Rick in the News

Leamngton hospital outlines plans for future

July 4, 2012

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Leamington District Memorial Hospital laid out ambitious plans Tuesday to improve the services it provides to more than 100,000 people.

By fall more babies can be born at the hospital with the addition of a new obstetrician in October. The six-unit dialysis centre that opened six months ago is already at capacity and has enough patients to support a third shift. And once the hospital has raised the money needed, it will open a newly renovated diagnostic imaging centre that will include a state-of-the-art digital mammogram machine and private screening rooms.

The hospital’s plans were laid out for MPP Rick Nicholls (PC — Chatham-Kent-Essex) when toured the facility Tuesday.

Read more at the Windsor Star. (July 4, 2012)