is the research institute of St. Joseph’s Health Care London and London Health Sciences Centre. Lawson is one of the top ten hospital-based research institutes in Canada attracting over $123 million in research funding each year. Lawson researchers focus their efforts on the development of new knowledge that can be applied directly to patient care within the hospitals. At St. Joseph’s, Lawson investigators conduct research in specialized areas like medical imaging, chronic disease, microbiome and probiotics, diabetes, infectious diseases, mental health, cognitive vitality and brain health, and mobility and activity.

The St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation:
St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation raises funds to advance patient care, comfort and innovation through donor support for equipment, environments and research not funded via governments. Through generous support from the community, we can improve access to care, fund leading edge medical equipment, invest in groundbreaking research, and support programs that make the lives of patients and residents better. Donor resources do not support annual operations.
At the heart of St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation is a commitment to patient care, donor accountability and volunteerism. We are proud to continue meeting Imagine Canada’s Ethics Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code (learn more about the foundation).
Last updated: Wed, 2019-07-24 07:41